Cambodia to Deploy 100,000 Security Personnel, ‘Village Guards’ at Polling Stations For July Ballot

Cambodia’s government plans to deploy more than 100,000 security personnel and “village guards” at polling stations across the country during the upcoming general election, according to officials, drawing concerns from observers who suggested such a show of force would intimidate voters in a poll in which the ruling party is the only significant political group on the ballot.

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