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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    13 Cambodians jailed in 'concocted' political treason case

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh 13 jailed over 'concocted' claims of political treason A Cambodian court jailed 13 people for up to nine years yesterday on treason charges ... Penh Municipal Court for the verdict. The other six were sentenced in absentia, including KNLF chairman Sam Serey, who lives in Denmark. Sam Serey was sentenced to nine years in jail, while ...

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    Cambodian court frees tycoon Sergei Polonsky

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... Investigators have accused the businessman of orchestrating the scam linked to the construction of a housing complex in 2007 and 2008. But Cambodia's Appeals Court said authorities could ... Agence france-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodian court rules not to extradite real estate mogul linked to huge scam in Moscow Freed tycoon sought for alleged Russian scam A Cambodian court ...

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    Cambodian protesters denied bail despite global concern

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

    ... around the world. But at a closed-door hearing on Tuesday, an appeals court in the capital Phnom Penh denied bail to the 21 workers and activists on the grounds that their release “would affect public order” and hinder legal procedures, defence lawyer Sam Sokoung told reporters. He said the defence would appeal the decision at the Supreme Court. The ruling dismayed about 200 protesters ...

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    Cambodian court orders release of pair jailed for killing activist

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

    ... on bail from 2009-2012, but promptly jailed again when the Appeals Court upheld the original verdict. In total, they spent more than five years in prison. The men had requested a re-hearing before ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh Pair spent over five years in prison for murder of leading labour activist 'Scapegoats' jailed for killing freed Cambodia's Supreme Court ...

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    Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... told the court. The statements are scheduled to be completed by the end of the month, with a verdict expected in the first half of next year. “This is the final milestone before the verdict,” ... sentenced former prison chief Kaing Guek Eav to 30 years in prison – later increased to life on appeal – for overseeing the deaths of 15,000 people. The court is investigating two possible new cases ...

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

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

    ... continuously." Instrumental in courting the support of disgruntled workers who make clothes and footwear for brands like Adidas, Gap and Nike is Sam Rainsy, whose once-impotent party reinvented itself ...

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    UN secures loan to pay Khmer Rouge war crimes court staff in Phnom Penh

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh UN secures loan to pay war crimes court staff The United Nations said yesterday it had secured a loan to pay Cambodian employees at the Khmer Rouge war crimes court striking over unpaid wages. The UN-backed tribunal's 250 local workers, including judges and prosecutors, have not been paid since June because of a cash shortage. Most of them ...

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    New setback for Khmer Rouge war crimes court as prosecutor resigns

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh The latest high-profile departure comes as strike by staff over unpaid wages enters second week Prosecutor resigns from war crimes court Cambodia's troubled Khmer Rouge war crimes court suffered a new setback yesterday with the resignation of a key prosecutor - the latest in a string of departures from the United Nations-backed tribunal. ...

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    Cambodia criticised for not paying its share of costs of Khmer Rouge tribunal

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 03:06pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... section of the court currently faces a US$3 million shortfall for its operations, including wages, from June through the end of the year. “Prime Minister Hun Sen has spent years obstructing the trials of former Khmer Rouge leaders, but donors to the court have played along and continued to subsidise a seriously compromised court,” Adams said. “Donors should finally call his bluff ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Soaring opposition aims to finally unseat Cambodian PM

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 11:12am by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh After nearly three decades in power Cambodian strongman Hun Sen no longer bothers with election campaigning, but an opposition rejuvenated by the return of its leader from exile is battling back. Former Khmer Rouge fight ...




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