Tag Archive: Phnom Penh

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

Cambodia: Subedi on meet with Hun Sen.

UN rights envoy talks about the political deadlock after the deadly crackdown in Phnom Penh. Source: The Phnom Penh Post – January 2014.

Cambodia’s Monks Join Battle Over Raising Minimum Wage.

But Buntenh, a 34-year-old Cambodian monk, is in hiding. Since last week’s crackdown on striking garment workers and supporters of the opposition political party in Phnom Penh, he’s been sleeping in the spare… Continue reading

“Cambodian government going away from rule of law”.

For families of 23 arrested: silence! When Prak Sovanny asked prosecutors where she could find her husband, detained since his arrest at a protest on Thursday, January 2, 2013, they told her to ask… Continue reading

Turmoil in Phnom Penh

Police Kill 5 During Clash With Demonstrators. Five people were shot dead and more than 20 injured, most suffering gunshot wounds, when military police officers opened fire with AK-47 assault rifles during clashes… Continue reading