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The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday charged two defrocked monks with participation in a criminal association after they were arrested Wednesday outside a pagoda carrying bags full of flags attached to bamboo poles, officials said Thursday.

November 14, 2014

Police in Phnom Penh arrested two young monks Wednesday morning who were allegedly transporting two bags filled with more than 100 bamboo poles to the restive Samakki Raingsey pagoda, where they were due to accompany villagers in a protest later that day, police and officials said. Most—possibly all—of the poles were attached to Cambodian and Buddhist flags.

November 13, 2014

The Kompong Cham Provincial Court on Wednesday released five factory workers on bail three weeks after they were charged with instigating violence and destroying property during a protest that turned violent at the Juhui Footwear factory late last month, according to their lawyer.

November 13, 2014

About 100 protesters on Tuesday marched to their local commune office on the outskirts of Poipet City to submit a petition demanding the removal of their village chief, whose three sons they accuse of using violence with impunity.

November 12, 2014

About 60 environmental activists in Kompong Thom province stopped a truck that was transporting more than 10 cubic meters of protected wood through the Prey Long forest on Sunday evening before handing over the haul of second-grade timber and suspected smugglers to forestry officials, villagers and local authorities said Monday.

November 11, 2014

The Koh Kong Provincial Court on Monday released on bail a representative of 135 families locked in a land dispute with a company owned by a prominent ruling-party politician, according to a court document.

November 11, 2014

The Cambodian Embassy in Bangkok dismissed a claim that 86 Cambodian migrant workers were being held captive at a house in Thailand and that two children among them had been killed as a hoax.

November 10, 2014

Authorities in Stung Treng province confiscated more than 100 pieces of illegal luxury-grade wood stockpiled on the bank of the Mekong River Saturday, officials said Sunday.

November 10, 2014

Police and Forestry Administration officials in Banteay Meanchey province confiscated more than 120 pieces of illegally logged luxury-grade wood in two separate operations on Tuesday and Wednesday, officials said Thursday.

November 7, 2014

Authorities in Tbong Khmum province seized more than 1,900 pieces of rosewood from a truck whose drivers were attempting to smuggle the illicit haul out of the province on Monday night, officials said Wednesday.

November 6, 2014
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