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Dozens of villagers gathered outside the Samlei commune office in Svay Rieng province Thursday to demand the ouster of the deputy police chief, who used his AK-47 to break up a brawl involving his sons on Wednesday.

April 18, 2014

Security guards at the center of a yearlong land dispute between families in Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak community and the Khun Sear Import Export Company on Wednesday accused the families of attacking them during a late-night Khmer New Year drinking party.

April 17, 2014

The government is planning to create two new departments within the Ministry of Interior that will be charged with handling immigration issues and the provision of identity documents, a police spokes­man said Tuesday.

April 16, 2014

Ath Thorn, the embattled president of the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers’ Democratic Union (CCAWDU), said yesterday that he plans to call on his members—mostly garment factory workers—to help fund a $25,000 bail order that would keep him from being detained on allegations of incitement.

April 16, 2014

Police in Kandal province vowed Monday to track down a high-profile owner of a Lexus SUV that sped away after smashing into a motorcycle Saturday, killing a man and causing two others to have legs amputated. But police said they would wait until after the Khmer New Year holiday to take action.

April 15, 2014

Over the past year, a family locked in a land dispute with the Khun Sear Import Export Company has faced harassment in the form of beatings, arson and even a bag of cobras thrown through their window. Now they are being bothered by loud music.

April 15, 2014

The Geneva-based Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders yesterday called for intervention in the Preah Vihear governor’s effort to shut down an NGO that supports ethnic Kuoy people who are fighting a land-battle with a Chinese sugar company in the province.

April 14, 2014

Ek Sovannara—a police officer and the son of former Kandal provincial police chief Ek Krit—on Saturday fled the scene of an accident in Kandal province that killed one man and caused two others to lose a leg, police said.

April 14, 2014

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has committed $148.8 million to Cambodia over the next three years following a worldwide restructuring of its funding model.

April 10, 2014

Eight families involved in a land dispute in Kompong Chhnang province with Chea Kheng, the wife of Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem, on Wednesday walked away from a meeting that was set up at their local district administrative office to resolve the dispute, an official said.

April 10, 2014
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