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Community members protest in Koh Kong province yesterday for the release of three Mother Nature activists who were detained last month.

Koh Kong crackdown
Journalists and rights monitors among those hauled away by police

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Spanish environmental activist Alex Gonzalez-Davidson on the arrest of protesters, rights workers and journalists at a demonstration calling on police to free three activists

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Too many unions: owners

A union leader speaks through a loud speaker during a garment factory protest in front of the National Assembly earlier this year.

In a strongly worded defence of the proposed trade union law, employer association CAMFEBA released a position paper yesterday claiming the law would curb instances of illegal strikes and a proliferation of minority unions, which it says is needed

Hun Sen on offensive again

Meach Sovannara is escorted out of court after a hearing in Phnom Penh earlier this year. Yesterday, Hun Sen mocked Sam Rainsy for his inability to secure the release of detained CNRP activists and supporters.

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday mocked Cambodian National Rescue Party leader Sam Rainsy for failing to secure the release of CNRP activists and an opposition senator, who, the premier added, were imprisoned because of the party’s “troublemaking”

Cambodian art to be on display at Lille 3000 fest

Cambodian photographer Kim Hak’s "Kettle and Chicken", from his 2014 series of works Alive, will be among works on display at the prestigious Lille 3000 festival from September 26.

More than 200 pieces of work by Cambodian artists have arrived in France to be exhibited at the fourth prestigious Lille 3000 festival, which runs in the city of Lille from September 26 to January 16.

Elephants ‘will suffer’ in Japan zoo

Asian elephants Kiri (left) and Seila, which are to be sent to Japan, bathe and eat in their enclosure at Kampot’s Teuk Chhou Zoo on Sunday.

Hirakawa Zoo in southern Japan has confirmed it plans to send endangered white tigers to Teuk Chhou Zoo in Kampot province, despite deplorable conditions and evidence of psychological damage among the animals at the Cambodian zoo.

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Chea Sim cremated

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