Cambodian police open fire on garment protesters, killing 1 bystander, injuring 20 people
An injured Cambodian worker escapes from riot police in the compound of a Buddhist pagoda in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Police fired live ammunition during clashes with protesting garment workers outside Cambodia’s capital Tuesday, killing a bystander who was struck by a bullet while selling rice and injuring at least 20 people, rights groups said. Hundreds of workers from the SL Garment Processing (Cambodia) Ltd. Factory clashed with hundreds of riot police sent to block a march from the factory to the Phnom Penh residence of Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to several human rights groups.