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Suspects Go Back on Trial, Criminals Go Back to Jail

Suspects released by Phnom Penh Municipal Court will be re­tried for the same crime but this time based on fresh evidence from investigators, two...

Money Makes Courts Better, Official Says

As authorities began investigating an additional 129 alleged cases of criminals and suspects buying their freedom, a Munici­pal Court official said Monday that meager...

PM Orders Rearrests, Opposition Cries Coup d’etat

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Sunday blasted a new initiative by Prime Minister Hun Sen to rearrest criminals and suspects as a judicial “coup...

Hun Sen Wants Clemency For Cambodians Sentenced to Die

Prime Minister Hun Sen has re­quested clemency for two Cambodians recently given death sentences in Vietnam for drug smuggling, but a reply probably won’t...

Ministry Will Probe Court After Allegations of Corruption

Justice Minister Uk Vithun said Thursday a committee has been formed to investigate allegations that Municipal Court officials took bribes in exchange for releasing...

Court Officials Bristle at Governor’s Bribery Allegations

Municipal Court officials reacted angrily Wednesday to Phnom Penh Governor Chea Sophara’s claims of bribe taking among its members, with at least one prosecutor...

Chea Sophara Fingers Court

Phnom Penh Governor Chea Sophara made a blistering attack Tuesday on the Municipal Court, charging officials with systematic corruption and bribe taking. Speaking at...

Pending Evictions Spark Family Book Petition

Facing eviction from their homes on the banks of the Bas­sac River, some 1,000 families are petitioning key government officials for an alternative location...

Group Examining Murder of Prostitute; 4th Known Death

Rights workers are investigating the murder of a 19-year-old pros­titute last week as part of a continuing pattern of prostitutes being slain with impunity...

No Legalizing Of Prostitution Not An Option

Despite some support for legalizing prostitution in three recent straw polls, the government will not legalize prostitution, Minister of Women’s Affairs Mu Sochua told...

Hundreds of Families Get 15 Days to Leave Riverbank

Members of families facing eviction following a Municipality order crowded the offices of a local human rights group on Thurs­day, demanding compensation if they...

Progress Stalls in Case of Trafficking Chinese Immigrants

The three-month police sting that netted more than 600 illegal Chinese immigrants has failed to catch a single ringleader. In fact, authorities have not...

Gov’t to Appeal Vietnam on Death Sentences

The Foreign Affairs Ministry will lodge an appeal to the Vietna­mese government concerning two Cambodians who have been sentenced to death by the Ho...

Funcinpec Stands by Prince Over Governor Controversy

Senior Funcinpec officials Tuesday discounted Khmer-language newspaper reports that Prince Norodom Ranariddh was paid a seven-figure sum by the CPP for the governorship of...

Squatter Families Moved to Make Way For Renovations

As part of a plan to create a riverside promenade south from Hun Sen Park to the Monivong Bridge, some 150 squatter families were...

Reports of 3 Death Sentences in VN Probed

Cambodian officials are looking into reports that three Cam­bo­dian nationals have been sentenced to death for drug smuggling in Vietnam.   Foreign Ministry officials said...

Gov’t Says It Dealt Legally With Chinese

The government has denied allegations that laws were broken when hundreds of illegal Chi­nese were deported recently without trial. A Ministry of Interior statement...

Phnom Penh Governorship Goes to CPP, Not Funcinpec

Chea Sophara officially was promoted this weekend to become Phnom Penh’s governor, but Funcinpec officials were mum on why their party had given away...

Illegal Chinese Immigrants Happy to Leave

More than 200 cramped Chi­nese illegal immigrants de­tained for weeks in poor conditions cheered from six military trucks as aircraft arrived Wed­nesday to carry...

Second Group of 100 Illegal Immigrants Secretly Depart Off to China

More than 100 Chinese nationals were secretly deported Mon­day, the beginning of an operation to send all detained illegal Chinese immigrants back to China,...