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Sunday 31 August 2014

Bloody clashes between Cambodian soldiers and factory workers in Phnom Penh

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Cambodian soldiers clash with workers, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh January 2, 2014. Cambodian soldiers on Thursday broke up a protest by factory workers on strike, who were demanding a doubling of their wages, witnesses and a rights worker said. Around 100 soldiers with riot gear from a nearby base were deployed to move the workers who had been protesting outside their factory about 20km (12 miles) west of the capital Phnom Penh. REUTERS/Samrang Pring (CAMBODIA - Tags: MILITARY CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Cambodian soldiers clash with workers, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh
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A wounded protester is carried by comrades during clashes between garment workers and security forces in Phnom Penh January 3, 2014. Cambodian military police opened fire with assault rifles on Friday to quell a protest by stone-throwing garment factory workers demanding higher pay in a crackdown a human rights group said killed four people. REUTERS/Samrang Pring (CAMBODIA - Tags: SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) TEMPLATE OUT
A wounded protester is carried by comrades during clashes between garment workers and security forces in Phnom Penh
Cambodian soldiers prepare to blockade garment workers on strike in front of a factory of Yak Jin in Kambol village, on the outskirts of  Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Troops have been used to forcefully quell a demonstration by striking factory workers in Cambodia, with Buddhist monks and labor leaders among those detained. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Cambodian soldiers prepare to blockade garment workers on strike in front of a factory of Yak Jin in Kambol village, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Employees were demanding a doubling of their wages

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