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Funcinpec Loyalists Swallow CPP Limits on Reintegration Limit

More than 5,000 Funcinpec loyalists are scheduled to be integrated today into the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces after two months of negotiation. However, versions...

Opposition’s Safety Request Highlights Fears of Retribution

Kong Korm Should Return, Officials Say A letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen from a top Sam Rainsy Party official in self-exile asking for a...

AIDS Authority Waits on Funds

A new, top-level government authority to battle against HIV/AIDS still is waiting for funding, activists said this week. The National AIDS Authority, approved last...

Military Commander Ruled Real Owner of Kampot Land of Kampot

The Kampot provincial court on Friday ruled in favor of a military commander in a controversial land case that rights workers said could affect...

No Mine Incidents Reported as Refugees Return to Samlot

About 20 percent of the UN case­load in Chong Khao Phlu re­fugee camp in Thailand have returned, without any direct re­ports of injuries from...

Ieng Sary Rebukes Comrade for Curt Apology

Hun Sen Says He Won’t Block Trial Ieng Sary on Tuesday rebuked a former Khmer Rouge comrade for his curt apology for the suffering Cambodians...

No Command for Lay Virak

Two main captains who took up arms against government forces in 1997 have been as­­signed new RCAF posts, but they will not command troops in...

Ke Pauk, Six Others Named One-Star Generals in RCAF

The government has rewarded the leaders of last year’s Khmer Rouge mutineers in Anlong Veng, appointing seven former rebels to the rank of one-star...

Anlong Veng Defectors to Stay in Own Divisions

The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces will allow newly integrated Khmer Rouge defectors in Anlong Veng to remain in their own divisions and zones, a...

Officer Admits His Soldiers Massacred 22

A former Khmer Rouge commander integrated into the government army Friday reportedly confessed that his forces were responsible for last year’s massacre of 22...

Chinese Give $220 Million In Budget, Infrastructure Aid

Prime Minister Hun Sen and other top government officials returned Friday from a four-day state visit to China, announcing three loans and grant deals...

RCAF to Integrate Rebels Suspected in ’98 Massacre

Today’s Inductees Defended by Gov’t The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces plans to integrate 150 former Khmer Rouge soldiers today from a unit believed responsible for...

Top Khmer Rouge Defectors Backpedal on Past Statements

anlong veng, Oddar Meanchey - Tuesday’s integration ceremony here featured more switching over than just Khmer Rouge foot soldiers donning new RCAF uniforms. Two...

Last Anlong Veng Hard-Liners Join Gov’t

The Final Defection Of KR, Officials Say anlong veng, Oddar Meanchey province - With a ceremonial changing of uniforms and a visit here by top...

Samlot Defectors Welcomed Once Again

Wary Rebels Warn Of No Guarantees samlot district, Battambang province - Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng on Monday welcomed defecting Khmer Rouge soldiers and families...

Musician Lambastes US Land Mine Position

American country musician Steve Earle criticized Tuesday the reluctance of the US to sign an international treaty banning land mines as “irresponsible.” As the...

No Plans for Political Party in Pailin, Say Ex-Khmer Rouge

pailin - Top former Khmer Rouge officials and insiders close to Ieng Sary’s Democratic National Un­ion Movement said last week that there are no...

Red Lights Add Debauchery to ‘Innocent’ Pailin a Den of Sin

pailin - At night, the red lights pour out onto streets that once were deserted after dark. Young women with white-powdered faces and tight-fitting...

Tenuous Peace Sets Refugee Families on Road Back to Samlot

s’dau village, Battambang prov­ince - Officials this week estimated that a fifth of Samlot’s former population has returned to the decimated district, braving the...

Pailin Leadership Declines to Go to Bat for Khieu Samphan

Holdout’s Defection Requires Wider Effort pailin - If hard-line Khmer Rouge holdout Khieu Samphan wants to defect to the government, he is not getting help...

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