Category Archive: Phnom Penh: Capital – Hauptstadt

Just another Wednesday in Phnom Penh?

Today, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, is a public holiday. It’s the “Commemoration Day to the Royal Soul of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, Preahmahaviraksat, King-Father of the Cambodian National Independence,… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – ‘Perfect’ Military Police Honored With Cash.

The Phnom Penh Governor handed out a total of $30,000 in cash to 1,000 military police officers during a “ceremony praising their ‘perfect’ service and discipline” after a year that saw violent, and… Continue reading

Photo for Friday, 22nd August.

The Cambodian Government’s Understanding of Civil Rights.

Originally posted on Food for Thought.:
The government threatens action if unions go ahead with an International Labor Day mass rally at the capital’s designated protest site aka as Freedom Park. ? ? Cambodian…

Phnom Penh – More violent crackdowns and evictions.

At least six people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in Phnom Penh on Valentine’s Day 2014. Security forces armed with batons and shields descended on the Borei Keila community, forcibly removing families… Continue reading

Another violent day in Phnom Penh streets.

A peaceful rally led by Beehive Radio president Mam Sonando outside the Ministry of Information on Monivong Boulevard in the morning of January 27, 2014, was dispersed at about 10am after more than… Continue reading

Cambodia – Bloody return to Phnom Penh Freedom Park.

Security forces beat protesters with truncheons and stunned them with electric cattle prods as more violent clashes broke out in Phnom Penh on Sunday morning, January 26, 2014,  between authorities and protesters trying… Continue reading

UN alarmed by Cambodia crackdown.

The United Nations’ human rights office said it was alarmed by Cambodia’s crackdown on protests against strongman premier Hun Sen, and urged the authorities to show restraint. Cambodian Buddhist monks and protesters run… Continue reading

Cambodian Protests Continue, Hun Sen Open to Talks.

Cambodia’s political opposition has wrapped-up three days of peaceful protests and marches on foreign embassies, demanding international support for its push to have an independent inquiry conducted into the controversial results of the July 28 elections. By  Luke… Continue reading

Anonymous hackers target Cambodian government.

As thousands of opposition CNRP protesters filled the streets of Phnom Penh – Oct 23 – 25, 2013 – to demand a United Nations investigation into strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen‘s re-election, members of the Anonymous… Continue reading