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At Unveiling of S-21 Stupa, Ambassador Calls on Youth

At a ceremony to inaugurate a new stupa at Phnom Penh’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum on Thursday, German Ambassador Joachim Baron von Marschall urged young Cambodians to be less reluctant to speak openly about the Khmer Rouge era, noting that it was Germany’s youth in the 1970s who “asked uncomfortable questions” about the Holocaust.

March 27, 2015

Ukrainian Politician Off Wanted List

A Ukrainian member of parliament sought by Cambodian authorities over allegations of child-rape was removed from Interpol’s most-wanted list on Tuesday night because, according to Cambodia’s Interpol office, “the case involves politics in Ukraine and Russia.”

March 26, 2015

Police Official Denies Involvement in Trucker Beating

The only police officer recognized by a trucker who was allegedly beaten by police and military police along with his assistant last week in Prey Veng province denied Wednesday he was involved in the attack.

March 26, 2015

Commission Questions Five Over Trucker Shooting

A newly formed military police commission on Tuesday questioned five people in Prey Veng province over an incident on Thursday in which a group of officers opened fire on a truck after it plowed through two checkpoints in Tbong Khmum province, an official said.

March 25, 2015

Commission Set Up to Probe Military Police Beating of Truck Driver

National military police commander Sao Sokha has set up an ad hoc commission to investigate a group of officers who allegedly shot at a truck that drove through a pair of checkpoints in Thbong Khmum province on Thursday night, then beat up the driver and his assistant after stopping them.

March 24, 2015

Military Police at Large After Firing at Truckers

Authorities in Prey Veng province are searching for a group of rogue military police officers who shot at, tied up and beat two local truckers who drove through a pair of checkpoints without stopping while transporting a load of rice along National Road 11 on Thursday night, officials said Sunday.

March 23, 2015

­­Preah Sihanouk Court Evicts Scores of Villagers

Workers demolished 62 houses in Preah Sihanouk province’s Stung Hav district Thursday and evicted about 70 residents after the provincial court decided to act on a long-standing ruling that deemed the families to be living on the land illegally, an official and a rights worker said.

March 20, 2015

Mondolkiri Villagers Tell of Logging, Blame Officials

Two representatives of an ethnic Bunong community in Mondolkiri province’s Keo Seima district said during a meeting with rights workers in Phnom Penh on Wednesday that illegal logging in their commune was rampant and accused local authorities and a prominent businessman of being complicit.

March 19, 2015
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