Kyle James

journalist/writer/media development consultant

Protest crackdown (radio feature)

Photo: Kyle James

Photo: Kyle James

In Cambodia, the political temperature is rising. Protests against the government are becoming more frequent as calls for democratic reform grow louder. Demonstrations began last summer after controversial national elections that many observers say were flawed. These days, more and more everyday people appear to be tired of the status quo and are willing to publicly demand change—at considerable personal risk. Kyle James found out how protesters are coming up against security forces at a protest last week in the Cambodian capital.

(Aired on DW’s Worldlink on Feb. 2, 2014)

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