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Vietnamese 'targeted' in Cambodia

Growing anti-Vietnamese sentiment is behind a five-day protest that is due to start in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh this weekend.

Tensions have been brewing for months and there are fears they will soon boil over.

Although the protest is being led by the minority Khmer Krom community, it highlights increasing animosity towards Vietnam and the ethnic Vietnamese living in Cambodia.

Nga Pham reports.

  • 03 Oct 2014
  • From the section Asia
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