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Convicted Child Abusers Live Among Their Victims

At the age of 81, Swiss national Hugo Lenthold is not easily deterred. In December 2010, Lenthold was arrested for abusing four boys aged...

Eight Years On, Assassination of Union Leader Remains Unsolved

After years of repeated court delays, charges of political interference and investigative incompetence, the country is still no closer to knowing who carried out...

Government Says It Won’t ‘Bow’ to Rainsy Ultimatum

Mu Sochua not stepping down as SRP lawmaker The government has said it will not give in to an ultimatum by opposition party President Sam...

Hun Sen Order Gives Land to B Kak Families

12 hectares to be set aside on site for residents Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered that more than 12 hec­tares of land be set...

Thais Feared VN Support, Cable Shows

Prepared to ask for US assistance if Vietnam troops sent to Preah Vihear A recently released confidential cable issued by the US Embassy in Bangkok...

Jailed Journalist Appeals to Gov’t to Release Him

A week after having his Court of Appeal hearing delayed for the second time, jailed journalist Ros Sokhet yesterday called on the government to...

UN Human Rights Body Slams Lawsuits Aimed at Gov’t Critics

The abundant lawsuits filed in recent months by the country’s highest authorities against critics of the government are “excessive and unjustified” and threaten the...

UN Slams Recent Suits Aimed at Gov’t Critics

The abundant lawsuits filed in recent months by the country’s highest authorities against critics of the government are “excessive and unjustified” and threaten the...

Prime Minister Sues Mu Sochua’s Attorney

Without naming names, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday raised the issue of his pending def­amation lawsuits with SRP lawmaker Mu Sochua and announced...

Crime Dropped Across Nation In 2008: Gov’t

The Interior Ministry on Wed­nesday announced that police across the nation saw the crime rate drop last year to an average of just eight...

Adhoc Urges Donors To Raise Land Eviction Issue With Gov’t

Adhoc President Thun Saray on Tuesday called on the Delegation of the European Commission to Cam­bodia to press embassies and donors to meet with...

A Lost Legacy

On Dec 31, the Supreme Court granted bail to Born Samnang and Sok Sam Oeun, the two men convicted for the January 2004 assassination...

Calls Mounting for Release of Chea Vichea’s Convicted Killers

Two more international human rights groups and the world’s largest trade union confederation on Sunday called on the Supreme Court to “exonerate and free”...

Thai Golfer Handily Wins Asian Tour Siem Reap Tournament

Decisively winning his second consecutive tournament, Thai­land’s Thongchai Jaidee finished the Asian Tour’s Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open golf tournament in Siem Reap on Sunday...

Pedophile Suspect Did Time for Sex Crimes in US

Having already served five years in a US prison for child abuse, American Michael James Dodd, a teacher who worked at several schools in...

US Man Held On Child Sex Abuse Charges

Interior Ministry anti-human trafficking police in Phnom Penh arrested a 59-year-old US national on Sunday for allegedly sexually abusing two girls aged 13 and...

Illegal Land Sales Conducted Freely in Sihanoukville’s Ream Park

ream national park - Hundreds of families are illegally buying and selling land in Sihanoukville’s Ream National Park, according to Envi­ronment Ministry officials, but...

Pedophile Case Trial Delayed Over Defense Lawyer’s Sore Throat

sihanoukville - The largest pedo­phile trial in Cambodia’s history was postponed by the Sihanoukville Municipal Court on Tuesday be­cause the lawyer for accused Rus­sian...

Pedophile Case Trial Delayed Over Defense Lawyer’s Sore Throat

sihanoukville - The largest pedo­phile trial in Cambodia’s history was postponed by the Sihanoukville Municipal Court on Tuesday be­cause the lawyer for accused Rus­sian...

Russian Man To Be Tried in Nation’s Largest-Ever Pedophile Case

The largest pedophile court case in Cambodia’s history is set to begin Sept 23 at the Sihanoukville Muni­cipal Court with 41-year-old Russian businessman Alexander...