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Cambodia opposition leader calls for treason charges to be dropped as trial resumes

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha called Wednesday for treason charges against him to be dropped as his trial resumed after two years of delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Malaysia concerned about Cambodian leader’s Myanmar trip

Malaysia's foreign minister has expressed concerns about Cambodia's prime minister visiting Myanmar without first consulting fellow Southeast Asian leaders, highlighting regional tensions in how to deal with the crisis-hit country.

Cambodia’s landmine-sniffing rat hero dies

A landmine-hunting rat that was awarded a gold medal for heroism for clearing ordnance from the Cambodian countryside has died, his charity said Tuesday.

Three Cambodian deminers killed by anti-tank mines

Three Cambodian deminers were killed on Monday by anti-tank landmines that exploded as they tried to remove them, authorities said.

Myanmar has all the ingredients for civil war: Cambodian foreign minister

Myanmar has "all the ingredients for civil war", Cambodia, chair of South-east Asia's regional bloc, has warned ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Hun Sen to the crisis-wracked country.

UN Experts Concerned By Cambodia Casino Strike Arrests

The arrest and detention of casino union leaders and activists in Cambodia "may amount to a breach of human rights law", United Nations rights experts said Wednesday.

UN-backed court drops genocide charges against ex-Khmer Rouge commander

Genocide charges against a Cambodian ex-Khmer Rouge commander were dropped on Friday by the United Nations-backed court set up to try leaders of the brutal regime, according to a statement.

Cambodian strongman Hun Sen to visit Myanmar for talks with junta in January

Cambodian strongman Hun Sen will travel to Myanmar for talks in January, his spokesman has announced, becoming the first international leader to visit the country since its military seized power in a coup.

Cambodia vows to work with Myanmar’s junta

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday he planned to visit Myanmar for talks with the country's military rulers and to help mend divisions within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

UN condemns Thailand for deporting third Cambodian refugee

The United Nations refugee agency has condemned Thailand for deporting a third Cambodian refugee in two weeks, after a former female politician was sent back to a Phnom Penh jail.

Cambodia frees 27 activists, political prisoners

Cambodia has released 27 activists jailed over charges of incitement against strongman Hun Sen's government as the country prepares to host international talks.

Cambodian court reduces sentence for jailed outspoken union leader

An outspoken Cambodian union leader jailed for comments about the country's border is expected to be released on Friday after a court reduced his sentence, his lawyer said.

Cambodian teen jailed for Telegram posts vows to fight on

An autistic teenager jailed for writing messages deemed insulting to the Cambodian government vowed to continue "to fight for patriots" after he was released from prison on Wednesday.

Cambodia sentencing of autistic teen is ‘shameful nadir’: UN experts

UN rights experts on Tuesday condemned as a "shameful nadir" Cambodia's sentencing of an autistic teenager to eight months in prison for sending Telegram messages that were deemed insulting to the government.

Cambodian court sentences autistic teenager for Telegram posts

A Cambodian court sentenced an autistic teenager to eight months in prison on Monday, with part of the term suspended, for sending Telegram messages that were deemed insulting to the government, his mother said.

Cambodia to re-open to international travellers

Foreign tourists will soon roam Cambodia's ancient Angkor Wat temples once again, after officials on Tuesday flagged a partial reopening to vaccinated travellers.

Democracy languishes 30 years after Cambodian peace deal

Premier Hun Sen, now in his fourth decade in power, has led a sustained crackdown on dissent.

From mines to Covid: Cambodia dogs train to sniff out virus

Cambodian anti-landmine authorities are training dogs to sniff out Covid-19, hoping the sharp-nosed canines normally used to detect underground explosives can keep the virus on a tight leash.

Cambodia begins Covid-19 jabs for kids as young as six

Cambodia on Friday (Sept 17) began inoculating children as young as six against coronavirus, even though the World Health Organisation has yet to approve a vaccine for the under-12s.

Cambodia should release detained autistic teenager, UN experts say

An autistic teenage boy detained for two months in Cambodia over messages he sent on Telegram allegedly insulting officials should be released immediately, UN experts said Thursday.