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Cambodian demonstrators seeking new elections joined by factory workers for more protests

  • Cambodia's opposition leader Sam Rainsy, center right, and his party Cambodia National Rescue Party's Vice President Kem Sokha, center left, wave during a mass demonstration at the on the main roads in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. In July, 2013, Prime Minister Hun Sen won elections that extended his 28-year rule in the poor Southeast Asia nation, but protesters led by the head of the opposition, Sam Rainsy, accuse him of rigging the vote. They have been staging street protests and demanding that he resign and call new elections. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)The Associated Press

  • Supporters of Cambodian's opposition party gather for the party's mass demonstration at the Democracy Square in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Prime Minister Hun Sen won elections in July that extended his 28-year rule in the poor Southeast Asia nation, but protesters led by the head of the opposition, Sam Rainsy, accuse him of rigging the vote. They have been staging street protests and demanding that he resign and call new elections.(AP Photo/Heng Sinith)The Associated Press

  • Supporters of opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party march on the main roads during their demonstration in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. In July, 2013 Prime Minister Hun Sen won elections that extended his 28-year rule in the poor Southeast Asia nation, but protesters led by the head of the opposition, Sam Rainsy, accuse him of rigging the vote. They have been staging street protests and demanding that he resign and call new elections. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)The Associated Press

Demonstrators in Cambodia have begun a third week of protests demanding new elections, their numbers buoyed by thousands of factory workers seeking higher wages.

Sam Rainsy, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, led a march of tens of thousands of people through the capital of Phnom Penh on Sunday in the group's latest and largest daily protest.

Prime Minister Hun Sen won elections in July that extended his 28-year rule, but his opponents accuse him of rigging the vote. The protests expanded this past week when workers from garment factories, a linchpin of the country's economy, joined the anti-government demonstrators, adding their own demand for a higher minimum wage.