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Cambodia's main opposition leader Sam Rainsy sits in a car after the swearing ceremony with his party lawmakers inside Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

Cambodia opposition ends Parliament boycott

By Fri, Aug 08, 2014 2:25PM UTC Comments Off Cambodia's main opposition leader Sam Rainsy sits in a car after the swearing ceremony with his party lawmakers inside Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Opposition lawmakers in Cambodia have ended a 10-month boycott of Parliament, attending the assembly for the first time after reaching a breakthrough political deal with the country's ruling party....

2 Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced to life in prison

By Thu, Aug 07, 2014 11:40AM UTC Comments Off Nuon Chea, left, who was the Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist and No. 2 leader, at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal last year. Pic: AP.

A U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia has sentenced two top Khmer Rouge leaders to life in prison. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were found guilty of crimes against humanity in Phnom Penh Thursday. The have the right to appeal....

Cambodian opposition MPs sworn in, ending boycott

By Wed, Aug 06, 2014 10:10AM UTC Comments Off Cambodia's main opposition leader Sam Rainsy sits in a car after the swearing ceremony with his party lawmakers inside Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Members of Cambodia's opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party have been sworn in as National Assembly lawmakers, officially ending a deadlock that began when they charged that the results of a general election a year ago were rigged....

Kek appointment ‘best thing for Cambodia politics since fall of Khmer Rouge’

By Fri, Aug 01, 2014 12:27PM UTC Comments Off Pung Chhiv Kek. Image via YouTube

A well-known human rights campaigner has been appointed to Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) – and the impacts could be huge....

Khmer Rouge tribunal paves way for genocide trial

By Wed, Jul 30, 2014 12:52PM UTC Comments Off Nuon Chea, left, who was the Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist and No. 2 leader, at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal last year. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N.-backed tribunal is holding a hearing to prepare for the genocide trial of two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, under whose rule an estimated 1.7 million people died in the late 1970s....

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