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Wed, 4 March 2015

The fight for Areng continues

Areng Valley inhabitants opposed to the proposed dam construction say their fight will not cease after the deportation of Mother Nature co-founder Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson.

Lars Olsen
Wed, 4 March 2015

New Khmer Rouge charges explained

Khmer Rouge tribunal legal communications officer Lars Olsen explains how new charges can be laid at the ECCC without consensus among judges.

Young boys watch a television at an orphanage in Phnom Penh
Wed, 4 March 2015

New step towards adoptions

Despite Cambodia’s unofficial freeze on inter-country adoptions, the Ministry of Social Affairs recently urged partner countries to reforge, in principle, their adoption partnerships with the Kingdom.

Wed, 4 March 2015

Hun Sen: I will not rule at 90

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday assured the public that if he lives to 90, he no longer aspires to lead the country at that age.

Wed, 4 March 2015

Sides differ over rent law’s scope

CPP and CNRP officials were at odds yesterday regarding the scope of a proposed rent control law during the first meeting of its technical working group, an opposition party member said.

A group of Montagnards pose for a photo during a meeting with the UN in Ratanakkiri
Wed, 4 March 2015

Refugee status on track for 13

Just days after deporting dozens of Montagnard asylum seekers, government officials yesterday announced that a group who arrived in Cambodia in October have been unofficially deemed refugees, in a move analysts say is likely to ange

A military policeman discharges his rifle during deadly clashes with protesters in Phnom Penh
Wed, 4 March 2015

Report: rights not defended

The government has failed to meet its obligations in upholding civil and political rights, human rights groups have alleged.

Wed, 4 March 2015

One in five students ‘saw gender violence’

More than 60 per cent of Cambodian students have experienced gender-based violence in schools, with staff committing the violence a fifth of the time, according to a new research report from Plan International and the International

Wed, 4 March 2015

Security centre guard denies role in killings

A Khmer Rouge tribunal witness yesterday recalled working as a guard and messenger at Takeo province’s Kraing Ta Chan security centre after being forced to join the communist movement’s military as a 15-year-old.

Wed, 4 March 2015

Gov’t back for seconds at Licadho

For the second time in as many weeks, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has asked rights group Licadho to provide data collected on the identity of land dispute complainants.

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