Demotix.com The Network for Freelance Photojournalists 30,000 contributors. 212 territories. Photos. Videos. News.

Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh

Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
01/13
Caption
An elderly woman reacts as riot police block protesters from reaching the US Embassy in Phnom Penh ahead of a visit by US President Obama and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
02/13
Caption
Protesters prepare themselves nearby Boeung Kak Lake, Phnom Penh.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
03/13
Caption
Protesters prepare air balloons with messages for the U.S. President Obama and U.S. Secretary of state Hillary Clinton ahead of their visit to Cambodia this afternoon.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
04/13
Caption
Protesters prepare air balloons with messages for the U.S. President Obama and U.S. Secretary of state Hillary Clinton ahead of their visit to Cambodia this afternoon.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
05/13
Caption
Protesters carrying a giant photo of U.S. President Obama who will arrive in Cambodia this afternoon.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
06/13
Caption
A protester prepares himself nearby Boeung Kak Lake, Phnom Penh before joining a group of protesters heading to the US Embassy.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
07/13
Caption
Protesters walk through the community of Boeung Kak lake, carrying photos of US President Obama and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ahead of their visit to Cambodia later in the day.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
08/13
Caption
Protesters walking through the community of Boeung Kak lake, carrying photos of U.S. President Obama and U.S. Secretary of state Hillary Clinton ahead of their visit to Cambodia this afternoon.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
09/13
Caption
Riot police block protesters from reaching the US Embassy in Phnom Penh ahead of a visit by US President Obama and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
10/13
Caption
Riot police block protesters from reaching the US Embassy in Phnom Penh ahead of a visit by US President Obama and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
11/13
Caption
Riot police block protesters from reaching the US Embassy in Phnom Penh ahead of a visit by US President Obama and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
12/13
Caption
Riot police pictured as they block protesters from reaching the US Embassy in Phnom Penh ahead of a visit by US President Obama and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
13/13
Caption
Riot police blocks the pacific protest just after a few meters.
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh
  • Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh

Riot police carrying new Chinese made electrified shields blocked a peaceful protest by members of Phnom Penh's evicted communities as they attempted to demonstrate in front of the US Embassy demanding fair treatment ahead of upcoming ASEAN meetings.

Submitted by
Disclaimer

Please note: the text contained in "Protesters blocked by riot police ahead of Obama visit to Phnom Penh" has not been corrected, edited or verified by Demotix and is the raw text submitted by the photojournalist. All views and opinions expressed are that of the independent photojournalist and do not represent the views of Demotix Ltd. These details have been included in order to provide as much information as possible to the Media buyer.