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Free the 15

Boeung Kak Lake is not deterred in its resistance. Backed by Human Rights NGO’s and individuals, it staged a demonstration in front of the National Assembly. The demonstration was cautiously observed from the sidewalk by Venerable Luon Sovath despite the risks of him being arrested.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Venerable Luon Sovath, a buddhist monk advocating Human Rights issues who was threatened to be defrocked by his superiors, at Boeung Kak Lake residents demonstrating in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2 years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Venerable Luon Sovath, a buddhist monk advocating Human Rights issues who was threatened to be defrocked by his superiors, at Boeung Kak Lake residents demonstrating in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2 years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents preparing for a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents preparing for a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents preparing for a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents preparing for a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents at a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents at a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents at a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents at a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents at a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake residents at a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake resident shaving his head in protest at a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

CAMBODIA. Phnom Penh. 28/05/2012: Boeung Kak Lake resident shaving his head in protest at a demonstration in front of the National Assembly for the release of 15 of them arrested and condemned to 2 1/2years of imprisonment a few days earlier.

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