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Union leader Vorn Pov communicates with supporters as a prison truck takes him to court during his trial in May

Hard times for ‘the 23’
Many of those arrested in wage protests can’t find work

Quote of the day

Amnesty International Asia-Pacific migrant-rights researcher Norma Kang Muico on treatment of foreign workers, many of them Cambodian, in its agriculture sector

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On second thought …

As a group of Cambodian officials reportedly departed for Australia and asylum seeker detention centres on Nauru, the Interior Ministry said that refugees would be given a brutally “realistic” summation of contemporary Cambodia before they choose to come here.

No end in sight for boycott

Khieu Samphan (left) and Nuon Chea in court at the Khmer Rouge tribunal in August

Defence teams representing former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in a new trial revolving around genocide charges say their boycott of the tribunal will continue indefinitely.

With SMF’s closure, donor queries grow

The disgraced Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF) announced early on Saturday morning that it had closed its doors once and for all, leaving long-term supporters with a brief message of gratitude and goodbyes.

Commerce claims that donations not political

The Ministry of Commerce has defended its solicitation of donations from private organisations as voluntary, legal and a form of corporate social responsibility.

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Civil parties react angrily at being turned away from the gates at the ECCC.

Anger toward Khmer Rouge tribunal

Protests directed toward proceedings at the Khmer Rouge tribunal from both inside the court and out on the first day of evidentiary hearings in Case 002/02.

Refugee protest

No refuge for Australian embassy

Cambodian protesters take to the streets again against the Abbott government's refugee deal with the Kingdom.

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Suy Sophan fronts commission

Property developer at the centre of the infamous Borei Keila mass forced evictions is called to answer questions about breach of contract in parliament.

Somaly Mam foundation shuts down

Somaly Mam

The Somaly Mam Foundation has shut down following allegations that its former president and namesake, Cambodia’s most famous anti-sex trafficking activist, fabricated details about her own back story and those of supposed sexual-assault