Tag Archive: Phnom Penh

Photo for Monday, June 30th

Sisowath Quay with Tonle Sap, Phnom Penh

Photo for Saturday, 21st June

Cambodia National Museum with Phnom Penh Skylines.

New Book – “Hun Sen’s Cambodia”.

Hun Sen’s Cambodia by Sebastian Strangio  –  Coming in November 25, 2014. To many in the West, the name Cambodia still conjures up indelible images of destruction and death, the legacy of the… Continue reading

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 – Highly questionable court verdicts.

Cambodian Court Issues Verdicts in Post-Election Violence Case The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has issued a verdict in a case against six people accused of post-election violence in September 2013. The court released… Continue reading

Protests, Strikes Continue in Cambodia.

Though their occupations differ, Cambodian workers are united in their push for a living wage.      By Mong Palatino  –  The Diplomat  –  February 19, 2014. Garment workers, teachers, and garbage collectors in… Continue reading

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

Cambodia – And the brutal violence continues.


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

Fresh Crackdown in Cambodia.

Cambodia police break rally, detain 11 protesters in fresh crackdown Cambodian police detained 11 activists yesterday as they broke up a rally calling for international help to secure the release of… Peninsula On-line. Cambodia police detain… Continue reading