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Stealing Banteay Chhmar 1999

prasat banteay chhmar, banteay meanchey province - On a topographical map of Cambodia, Banteay Chhmar is hard to ignore. The outlines of the sprawling...

PM Promises Rights for All

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday pledged to promote human rights for everyone, saying the task of the new government is to make human...

Ex-KR Cadre, 77, Now Human Rights Educator

Mey Mann was one of the fortunate young Cambodians to set sail on the SS Jamaique in 1949 on a month-long journey to France,...

Police, Military Pose Training Challenge, Rights Workers Say

Since opening in September, the human rights offices in Pailin and Phnom Malai have educated hundreds of ordinary Cambo­dians on the importance of hu­man...

Gov’t Mulls Suspensions of Opposition Papers

The Ministry of Information is considering whether to suspend two opposition newspapers for allegedly failing to back up ac­counts that four monks and nine...

In Kompong Cham, Sympathy’s With Protesters

kompong cham town - As his feet sank in the muddy sands on the edge of the Mekong River, fisherman Nath Sitha was a...

Ariston Loses S’ville Power Plant Contract

The Council of Ministers has given the go-ahead for Industry Ministry officials to seek a new firm to take over a Sihanoukville power project...

Industry Minister Sleepless Over Loss in the City He Loves

More than a week after the elections, Minister of Industry Pou Sothirak can’t get a decent night’s rest. Every time he tries to shut...

Int’l Rights Groups Denounce Violence Violence

Two international human rights groups Friday condemned the violence and intimidation leading up to Sunday’s poll, and one of them warned of retribution once...

Rainsy Condemns Attack on Poll Officials, Urges Amnesties

kompong chhnang town - Op­position figure Sam Rainsy on Sunday denounced the deadly attack on election workers near Anlong Veng, and feared it could...

New Road to Prosperity Opens in Ex-Khmer Rouge Region

toul poungro village, Banteay Meanchey province - Man Phoeun sat at her roadside food stall, watching the pickup trucks and cars rumble through this...

Phnom Malai Road Rebuilt

The former Khmer Rouge stronghold of Phnom Malai is now linked to Sisophon and the rest of Cambodia, thanks to the completion of a...