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Deprived of citizenship, the Vietnamese of Cambodia live on the edge of society

According to a 2014 report on the living conditions of Vietnamese in Cambodia, it is estimated that nine in ten ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia are undocumented.

How preserving folktales and legends help raise environment awareness in the Mekong

In 2014, several indigenous communities in the Mekong started recording their stories and legends with the help of a group of researchers who are exploring how these narratives can help exposing the destructive impact of large-scale projects in the region.

Cambodia’s ‘clean finger’ campaign urges voters to boycott ‘sham’ election

Cambodia’s exiled opposition leaders have launched the ‘clean finger’ campaign which calls for a boycott of the general election scheduled on July 29, 2018.

Netizen Report: New rules in Cambodia and Tanzania force independent media to quiet down...

With elections approaching in July, Cambodia’s National Election Committee has published a set of plans intended to monitor and control online news.

Empty Nets Syndrome: How young fishing families on Cambodia’s Mekong are struggling to survive

Two weeks ago, shortly after it turned 2am, Sami’s boat rolled over on the waves of the Mekong river and tipped all of her possessions into the water—including Lydie, her newborn daughter. 'Just like that, she was gone,' the 16-year-old remembers.