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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Two convicted Khmer Rouge leaders face new mass murder trial in UN-backed court

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 12:18pm by AFP

    ... trademark sunglasses, and Khieu Samphan sat in court alongside their defence teams as around 300 survivors of the regime protested outside, demanding monetary compensation for their suffering. ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian land grab victims take their case to the ICC in The Hague

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:11am by AFP

    ... on civil society leaders, monks, journalists, lawyers, environmental activists and protesters, the complaint said, allegedly including more than 300 politically motivated murders since the 1990s. ...

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    Global fashion brands back wage demands of Cambodian workers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:43pm by GDN

    ... in the minimum wage, currently US$100 a month. At one point the army was called out to confront protesters. The big-name companies, which have been joined by Next, New Look, C&A and N Brown Group, ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Australian deal to send refugees to Cambodia slated by United Nations

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 01:35pm by AFP

    ... nearly 100 people protested against the deal outside the Australian embassy in Phnom Penh, some carrying banners saying: "Cambodia is poor and can't help refugees from Australia." ...

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    Cambodian factory workers, activists freed despite protest convictions

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

    ... Associated Press in Phnom Penh Workers, activists freeddespite protest convictions A Cambodian court yesterday convicted almost two dozen factory workers and rights activists for instigating violence during protests that rocked the government earlier this year, but in a surprise move gave them suspended sentences and granted them freedom. The Phnom Penh Municipal Court ruled ...

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    Cambodian protesters denied bail despite global concern

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

    ... the recent suppression of street protests intended to challenge strongman premier Hun Sen’s nearly three-decade rule. At least four civilians were killed last month when police opened fire on protesting textile factory workers who were demanding a minimum wage of US$160 a month to make clothes for brands including Gap, Nike and H&M. Police arrested 23 activists and workers during ...

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    Six Cambodian politicians charged with insurrection after clashes

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:33am by AP

    ... in Tuesday's brawling, with 22 in critical condition and three in intensive care. The guards are civilians used by the authorities to break up protests, and have a reputation for brutality. They are usually armed with clubs and other homemade weapons. Authorities banned public demonstrations and closed the park in January after protests. "A handful of the CNRP's leaders who had ...

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    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. ... month next year. Thousands of garment workers protested on Friday outside the labour ministry or joined with opposition demonstrators in the capital demanding that Prime Minister Hun Sen step ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian opposition leader returns amid tension, urges end to deadlock

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... Penh's "Freedom Park"- the capital's main designated protest site. At least 40 people, mostly security guards employed by the local authorities, were injured during the clashes. ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Woman shot dead and several injured in protest by garment workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 04:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Woman killed as textile workers protesting at conditions clash with police Phnom Penh wage protest turns deadly A woman was shot dead and several people injured in clashes between protesting garment workers and riot police in the Cambodian capital on Tuesday, a rights group and family members said. The clashes erupted as hundreds of employees from ...




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