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Civil party holds firm on account of Khmer Rouge marriage

Civil party Sou Sotheavy testifies before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia earlier this week during case 002/02. ECCC

Under pointed questioning from defence teams, civil party Sou Sotheavy – who was born a biological male but identifies as a transgender woman – was unwavering in her account of her forced marriage to a woman in 1977, and the intimidation and threats that forced her to consummate the marriage.

Prescription for anger

International University students protest outside the Faculty of Pharmacy in Phnom Penh after they were told their recently acquired associate’s degrees did not entitle them to open pharmacies. Photo supplied

Students who claim they were led to believe a local university’s associate’s degree in pharmacology gave them the right to open their own drugstores have received a rude awakening from the Ministry of Health.

Strike slows flow of Angkor beer

A Cambrew employee unloads kegs of Angkor beer from a company truck in May 2014.

Cambrew's brewery in Sihanoukville is still producing beer, but an ongoing strike could put its flagship Angkor brand in short supply after the labour dispute forced a suspension of the factory’s warehouse and distribution activities this week.

Sokha summons trial moves ahead

Cambodia National Rescue Party acting president Kem Sokha speaks at the party’s headquarters earlier this month in Phnom Penh. Photo supplied

Cambodia National Rescue Party acting president Kem Sokha has been committed to stand trial for refusing to appear as a witness in a “prostitution” case against him built around an alleged affair with a hairdresser.

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