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Refugees are Finding Little Protection in Cambodia

Nestled among guesthouses usually re­served for backpackers seeking a cheap place to stay as they live out their Cambodian adventures, there is a refuge...

The Amazing Life Behind a Popular Bar

It’s Friday afternoon, still hours before the Heart of Darkness comes to life, before it becomes difficult to move through the crowd, before the...

N Korea’s No 2 Receives a Royal Welcome

Cambodia on Tuesday rolled out the red carpet for North Ko­rea’s No 2 leader, greeting Kim Yong Nam with hundreds of students, an honor...

Report Links KR Leaders to Mass Killings

The confession from battalion cadre Nheum Sim reads like thousands of others extracted from prisoners at Tuol Sleng. A note from Nheum Sim’s interrogator,...

National Assembly OKs Amended KR Law

After almost two hours of debate, the National Assembly on Wednesday approved a revised version of the law to try Khmer Rouge leaders that...

N Korea’s No 2 Leader To Visit King

Kim Yong Nam, who is seen as the No 2 politician in North Korea, will visit Cambodia next week at the invitation of King...

Akashi Talks About Untac’s ’93 ‘Success’

May 23, 1993, marks the happiest day of Yasushi Akashi’s life. Despite intimidation by the ruling CPP and the pullout of the Khmer Rouge...

NEC to Factories: Let Workers Out to Vote

The National Election Com­mittee has sent a letter to the Ministry of Labor asking the government to persuade factory owners to give employees time...

Police Stop 253 in Human Smuggling Case

More than 250 Afghans, Pak­istani, Iranians and Indo­ne­sians suspected of being illegal immigrants were arrested Sun­day in Sihanoukville as they were headed to Australia...

MPs Ask Hun Sen to Remove Official Accused of Land Theft

A group of 23 lawmakers has sent a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen asking that he remove Ly Pros as general director of...

High Hopes, Praise Pinned On Sirivudh

Prince Norodom Sirivudh was made fully aware of the task before him Thursday, when Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Rana­riddh said the success of the...

1997 Battles Ancient History for CPP, Funcinpec

In recent months, the ruling CPP and the royalist Funcinpec parties appear to be the best of friends. Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cabinet...

Fear Prevails In Village of Slain Activist

baset district, Kompong Speu province - A few weeks ago, Sam Rainsy Party activist Uch Horn told fellow opposition party member Orm Bunly that...

Chea Sim: KR Tribunal Process Too Slow

CPP President Chea Sim praised his party for leading the struggle to liberate the country from the Khmer Rouge in 1979 and urged authorities...

A Look Back as CPP Celebrates 50th Year

Most people think of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party as the political force behind the country’s strongman, Prime Minister Hun Sen. But the CPP...

Commune Chiefs Have Mixed Feelings on Vote

thmar koul district, Battam­bang province - After more than 20 years of dealing with family disputes and complaints about security, Kong Lim is tired....

Nuon Chea Stands by His Role in KR Regime

pailin - As Nuon Chea nears the end of his life and reflects on the more than 50 years he spent struggling for independence...

CFF President Says Trial is a Political Game

The trial of 28 suspected members of the Cambodian Freedom Fighters is going to be used as a ploy to deflect attention from the...

Lawyer for CFF Leader Finally Sees Client

The lawyer for the self-confessed leader of the Cambodian Freedom Fighters attack on government offices last year said he was able to see his...

Former KR Intellectual Expresses Contrition

The first time Mey Mann met a pleasant fellow named Saloth Sar was during a one-month boat trip in 1949, when the two were...

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Cambodian Political Commentator Hit With New Charges, Goes Into Hiding

A Cambodian political commentator and critic of Hun Sen has been hit with new criminal charges a month after completing a prison sentence for defamation, and has gone into hiding, fearing arrest, sources say.

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