Pro-ruling party demonstrators stage a protest rally in front of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
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Two opposition lawmakers were beaten outside Cambodia's parliament Monday during a demonstration in support of the ruling party, witnesses and the opposition said, in the first case of violence since a political truce broke down in July.More than 1,000 demonstrators had gathered Monday morning to demand the resignation of Kem Sokha, deputy leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party.It showed one of the CNRP lawmakers pulled from his car and kicked on the ground.Kem Sokha was granted the role of deputy house president as part of a 2014 political truce with Prime Minister Hun Sen, in exchange for the CNRP ending its year-long parliamentary boycott over a disputed 2013 election.
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