Members of the Royal Cabinet and Phnom Penh City Hall officials this week deflected questions about the decrepit state of Veal Mean, the ornate site of the cremation in February of King Father Norodom Sihanouk. But since that historic day, Veal Mean has fallen into ruin and is now inhabited by a troop of security guards charged with protecting it. Ahead of the King Fatherís cremation in February 2013, Veal Mean was transformed from a public park to a restricted area, and remains closed to the public to this day. The very spot where the King Fatherís remains
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