It took one real estate tycoon and a TV celebrity to bring the daily reality for many women in Cambodia under an unprecedented spotlight. Violence on women is widespread, but rarely it has been discussed so openly as is the case this time.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s Senate has approved tight restrictions on non-governmental organizations, rejecting appeals from rights groups that say the law could be used for political repression.
Activists and opposition members have spoken out in anger after a court in Phnom Penh sentenced 11 members of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to as much as 20 years in prison Tuesday after convicting them of insurrection in connection with a violent protest last year.
Earlier this month the Cambodian government passed a law which could seriously undermine freedom of civil society in the country.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian authorities have arrested a tycoon who sparked national outrage for a vicious assault against a female TV star that was captured on video.
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