In pictures: The funeral procession of Kem Ley

Source:  The Phnom Penh Post / Mon, 25 July 2016

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Organisers load the body of Kem Ley onto a vehicle at Wat Chas pagoda in Chroy Changvar early yesterday morning. Pha Lina

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Onlookers wait in Chroy Changvar yesterday with their motorbikes adorned with Kem Ley posters as the political analyst’s funeral procession gathers. Pha Lina

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People wait in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changvar district just before seven o’clock in the morning for Kem Ley’s funeral procession to begin. Pha Lina

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Men attach a photo of slain political activist and Grassroots Democracy Party founder Kem Ley to a motorbike. Athena Zelandonii

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A vehicle with a portrait of Kem Ley attached to the bonnet leads the procession over the Chroy Changvar bridge into Phnom Penh yesterday morning. Hong Menea

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A monk holds a poster of Kem Ley as he travels toward Monivong Boulevard on a truck yesterday. Hong Menea

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A woman holds a poster of Kem Ley as she travels in Kem Ley’s funeral procession yesterday. Hong Menea

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Members of the public stand on the back of a truck and spectate as thousands of people travel along Phnom Penh’s Monivong Boulevard. Hong Menea

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Monks follow a truck bearing large portraits of Kem Ley as a convoy of vehicles travels though the streets of Phnom Penh. Hong Menea

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Thousands of people travel over the Chroy Changvar bridge in a convoy just after seven o’clock yesterday. Athena Zelandonii

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Kem Ley’s wife Bou Rachana holds a portrait of her slain husband in Phnom Penh as she begins the journey to Takeo province yesterday morning. Pha Lina

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Thousands of people cover a stretch of Phnom Penh’s 6-lane Monivong Boulevard as the procession for Kem Ley travels through Phnom Penh. Hong Menea

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Monks walk along the road as people wait to pay their respects to Kem Ley during his funeral procession yesterday. Hong Menea

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Monks walk past a woman holding a poster of Kem Ley in Phnom Penh. Hong Menea

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Members of Kem Ley’s procession hold posters as they travel along Russian Boulevard yesterday by truck. Hong Menea

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A truck mounted with a large portrait of Kem Lay crawls along Phnom Penh’s Russian Boulevard yesterday morning at nine o’clock. Pha Lina

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Motorists from Kem Ley’s procession question the closure of a petrol station on Russian Boulevard. Scott Howes

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A man holds a Kem Ley poster and watches as a convoy of mourners travels toward the airport yesterday morning. Hong Menea

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Thousands line the street side near the airport as a procession for slain political analyst Kem Ley turns onto National Road 3. Pha Lina

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Two women tearfully observe Kem Ley’s funeral procession yesterday. Athena Zelandonii

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Kem Ley’s funeral procession reaches its end at the Chom Chao roundabout near Phnom Penh International Airport. Pha Lina National

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