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Monitor Groups Threaten Boycott of Election

The role of Cambodia’s three independent election monitoring groups will be a sham if the commune election legislation remains unchanged, the three groups wrote...

KR Law May Stall as King Goes to China

The draft law to try former leaders of the Khmer Rouge will most likely not be ready in time for King Norodom Sihanouk to...

Internet Brings Health Care to Poor Village

Rovieng district, Preah Vi­hear province - Thoung Pou says her 10-month-old daughter’s situation would’ve been hopeless without a project to bring expert health care...

Remains To Be Tested in US

In a solemn repatriation ceremony, a box holding unidentified remains believed to be those of a US Marine killed more than 25 years ago...

US Order Frustrates NGOs

As part of its work in Cambo­dia, the UN Population Fund trains doctors on abortion issues and tells women that abortion is a family...

Top Jurists on List for KR Trial

Dith Munthy, head of Cambo­dia’s Supreme Court, and Ly Vouch Leng, president of the Appeals Court, are on the government’s list to serve in...

Rebel Leader Chhun Yasith Back in US

As Chhun Yasith passed through the official border checkpoint at Penang Island more than a week ago, a Thai immigration officer leveled a question...

Senators Begin Approval of KR Draft Law

Ieng Sary Discussed; UN Has Questions Whether Ieng Sary could or should be prosecuted in a Khmer Rouge tribunal was one of the main issues...

KR Chieftain Ta Mok Insane, Lawyer Says

Imprisoned Khmer Rouge commander Ta Mok has gone in­sane and “talks like a child,” according to his lawyer, Benson Samay, who saw his client...

CFF Suspects Charged, Deny Involvement

Six suspected members of the Cambodian Freedom Fighters were charged Tuesday in Phnom Penh municipal court with membership in an illegal armed force. Prosecutor...

Prosecutors Must Decide Who KR Leaders Are

The top three surviving Khmer Rouge leaders often decline to speak about the past because they are worried their words will be turned against...

Government Already Has List of KR Judges

Legal Experts Say Gov’t Trying To Influence Tribunal The government has already drawn up a list of Cambodian judges and prosecutors to serve in a...

Senate Ready To Move Quickly on KR Law

The Senate hopes to receive the Khmer Rouge draft law this weekend, and the body is expected to pass it within one week, parliamentarians...

KR Tribunal Law Approved

National Assembly Vote Is Unanimous The National Assembly on Tues­­day unanimously passed the long-awaited draft law to try former leaders of the Khmer Rouge, marking...

Squabbling Continues Among CFF Hierarchy

Squabbling continues between two US-based members of the Cam­­bodian Freedom Fighters and their purported leader, Chhun Yasith, who is believed to be in Thailand....

US-VN Trade Agreement Could Cost Cambodia Jobs

The garment industry is keeping a close eye on the US-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement pen­ding approval in the US Congress, which could lure textile...

Efforts To Head Off a Public Relations Disaster Have Meant Job Losses

Meah Kunthea knew it was wrong to lie about her age when she was trying to land a factory job at Best Honour International...

CFF in Epic Struggle, its Leader Says

Chunn Yasith Gives Interview in Bangkok bangkok - Chhun Yasith’s favorite movies are “Brave­heart” and “Gladiator,” two blockbuster Hollywood films about one man’s fight to...

Flubbed Attack Seen as Case of Aim, Fire, But Not Ready

bangkok - There were problems from the beginning, from the planning stages of the Nov 24 attack in Phnom Penh down to the firing...

Gov’t Seeks Thailand’s Help Controlling Freedom Fighters

The Cambodian government plans to send a list of suspected members of the Cambodian Freedom Fighters to the Thai government to ensure that al-leged...

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James Ricketson is back in Sydney after 15 months in a Phnom Penh prison on accusations of spying. But he has promised he will return to Cambodia.

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