Tag Archive: United Nations

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

Cambodia opposition CNRP: public hearing, mass protest, general strike and UN petition.

The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) will launch several demonstration activities to submit a petition to the United Nations. The CNRP would organize a public congress at the Freedom Park on Oct. 6,… Continue reading

Syria – A Plea for Caution From Russia.

What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria. By: Vladimir V. Putin, president of Russia. Recent events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political… Continue reading

KR Tribunal: Les interprètes en grève.

KHMERS ROUGES – Les interprètes du Tribunal cessent le travail pour réclamer leur salaire. Traducteurs et interprètes des Chambres extraordinaires ont annoncé aujourd’hui au juge qui présidait l’audience qu’ils suspendaient leur activité. En… Continue reading

Inconsistency and Discontinuity.

Will the history of the Thai-Khmer enmity repeat itself? Thai foreign minister Surapong Towichukchaikul sought to convey two simple messages on Thailand‘s chances of seeing a favorable outcome when the International Court of… Continue reading

Cambodia cracks down on rights day march.

As if any further proof were needed ….. Groups of protesters have been left asking whether it was International Human Rights Day in name only after the celebrations were closed down, an NGO worker… Continue reading

ITU plans to control the Internet.

UN Document Lays Out Plan to Seize Control of Internet. A report by a United Nations organization calls for the international body to seize control of information shared over the Internet should the… Continue reading

Palestinians win UN ‘statehood’.

The UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to recognise Palestine as a non-member state, handing a major triumph to president Mahmud Abbas in the face of fierce US and Israeli opposition. Abbas demanded the… Continue reading

ECCC: Swiss judge reopens Case 003.

Judge probes Khmer Rouge case despite Cambodia’s opposition. This handout photo released by the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) shows Swiss judge Laurent Kasper-Ansermet in Phnom Penh. —————————————————————————————- An international… Continue reading