Leonie Kijewski

Leonie Kijewski

Leonie is a freelancer in Cambodia. She has bylines in Al Jazeera, Nikkei Asian Review, Southeast Asia Globe and others. She was previously a reporter and sub-editor at The Phnom Penh Post.

Latest from Leonie Kijewski

Sihanoukville, Cambodian magnet for Chinese casinos, loses its pull, leaving thousands owed money and unable to move on

Thousands of Chinese construction workers have been left unpaid and stranded in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, as work on half-built casinos backed by Chinese investors comes to a halt following August ban on online gambling.

20 Feb 2020 - 11:59AM

Thousands of Chinese construction workers have been left unpaid and stranded in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, as work on half-built casinos backed by Chinese investors comes to a halt following August ban on online gambling.

Sihanoukville, Cambodian magnet for Chinese casinos, loses its pull, leaving thousands owed money and unable to move on
Lawyer for Khmer Rouge’s Nuon Chea threatens to seek US$1 million in damages over dismissal from international tribunal

Victor Koppe was dismissed on the advice of Cambodia’s bar association, which said he had been unregistered as a lawyer in the Netherlands since 2016

17 Dec 2018 - 10:59PM

Victor Koppe was dismissed on the advice of Cambodia’s bar association, which said he had been unregistered as a lawyer in the Netherlands since 2016

Lawyer for Khmer Rouge’s Nuon Chea threatens to seek US$1 million in damages over dismissal from international tribunal
Lawyer for Khmer Rouge’s Nuon Chea was practising illegally, says Cambodian bar association, casting mistrial risk over historic verdict

Victor Koppe is dismissed by a UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia after the bar association says he was unregistered as a lawyer in the Netherlands in 2016. The revelation throws doubt over the historic conviction of Pol Pot’s ‘Brother No 2’.

15 Dec 2018 - 9:19PM

Victor Koppe is dismissed by a UN-backed tribunal in Cambodia after the bar association says he was unregistered as a lawyer in the Netherlands in 2016. The revelation throws doubt over the historic conviction of Pol Pot’s ‘Brother No 2’.

Lawyer for Khmer Rouge’s Nuon Chea was practising illegally, says Cambodian bar association, casting mistrial risk over historic verdict
Cambodian workers weigh the cost of EU’s stand on human rights

The European Union is planning to end its special trade status with Cambodia over human rights abuses in the garment and sugar industries. That would be a double-edged sword for Cambodian workers

9 Nov 2018 - 1:54PM

The European Union is planning to end its special trade status with Cambodia over human rights abuses in the garment and sugar industries. That would be a double-edged sword for Cambodian workers

Cambodian workers weigh the cost of EU’s stand on human rights