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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Ancient Cambodian statues back home from US art collections

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:03am by AP

    ... Cambodian law prohibits the removal of cultural artifacts without government permission. Pieces taken after that date have stronger legal standing to compel their new owners abroad to return them. ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian activist Somaly Mam resigns amid questions over child sex slave story

    Posted May 29th 2014, 03:15pm

    ... follows an investigation by the US-based law firm Goodwin Procter into her personal history, according to a statement released late on Wednesday by her eponymous foundation, which did not reveal ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Sam Rainsy fights to challenge Hun Sen in Cambodian elections

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... polls unless parliament amends the law. In an interview with Radio Free Asia, Sam Rainsy warned that demonstrations might break out if he is not allowed to stand. "If I can't ... discrimination and spreading disinformation and had faced 11 years in jail, but he received a royal pardon earlier this month. Aiming to finally unseat Hun Sen, he recently joined forces with former ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy barred from poll

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on the … electoral law," it said in a letter in response to his application to be added to the list. NEC officials have previously suggested that it was unlikely the opposition leader, who was removed from the electoral register late last year, would be able to stand in Sunday's polls under the current law. Sam Rainsy has reportedly warned of a backlash if he is barred from standing. He ...

  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian activists held as brands demand Hun Sen answers over deaths

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

    ... opposition demonstrations in the capital. Phnom Penh City Hall spokesman Long Dimanche said the 11 activists "were temporarily detained" for education on laws because they had no permission ...

  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian PM Hun Sen seeks genocide denial law

    Posted May 27th 2013, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday called for a new law banning statements denying that genocide was committed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s. The strongman leader called for legislation similar to that barring Holocaust denial in countries such as Germany and France, after comments attributed to a member of the opposition ...

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    Cambodian opposition leader Rainsy makes jubilant return from exile

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 10:39am by AFP

    ... and as a result is unable to run as a candidate this month unless parliament amends the law. But he plans to hit the campaign trail soon to try to boost support for his Cambodia National Rescue Party ... for charges including inciting racial discrimination and spreading disinformation. Experts say Rainsy is popular among many workers thanks to his background as a labour activist dating back ...

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    Court rules Ieng Thirith, Pol Pot's sister-in-law, is unfit to stand trial

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Ieng Thirith, Pol Pot's sister-in-law and one of the few regime members to face punishment, is unfit to stand trial, war crimes court rules ... saying the elderly sister-in-law of regime leader Pol Pot was unfit to stand trial. The UN-backed tribunal said there was "no prospect that the accused can stand trial in the foreseeable ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian PM to form government despite warning of dictatorship from opposition

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the government would be seen as lacking political legitimacy if it introduced laws without an opposition in parliament. ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    'Democracy at stake' in Cambodian election, says opposition MP

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... But such openness has also had its drawbacks. "There is a noticeable element of political discrimination against opposition supporters, who are targeted by village chiefs," Mu Sochua said. Sam ...




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