Tag Archive: Phnom Penh Post

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

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

Cambodia – What does the political future hold?

Officials, business professionals and political analysts have mixed opinions on the leadership of the single-party Cambodian government. Sok Touch, a professor of political science at Khemarak University, said the political deadlock won’t help… Continue reading

Cambodia – One more public holiday in the Kingdom of Wonder.

King Father memorials mandated The government has issued a notice calling on the “entire Cambodian nation” to observe the first anniversary of the death of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk on October 15,… Continue reading

Cambodia: “Kingdom of Wonder” or “Banana Republic”?

“Cambodia must choose between embracing change or forcibly cracking down on discontent and facing the consequences.” UN human rights envoy to Cambodia Surya Subedi. Prof Surya Subedi said that the return to “old… Continue reading

Cambodia – The political fight continues in a next round.

The verbal clashes after the Cambodian National Assembly election in the country the Khmer have become sharper again. The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have had two meetings earlier… Continue reading

Cambodia: One dead, several injured in political clashes.

A protester was killed during clashes with security forces in the Cambodian capital late on Sunday, Sept 15, 2013. And several other supporters of the opposition party CNRP were injured. “I saw with… Continue reading

Post Elections Cambodia – Selective Enforcement of Law and Human rights?

Recent headlines and observations in the “Kingdom of Wonder”. Police Searching for ‘Disinformation’ Suspects Over Fake Tap.   (The Cambodia Daily, Aug 22, 2013) Police are looking for the people responsible for creating and… Continue reading

Joint electoral fraud committee boycotted by CNRP.

Investigation Committee annulled one day after its creation. CNRP spokesman Yim Sovann said yesterday that his party would not accept a joint committee composed of only NEC, CPP and CNRP members as the… Continue reading

Cambodian Justice – Not same same, but very different….?

Two cases highlighting cronyism and nepotism in the “Kingdom of Wonder”. Cambodia: Court Upholds Unjust Verdict Land Rights Activist Yorm Bopha Deserves Release in Case Showing Political Interference A Cambodian court ruling upholding the conviction of a… Continue reading