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With the Cambodian election campaigns now in full swing ruling party CPP leader prime minister Hun Sen makes a highly guarded visit to Siem Reap to attend various meetings. Hun Sen is the second longest serving leader in Southeast Asia and is one of the longest serving prime ministers in the world, having been in power through various coalitions since 1985. In 1987, Amnesty International accused Hun Sen's government of torture of thousands of political prisoners using "electric shocks, hot irons and near-suffocation with plastic bags. Hun Sen's government has been responsible for the sale of vast amounts of land to foreign investors resulting in the forced eviction of thousands upon thousands of residents from their homes throughout the country.
Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen's body guards have a joke with each other before starting their next watch. Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Prime minister Hun Sen's body guards stand proud for a photograph underneath a large sign commemorating the late king Norodom Sihanouk who died on the 15th October 2012. Siem Reap, Cambodia.
One of the Prime ministers many body guards stands proudly underneath a large sign commemorating the late king Norodom Sihanouk.
In advance of the Cambodian elections on the 28th of July, 2013, prime minister Hun Sen makes a highly guarded visit to Siem Reap to attend meetings. Siem Reap, Cambodia.
One of CPP leader and prime minister Of the Kingdom Of Cambodia Hun Sen's body guards takes a well needed sleep in the royal palace gardens, Siem Reap, Cambodia.
One of Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen's body guards wears a traditional red bracelet believed to bring good luck after the wearer has been blessed by a buddhist monk. Siam Reap, Cambodia.
A woman poses with an assault rifle at her home in Misrata, Libya, 09 June 2011. The house, home to a number of woman and children, was also the workshop of a self proclaimed weapons expert, husband to the pictured woman, making IED's from unexploded munitions which were scattered around the house and its neighbouring buildings. GEORGE HENTON.
Harold Rosenbaum shows off his assault rifle collection, against a backdrop of toy soldiers. "God, I miss that life," he says.
Middle-aged men practice commando rolls and magazine reloading with women in their mid-20s - women armed not just with Glock pistols but also with AR-15 rifles. Members say that since 9/11, there has been increased interest in training.
"Clack clack clack...clack clack clack," shouts Ralph Severe as he points his camouflaged Kalashnikov assault rifle past his "Survivalism" students, transitions to his pistol and spirals his massive frame to the floor and into a gymnastic roll.