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Fighting for justice: the plight of Cambodia’s imprisoned activist Tep Vanny

It is exactly two years since Cambodia’s prominent human rights defender Tep Vanny was jailed after protesting against the imprisonment of a group of rights workers known as the Adhoc 5. Southeast Asia Globe looks at her story so far.

Cambodia arrests Phuket man wanted in Chon Buri murder

Cambodian authorities have arrested Panya Yingdung, 39, who was wanted for questioning in the murders of his former girl friend and a companion last month in Chon Buri province.

Police to ask Cambodia’s help finding murder suspect and brother

As police this week obtained an arrest warrant for Anuwat Chaipha, the younger brother of murder suspect Assaya Chaipha, for aiding Assaya to avoid arrest, Metropolitan Police Division 4 commander Pol Maj-General Theerapong Wongratthapitak on Wednesday vowed the hunt for both men would continue.

Cambodia’s Chinese dam conundrum

In June 2018, a leaked environmental impact assessment report on the proposed Sambor Hydropower Dam project in Cambodia revealed that constructing a dam at the proposed site could ‘literally kill the [Mekong] River’.

Cambodian Migrant Workers Dream of Opportunities at Home

Most migrant workers will be unemployed on their return to their home country because of a lack of job opportunities and programs to get people back into work.

How Cambodia’s prime minister rigged an election

Hun Sen and the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won a recent landslide victory in the Southeast Asian country.

Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Understanding Cambodian Justice in Khmer Rouge Trials

Alex Hinton is the director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights and a professor of anthropology at Rutgers University.

Rights Groups Demand Release of Cambodian Activist Tep Vanny on Eve of Second Year...

Cambodian authorities should overturn the “politically motivated” conviction of prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny and “unconditionally release her,” New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday, on the eve of the two-year anniversary of her arrest.

Cambodia launches crackdown on Chinese prostitution rings

Up to 50 Chinese nationals have been detained in Cambodia as part of a crackdown on prostitution rings in Sihanoukville province, a Chinese investment hub, the provincial governor said on Tuesday.

Judge Grants Class Action Relief for Cambodian Refugees

A federal judge Monday certified a class of Cambodian refugees who claim the federal government is infringing on their constitutional rights by unlawfully detaining them without proper notice and a chance to stand before a judge.

Hun Sen: Calls for Cambodian sanctions intensify in Canberra ahead of key Julie Bishop...

A Labor MP has launched a blistering attack on Cambodian strongman Hun Sen, calling on the Federal Government to slap sanctions on corrupt members of his regime who have assets in Australia.

Chinese man arrested as Cambodia seizes record ecstasy haul hidden in pet food boxes

Zao Zeye was charged with drug trafficking and faces up to life imprisonment if convicted, as police look into possible accomplices.

U.S. Seeks to Appoint Senior Asia Diplomat as Cambodia Ambassador

President Donald Trump on Friday approved the nomination of senior Asia diplomat W. Patrick Murphy as his pick to lead the U.S. mission in Cambodia amid soured U.S.-Cambodian relations over Phnom Penh’s handling of a general election last month.

New Permanent Representative of Cambodia Presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Cambodia to the United Nations, Sovann Ke, presented his credentials to UN Secretary General António Guterres today.

Aid to Cambodia tops $20bn, but ‘democratic society’ still far off

Political repression by strongman Hun Sen puts further support in jeopardy.

Jailed Cambodia leader’s daughter speaks up on human rights

Cambodia's opposition leader is in jail and his party has been dissolved.