Why hundreds are protesting at Obama's summit
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the US-ASEAN summit on Monday.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Hundreds of people gathered outside Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage Monday, braving the oppressive desert heat to protest the summit between President Obama and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
The largest groups opposed the heavy-headed Vietnamese and Laotian governments, both of which are single-party communist nations, and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, a dictator who has been linked to genocide.
A smaller but vocal faction of protesters spoke out against Thai junta leader... read more