Subscribe Search

Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Past Mistakes

Past Mistakes

Past Mistakes


Visiting Cambodia, This is to express all sympathy with the protest by Mr. Serge

Thion (Phnom Penh Post August 27-September 9) against some selective and hypocritical

condemnations overseas of mass-murder in Indo-china. Mass-murder in Indo-china took

place over a period longer than 10 years and by hands not always Asian-cruelly overland,

treacherously underground, cowardly from the air.

Eduardo Marino

Guest of Khemara, delegate of International Alert writing in a personal capacity

Editor's note:

Mr Marino's letter appeared in last months's edition of the Phnom Penh Post but due

to a printing error didn't make an awful lot of sense. We hope the corrected version

will clarify any confusion it may have caused and we deeply apologise to the author

for the error.


  • Kak Channthy, Cambodian Space Project frontwoman, killed in crash at 38 [Updated]

    Updated 5:05pm, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Kak Channthy, frontwoman of popular The Cambodian Space Project, was killed Tuesday morning in a traffic accident in Phnom Penh. She was 38. Channthy, the internationally recognised singer-songwriter also known as “Srey Thy”, was reportedly travelling in a tuk-tuk on the city's

  • Australian police investigating death threat against Kem Ley's widow

    Updated: 10:17am, Friday March 23, 2018 Australian authorities on Thursday confirmed they have launched an investigation into a crudely written death threat sent tothe family of slain political analyst Kem Ley and Victoria state MP Hong Lim. The typed letter, reported to Victoria police last week, is

  • Apparel groups including H&M and Gap urge Cambodia garment industry reform, seek meeting with Hun Sen

    A group representing some of the largest apparel brands in the US and Europe – including Gap, H&M and ASOS – expressed “growing concern” on Tuesday over several controversial labour laws and ongoing court cases against unionists described as restrictive and unjust. In an open letter

  • Hun Sen says Montagnards don’t exist in Cambodia

    Prime Minister Hun Sen once again attacked ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy for pledging “autonomy” to Montagnards, claiming – seemingly incorrectly – the ethnic minority does not exist in Cambodia. “We respect all minorities such as Jarai, Steang, Phnong, but we have never had Montagnards,” the premier said