Category Archive: UN United Nations

Vulgarizing Angkor.

Why heritage must not be turned into digital commodities. By Rahul Goswami – 12 April 2014 -   To what extent can cultural heritage be digitised and commodified? In a clumsy partnership, clearly not… Continue reading

Obama approves Vietnam nuclear deal.

US-Vietnam nuclear deal clears first hurdle. President Barack Obama has approved an agreement for civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam in a sign of deepening ties between the former foes. The… Continue reading

Separating Fact from Fiction about Myanmar’s Rohingya.

The Rakhine State in western Myanmar has been the site of repeated outbreaks of violence between the Buddhists majority and its Muslim Rohingya minority, most recently on January 13, 2014. By Gregory B. Poling   -… Continue reading

UN: Myanmar Buddhists killed more than 40 Muslims.

At least 48 Muslims were killed when Buddhist mobs attacked a village in an isolated corner of western Myanmar earlier this January. The United Nations called on the Burmese government to carry out a… Continue reading

Cambodian opposition and union leaders front court

Cambodia’s key opposition leader, his deputy and two leading unionists will face a court for questioning Tuesday, January 14, 2014, over their roles in the most bloody protests the country has seen in… 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

Cambodia: France, Australia, Japan Endorse Vote at Expense of Democratic Principles.

Cambodia: Back Independent Election Inquiry. Cambodia’s donors and other countries should publicly press the Cambodian government to set up an independent, internationally assisted investigation into disputed national elections in July 2013, Human Rights… Continue reading

One world after all – Elites’ strange plot to take over the world.

An editorial by Anthony Wile, The Daily Bell – News and Analysis. An article in Salon was recently brought to our attention by Hugo, a feedbacker. It is entitled “Elites’ strange plot to take over… 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

Cambodia’s Opposition CNRP Holds Three-Day Mass Protests.

The Cambodian National Rescue Party hold the first day of a three-day protest to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the October 23, 1991 Paris Peace Accords. The CNRP delivered a petition of over… Continue reading