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The Sok Bun assault and violence against women in Cambodia

By Mon, Jul 27, 2015 10:55AM UTC 1 Comment

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. ...

Cambodian Senate OKs restrictions on non-government groups

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 3:33PM UTC 0 Comment

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....

Anger mounts over jailing of 11 opposition activists in Cambodia

By Wed, Jul 22, 2015 10:43AM UTC 0 Comment

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....

Strongman Hun Sen’s last bid to control Cambodia’s vocal civil society

By Mon, Jul 20, 2015 10:54AM UTC 0 Comment

Earlier this month the Cambodian government passed a law which could seriously undermine freedom of civil society in the country. ...

Cambodian tycoon begs for leniency after beating up former TV host

By Tue, Jul 14, 2015 4:56PM UTC 1 Comment

A Cambodian real estate tycoon has pleaded for leniency amid growing anger over a video that shows him and a bodyguard savagely beating a female former TV host....