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Uighur Asylum Seekers Sent Back to China

UN calls the deportation a ‘grave’ violation of international refugee law Twenty ethnic minority Uighurs who applied to the UN refugee agency for protection while...

Khieu Samphan 3rd Charged With Genocide

Khieu Samphan on Friday became the third former Khmer Rouge leader to be charged with genocide by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of...

Uighur Asylum Seekers Held, To Be Deported

Interior Ministry police on Friday evening detained and planned to deport a group of ethnic minority Uighurs who had fled to Cambodia from China...

Tribunal Charges Two KR Leaders With Genocide

The Khmer Rouge tribunal has charged former Khmer Rouge lead­ers Nu­on Chea and Ieng Sary with genocide, marking the first time the court has...

King Grants Royal Pardon To Thai ‘Spy’

King Norodom Sihamoni issued a Royal pardon on Friday to Si­warak Chotipong, the Thai engineer sentenced on Tuesday to sev­en years in prison for...

Thai Party May Send Delegation Over Convicted Thai Engineer

Thailand’s opposition Puea Thai Party is preparing to intervene in the case of jailed Thai engineer Siwarak Chotipong and may even send a delegation...

Officials Receive Doctorates From Obscure Isles University

Nineteen senior officials, lawmakers and businessmen were awarded doctoral degrees yesterday morning by Isles International University, an organization that appears to be an international...

Duch Defense Victim of Teamwork’s Complications

Two days after the war crimes trial of Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, ended in unexpected fashion with the accused making a last-minute request...

Poetic Allusion at KR Tribunal Sparks Literary Tug of War

Amid the legal debates and the grim recitations of torture methods and death tolls, a curious motif has emerged in the war crimes trial...

Scholars Apalled by Vote to Lift Lawmaker’s Immunity

In the wake of another unanimous National Assembly vote to remove opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s parliamentary immunity for the second time this year, scholars...

Cambodia Falls Behind Neighbors in Gender Equality, Forum Says Forum

Cambodia is the worst country in the region when it comes to gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2009 Gender Gap Index,...

Cham Muslims Recall Khmer Rouge-Era Brutalities

kroch chhmar district, Kompong Cham province - These days, the Cham Muslims in Svay Kleang, a sleepy village nestled on the banks of the...

Thais Oppose Border Talks at Asean Summit

Thailand believes that the issue of the ongoing dispute at Preah Vihear temple should not be raised at the upcoming Asean Summit, according to...

Minister Asks Thais To Discuss P Vihear Dispute at Asean Meet

Minister of Foreign Affairs Hor Namhong wrote a letter to Thai Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya on Monday that proposed discussing issues surrounding the ongoing...

Film Fest To Feature German Movies Dubbed Into Khmer

The German Embassy in Phnom Penh and the audiovisual center Meta House will jointly present a week-long film festival starting Monday, German Ambassador Frank...

Literacy Rate on the Rise; Gender Gap Narrows

Literacy in Cambodia has risen sharply over the past decade while the once-formidable literacy gender gap has narrowed considerably, according to the results of...

Premier Is Warned Planned Tower May Worry US Premier Warned

A proposed 27-story building that would tower over the US Embassy in Phnom Penh caused Com­merce Minister Cham Prasidh to caution Prime Minister Hun...

City’s Street Vendors Hopeful Of Riding Out Sidewalk Ban

In the wake of a municipal dec­ree to clear Phnom Penh’s sidewalks of street vendors by Sept 15, several sidewalk sellers interviewed yesterday expressed...

Former Prisoner Tells of Duch Pointing Gun at Her at S-24

At the Khmer Rouge tribunal yesterday, two civil parties provided wrenching accounts of how their lives were affected by the time they and their...

KR Tribunal Civil Party Uses Duch’s Own Words Against Him

The Khmer Rouge Tribunal once again on Thursday heard remarks from a well-prepared civil party who cast doubt on Kaing Guek Eav’s expressions of...

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