Category Archive: Leben in Phnom Penh

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

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

Stormy Mekong Morning.

Phnom Penh – Inauguration of KIng Norodom Sihanouk Statue.

King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath inaugurated a statue of the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk on October 11, 2013. The 4.5-meter-tall bronze statue sits on a 27-meter-tall memorial set-up in… Continue reading

World Habitat Day 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Police smash symbolic habitat at World Habitat Day in Cambodia. Cambodian police smash a small replica of a house that people carried during the World Habitat Day gathering in Phnom Penh on Oct.… Continue reading

Phnom Penh Post: A very strange sense of urgency.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia. October 9, 2013 – 8 am in the morning Half of Cambodia is flooded………….. Flooding in Cambodia claims more than 80 lives………… The opposition CNRP had its first People’s Congress with an important resolution………. But… Continue reading

Phnom Penh: CNRP People’s Congress Resolution.

The 10-point Resolution of the People’s Congress, October 6, 2013. Read more: http://www.nationalrescueparty.org/peoples-congress-resolution/  http://sochua.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/peoples-congress-resolution/ En français: Les cartouches du CNRP pour toucher Hun Sen Rassurée par le dernier rassemblement, si toutefois elle avait… Continue reading

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: No water festival in 2013.

The government has announced the cancellation of this year’s Water Festival (Bon Om Touk) for the third year in a row. Phnom Penh Water Festival Canceled for Third Year Running. Amid persistent opposition… Continue reading

Cambodia flooding early October 2013 – A Picture Gallery.

With a special thank to Roger Valkenborghs, Siem Reap. FB-Video-clip: http://fb.com/worldsharekh Update October 7, 2013. . Cambodia: Floods claim 39 lives; Crops, hundreds of schools damaged. The death toll from flooding across the… Continue reading