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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian factory workers, activists freed despite protest convictions

    Posted May 30th 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... the jailed garment workers could be freed as part of the deal. The minimum wage was increased, but not as much as workers had demanded, and a widespread but short-lived strike accompanied ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh Workers, activists freeddespite protest convictions A Cambodian court yesterday convicted almost two dozen factory workers and rights activists ...

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    Cambodians fearing crackdown on migrant workers in exodus from Thailand

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 08:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh Tens of thousands of migrant workers return home, with activists saying junta forced them out, a claim the military government denies Cambodians flee Thai crackdown Tens of thousands of Cambodians have fled neighbouring Thailand to return home, fearing a crackdown on migrant workers under Thailand's new military government, a senior Cambodian ...

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    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 ... has rejected their demand. Workers at most of the country’s more than 500 garment factories are on strike, demanding an increase in the minimum wage to US$160 a month, double the current rate. ...

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    Protests in Cambodia after Gap and H&M supplier fires workers for striking

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 03:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Supplier of Gap, H&M sacked and suspended employees for striking over work conditions Thousands protest after workers fired for strike Around 4,000 Cambodian garment workers protested on Thursday after a factory supplying global brands including Gap and H&M allegedly fired hundreds of their colleagues for striking over conditions. Union ...

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

    Posted May 29th 2014, 03:15pm

    ... stunt. She also takes a controversially hardline stance that all sex workers are victims. Her foundation said that despite its “heartfelt disappointment” it would carry on but on a “revised course”. “Our work changes lives and we remain dedicated to it,” the statement said. There are more than 34,000 commercial sex workers in Cambodia, according to a 2009 government estimate. ...

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    Cambodian police clash with protesting workers

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Striking garment workers demand minimum monthly wage of US$160 Cambodian police fired warning shots on Friday during a brief clash with striking garment workers demanding higher wages, an official said. The violence broke out when military police tried to move thousands of striking workers off a road on the outskirts of the capital Phnom Penh, ...

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

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

    ... Reuters in Phnom Penh Opposition party taps into resentment among 350,000 low-paid toilers to demand election re-run Striking garment workers pose challenge for Hun Sen Cambodian garment ... a year. "I can't feed myself," said Then Any, as workers hurled water bottles at police lines. Vong Pov added: "Factories must give us a raise, otherwise, we will strike ...

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    Cambodian protesters denied bail despite global concern

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Bail denied on grounds release of activists and workers ‘would affect public order’ Twenty-one Cambodian activists and workers arrested during a bloody 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 ...

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    Cambodia opposition threatens general strike

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 04:38pm by Associated Press in Phnom Penh

    ... calling a one-day strike for factory workers, civil servants and shopkeepers unless the ruling party agrees to an independent probe of electoral fraud and a programme of immediate reforms. He made ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh Opposition leaders in Phnom Penh propose general strike in protest against disputed election results Cambodia’s opposition party on Wednesday threatened ...

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    Cambodian police disperse opposition rally

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

    ... the kingdom's premier, a day after police launched a deadly crackdown on striking garment workers. Dozens of security personnel armed with shields and batons flooded into the area in central Phnom Penh, ... protesting garment workers and opposition supporters demanding that he step down and call a new election because of alleged voting fraud in the July poll. The recent violence saw striking workers ...




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