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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    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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    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 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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    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. ...

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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 ...

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    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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    Fresh protests in Cambodia over disputed election results

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... over fiercely disputed elections that extended strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen’s near three-decade rule, following bloody protests last month. The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party ... “It will be completely peaceful... If there is any violence, it would not come from us,” said CNRP leader Sam Rainsy at a press conference, adding that the protest would last for three days. ...

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    Prince ends poll protest after raid

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence france-Presse in Phnom Penh Prince ends poll protest after raid A Cambodian prince said yesterday that he had ended a hunger strike over disputed polls after military police expelled him from a pagoda where he was holding the protest. Prince Sisowath Thomico- the cousin of King Norodom Sihamoni and a senior member of the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party ...

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    Cambodian opposition rallies for second day after protest death

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 03:42pm

    ... Reuters in Phnom Penh Clashes are major test for Prime Minister Hun Sen’s long rule Hundreds of protesters regathered in Cambodia’s capital on Monday, a day after police used force to disperse thousands challenging a disputed election win by Prime Minister Hun Sen, sparking clashes in which one man was shot dead. At least 1,000 protesters had defied the authorities by camping ...

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    Election protesters clash with police in Phnom Penh

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 03:42pm by undefined

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Tear gas and water cannons fired at Cambodians demanding an independent probe into election Poll protesters clash with police Police fired tear gas ... to favour the ruling party. A human rights worker said he saw one protester shot dead and two others sustain bullet wounds to the legs as police moved in to arrest and disperse demonstrators. Police ...




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