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Spate of shootings at Cambodia protests
Rights groups saying security guards are using weapons to control protests by farmers and workers.
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2012 12:09

As farmers face displacement by big agricultural firms, human rights groups say weapons are increasingly being used by security workers to control protests against private companies.

At least 20 people have been injured in six demonstrations against corporations since November.

Al Jazeera's Stephanie Scawen reports from Snoul.

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