Despite the apparent spontaneity of a protest against U.N. human rights envoy Surya Subedi at a university in Phnom Penh on Tuesday night, it emerged Wednesday that one of the apparent leaders of the demonstration is associated with a youth organization aligned with the ruling CPP.
The rare instance of activism—in which the students angrily questioned Mr. Subedi’s independence and unveiled banners demanding that he end his mandate to monitor human rights in the country—appears to demonstrate the long reach, and appeal, of the ruling party, which now dominates most areas of Cambodian society.Proof of CPP youths sent in to heckle Surya Subedi
|Heckler number two is Chea Chheng|
|Chea Chheng receiving gifts from Hun Sen|
|Chea Chheng (R) butters up to Hun Many, Hun Sen's son|