The Sam Rainsy Party sent out a call for help after what it said was another political
killing December 8. The latest victim, Uk Sao, was a police informant and activist
who represented the SRP at a voter registration office in his commune. Meanwhile
December 15 saw the first case of intimidation of a female candidate. Pom Hoeun,
who is standing for the SRP in Anhchaem commune in Kampong Cham, was beaten with
sticks by six men on motorbikes as she traveled home with her 17-year-old son.