Thai nationalists demand UNESCO delist controversial temple

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Bangkok – Thai protesters massed outside the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Bangkok office Wednesday to demand that a Cambodian temple be removed from the world heritage list.

About 1,000 members of the ultra-nationalist People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) gathered to demand UNESCO delist the Preah Vihear temple, which lies on Cambodian soil but is claimed by Thailand, and ‘end the violation of sovereignty of Thai territory.’

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