Cambodia

Cambodia: 5 killed in Siem Reap nightclub fire

By Tue, Nov 18, 2014 6:49PM UTC Owners of nightlife establishments in Siem Reap have been warned that they are responsible for their customers' safety. Pic: AP.

A 30-year-old Australian man and four Cambodians died early Tuesday after a fire broke out at the Hip Hop nightclub in Siem Reap’s Sala Kamroek Commune.

Stolen body parts: Thailand issues arrest warrants for 2 Americans

By Tue, Nov 18, 2014 3:09PM UTC Thai police officers show images during a press conference at Bangpongpang police station in Bangkok, Thailand,  Monday. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have issued arrest warrants for two Americans who attempted to mail a preserved baby’s head, foot and other human body parts to the United States, saying the objects were stolen from a medical museum in Thailand.

Report: Court approves arrest warrants for Americans who ‘stole body parts’

By Tue, Nov 18, 2014 9:49AM UTC Thai police officers show images during a press conference at Bangpongpang police station in Bangkok, Thailand,  Monday. Pic: AP.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. investigators are trying to determine whether any laws were broken by two American tourists who police say tried to ship preserved human parts from Thailand to Las Vegas.

Cambodia: Protesters call for release of jailed land activists

By Sat, Nov 15, 2014 1:29PM UTC Cambodian land eviction victims shout slogans during a rally in front of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday. Pic: AP.

Approximately 100 Boeng Kak community activists marched on Friday to submit a petition to the National Assembly to ask for the intervention in the release of Boeng Kak activists and monks who were arrested this week while protesting in front of the municipal hall.

Rights group criticizes Cambodia’s ‘escalating wave of abuse’

By Fri, Nov 14, 2014 2:02PM UTC Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Human Rights Watch has voiced criticism over the Cambodian government’s latest crackdown on dissent, urging foreign donors to condemn an “escalating wave of abuse” against peaceful protesters.

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