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NEC Slams Comfrel Voter Registration Report

The National Election Commit­tee Friday slammed a voter registration assessment by the Com­mittee for Free and Fair Elections, claiming the election monitor “caused considerable...

Montagnard Refugees Become Acquainted With the US, and its Airports

DETROIT, Michigan, USA - They should have been—at least according to a scrap of paper bearing the names of six cities spanning half the...

US Official: “Serious” Political Crisis Could Hurt Election

Calling the 1998 general elections “flawed” a US diplomat said Thursday the upcoming national ballot will weigh heavily on the US’ de­cision to expand...

Riots Damage Cambodia’s Image Abroad

Outraged mobs who sacked Thailand’s embassy in Phnom Penh and trashed or torched several Thai-backed businesses have set the country’s development back by a...

Opposition Rallies Over Registration Woes

Sam Rainsy Party supporters took to the streets by the hundreds Monday morning to pro­test election registration irregularities, but the opposition leader reserved much...

Montangnards To Leave Cambodia

Fifty-seven of the 140 Montag­nard refugees remaining in Cambodia after fleeing Vietnam’s Central Highlands almost two years ago will leave for the US by...

Sok Yoeun’s Lawyers Appeal His Extradition

Lawyers for jailed Sam Rainsy Party activist Sok Yoeun filed an appeal Thursday in a Bangkok court to stop the extradition of their client,...

Gary Glitter Deported, Banned From Cambodia

Fallen British pop star Gary Glitter was deported from Cam­bo­dia in December and will not be allowed back into the country, an Immigration Police...

Activists Chastise VN Over Montagnards

The US-based support group Montagnard Foundation Inc said this week that Vietnamese troops have been mobilized in the Central Highlands to prevent hill tribe...

Villager Dies After Logging Confrontation With Police

Police and military police charged into a crowd of villagers waiting outside the Department of Forestry on Thursday evening, allegedly using truncheons and electric...

Rights Groups Lambast Sok Yoeun Decision

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International and the UN have both criticized a Thai court ruling to send Sam Rainsy Party activist Sok Yoeun back...

Court Orders Extradition of Sok Yoeun

A Thai court Thursday ordered the repatriation of Sam Rainsy Party member Sok Yoeun, who has been the focus of a nearly three-year extradition...

Chinese Man With UN ‘Concern’ Status Held in Koh Kong

A Chinese man who claims he is wanted by the Chinese government because he is a Christian was arrested last week in Phnom Penh...

Pagoda Standoff Ends After Monks’ Plea to Sam Rainsy

In hushed but desperate voices, two monks spent the early morning hours Monday trying to convince opposition leader Sam Rainsy to leave Phnom Penh’s...

Sam Rainsy Slips by Police To Stage Strike

Opposition party leader Sam Rainsy said Sunday he was forced to dodge armed police who surrounded Wat Ounalom in Phnom Penh to prevent him...

US Calls on Gov’t to Probe Political Violence

The US State Department has demanded that the Cambodian government step up efforts to investigate what the US is characterizing as a recent increase...

Sok Yoeun’s Lawyers File Final Arguments

Lawyers for Sam Rainsy Party member Sok Yoeun, who is jailed in Bangkok awaiting a Nov 28 extradition verdict, filed their final arguments Wednesday...

US Senate Grills Ambassador Candidate

Next year’s national elections will be a major focus of the US’ diplomatic mission here, Ambas­sador-designate Charles Ray told US senators Tuesday during his...

Succession Fears Draw Abdication Threat

King Wants to Settle Question of Succession Now King Norodom Sihanouk has reportedly threatened to abdicate amid growing concern that succession legislation is being stalled...

US Embassy Reopens With Better Security

The US Embassy is expected to reopen today after being closed since Sept 10 amid worries that the sprawling compound could be a terrorist...

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Cambodia’s pardon of Australian filmmaker ends ‘nightmare’, says family

The family of an Australian filmmaker pardoned by Cambodia after being jailed on espionage charges said on Saturday it was happy the “nightmare” came to an end, while the Australian foreign minister thanked the government in Phnom Penh for his release.

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