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A Royal Cambodian Armed Forces captain fatally shot his wife Thursday night in Strung Treng province before turning the gun on himself, according to police.

August 16, 2014

A day after three of their community members were arrested following a violent encounter with police, about 50 villagers from Kompong Chhnang province forged ahead with a peaceful march toward Phnom Penh on Wednesday, but were temporarily blocked by police officials in Russei Keo district.

August 14, 2014

Three men embroiled in a land dispute with a company owned by the wife of Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem were arrested Tuesday while marching with about 50 fellow villagers from Kompong Chhnang province’s Lor Peang village to Phnom Penh.

August 13, 2014

The charges of “leading an insurrection” brought against seven CNRP lawmakers-elect after a violent protest last month now appear dead in the water, with their lawyers saying a Phnom Penh judge has told them he cannot question them over the case because they have sworn in as lawmakers.

August 12, 2014

Im Chaem, one of three suspects in the government-opposed Case 004 at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, has allegedly been summoned to appear for questioning, according to a district governor in Oddar Meanchey province. Im Chaem, 68, is accused of coordinating purges in the Northwest Zone as a Khmer Rouge cadre in the 1970s.

August 12, 2014

A protester was injured during a confrontation between Lor Peang villagers and Kompong Chhnang provincial police Friday after the group was blocked from marching to the provincial hall, according to villagers and a right worker.

August 9, 2014

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people continue to face discrimination in Cambodia and more needs to be done to legislate for members of the community to ensure they have the same rights as other citizens, according to a new report.

August 9, 2014

Thirty-nine years after Phnom Penh was forcibly emptied by gun-toting Khmer Rouge soldiers, setting off a chain of events in which an estimated 1.7 million people died, leaders of the regime were on Thursday found guilty of crimes against humanity.

August 8, 2014

Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Friday sent CNRP President Sam Rainsy a draft of the CPP’s amendment to the Constitution and election law, which notably excluded any reference to immunity for members of what would be the new election management body, CPP lawmaker Cheam Yeap said.

August 2, 2014

The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday defended the Cambodian Embassy and consulates in China, which have been accused of ignoring female citizens in peril there, and said it has made efforts to cut off the flow off women being sold into brothels or forced marriages.

August 2, 2014
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