A group of eight opposition CNRP youth supporters sang a single song near Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park before police deployed nearby had a chance to break up their concert on Thursday, a musical test of the new ban on public gatherings in the wake of mass anti-government protests. On Wednesday evening, the young CNRP supporters announced their plans to sing songs of nonviolence at Freedom Park and condemn the shooting deaths of at least five protesters last Friday at the hands of military police officers. But with dozens of police suited up in riot gear and armed military
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