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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Thousands take to Cambodia’s streets on Human Rights Day

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... monks, took to the streets on Tuesday to mark Human Rights Day and call for improvements in the kingdom’s rights record. Opposition leader Sam Rainsy led a crowd of some 6,000 supporters – many waving Cambodian flags and holding banners that read “Long Live Democracy” – through Phnom Penh. We must struggle for the full and proper respect of human rights Sam Rainsy Chanting the party’s ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    13 Cambodians jailed in 'concocted' political treason case

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:18pm by AFP

    ... the accusations, screaming "No justice!" as they were taken away. The US-based group Human Rights Watch said on the eve of the verdict that the Cambodian authorities had no credible evidence ... denounced by rights campaigners as a "concocted" smear campaign against the opposition. The accused were convicted of plotting to overthrow the government through their Khmer National ...

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    Cambodian protesters denied bail despite global concern

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 03:14pm by AFP

    ... who had rallied outside the court, some crying and shouting: “The court is very unjust”. Local rights group the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) condemned ... crackdown on a garment industry strike last month were denied bail on Tuesday, despite international appeals for their release. The case has heightened concerns among rights campaigners about ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Prince Ranariddh announces his return to politics in Cambodia

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... criticism over his rights record. ...

  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Three dead after Cambodian police fire on striking garment workers

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:44pm by Associated Press

    ... in Cambodia opened fire to break up a labour protest by striking garment workers, police and human rights workers said. Chuon Narin, deputy chief of the Phnom Penh Municipal Police, said the three ... They were cleared from the street, at least temporarily, by early afternoon. Chan Saveth, an observer from the human rights group Adhoc, said his group had tallied three dead and 10 hurt, seven ...

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    Cambodian police disperse opposition rally

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 03:16pm by AFP

    ... armed with sticks, rocks and Molotov cocktails clash with rifle-wielding police in the Veng Sreng factory district of Phnom Penh on Friday. The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, Surya P Subedi, criticised the shootings, calling on the government to launch an investigation. The Cambodian Centre for Human Rights, an independent activist group, has said at least 25 ...

  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Anger of factory workers poses a challenge for Cambodia's Hun Sen

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 09:26pm by Reuters

    ... Ministry has threatened six unions with lawsuits and ordered workers to return by yesterday. Ou Virak, a political analyst and human rights advocate, said the situation was precarious ...

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    Cambodian activists held as brands demand Hun Sen answers over deaths

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... rifles on protesters on January 2 and January 3 at a Phnom Penh industrial park making clothes for export to the West. Strongman premier Hun Sen faces mounting criticism by rights groups of his ... with Vietnam on charges of intentionally causing violence and destroying property, according to local rights activists. The government said the recent rallies were illegal and has indefinitely banned ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian court orders release of pair jailed for killing activist

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... are very happy with this result, but this should not be the end," Cambodia's leading human rights groups said in a joint statement. "It should be the opportunity to properly look ... critic of government corruption and human rights abuses. He was gunned down in broad daylight on January 22, 2004 at a roadside newsstand in Phnom Penh after having received numerous death ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian police clash with protesting workers

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... according to Am Sam Ath of local rights group Licadho. The workers then threw rocks at the authorities who fired “many warning shots” into the air and hit protesters with their batons, he said. ...




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