Cambodia Fortifies Border Town Ahead of Sam Rainsy’s Possible Return

Members of Cambodia’s opposition have spent the past few days crossing Southeast Asia in an attempt to return to Cambodia, a return promised by their exiled leader, Sam Rainsy.

Their destination is Poipet, a northwestern border town known for its casinos and a key conduit for trade with Thailand.

An uneasy calm will welcome Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) members, if they are able to reach Poipet, where mixed security forces have garrisoned the town in anticipation of Sam Rainsy’s possible return.

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