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LANGO looming in Adhoc rearview

A woman protests outside the Senate building in Phnom Penh as politicians vote on the Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organisations last year.

With the screws tightening on Adhoc, pro-government NGOs are calling for the government to use the newly enacted NGO Law to punish the rights group and other organisations caught up in the Kem Sokha mistress scandal using a provision that can be used to shut down civil society groups.

KR tribunal to tackle tricky legal dilemma

Cambodian soldiers play chess in Phnom Penh during a break as Khmer Rouge forces surround the capital in 1975. AFP

Investigating judges at the Khmer Rouge tribunal are set to tackle a legal question that has never been asked: whether an attack by the state on its own army counts as an attack on their civilians and, consequently, a crime against humanity.

Capital’s ‘top hazard’: flooding

Motorists negotiate a flooded street in Phnom Penh last year after monsoonal rains hit the capital.

Phnom Penh residents rate floods as the city’s top disaster hazard, with fires and toxic waste placing second and third, respectively, according to a study by Czech NGO People In Need and Cambodian NGO Sahmakum Teang Tnaut.

Assembly off-limits to marchers on May Day

People hold placards yesterday morning at Phnom Penh’s Olympic Stadium during a Labour Day rally.

Two major International Workers’ Day marches proceeded peacefully yesterday, even as municipal and military police were deployed across the capital to monitor the situation.

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CNRP lawmakers beaten

Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Student authors discuss "The Cambodian Economy"

Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".

Floating away

Floating away

An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.