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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    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. ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia opposition threatens general strike

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

    ... 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 a nationwide general strike to protest what it claims was a rigged election and the illegitimate return to power of authoritarian leader Hun Sen. Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said he is considering ...

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    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 ...

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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 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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    Cambodian protesters denied bail despite global concern

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

    ... 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 ... the crackdown. Two of the detainees were released on bail over the weekend while 16 others began a hunger strike on Sunday, according to prison authorities. No date has yet been set for their trial. ...

  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

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

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

    ... 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 have been on strike since September 1. UN spokesman Lars Olsen said it had successfully worked with major donors to secure their authorisation to make a further loan to the Cambodian side ...

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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 ... It sounds like an all-too familiar story of labour disputes in one of Asia's poorest countries, but this time it's different. Their strike has taken on a new significance and is presenting ...

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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 ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    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 ... concerned that the hunger strike would become bigger, so they cracked down on it," he said. Cambodia has been locked in a political crisis since July elections returned strongman premier Hun ...




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