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Cambodia dam row: Villagers say they are struggling to survive

Villagers in Cambodia are struggling to survive years after being displaced by the construction of the country’s largest dam.

Sole surviving Khmer Rouge leader denies role in genocide

Khieu Samphan, 90, one of the brutal regime’s few public faces, was sentenced in 2018 by a UN-backed court to life in prison for genocide.

Cambodia jails union leader for two years for ‘incitement’

Court hands maximum penalty to Rong Chhun who was arrested after raising concerns about land rights on the Cambodia-Vietnam border.

Cambodia union leader faces court verdict as crackdown continues

Rong Chhun is accused of ‘incitement’ and faces up to two years in prison if convicted.

Last surviving Khmer Rouge leader appeals genocide conviction

Khieu Samphan is one of only three people convicted over the group’s brutal rule during which some two million people died.

Alleged abuses linked to China’s ‘Belt and Road’ projects: report

Almost a third of the alleged abuses recorded from 2013 to 2020 have taken place in Southeast Asia, including Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Indonesia.

Cambodia’s nightlife scene tests COVID success

Karaoke lounges, bars and casinos under scrutiny after cases in Southeast Asian country surge into the tens of thousands.

US seizes tanker used to evade North Korea sanctions

US says 2,734-tonne M/T Courageous was seized in Cambodia after it transferred more than $1.5m worth of oil to a North Korean ship.

No justice: A year on, Thai dissident still missing in Cambodia

Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a critic of the Thai prime minister and the military coup he led, was abducted on broad daylight in Phnom Penh in June 2020.

Jailed, in hiding, expelled: Cambodia’s Mother Nature crackdown

NGO that forced government into U-turn over controversial dam latest target of deepening crackdown on dissent.

Cambodia’s Indigenous ecotourism weighed down by virus fears

Tourism has helped remote Indigenous communities improve their lives and protect the forests. COVID-19 has put both at risk.

Mounting desperation in Cambodia amid COVID lockdown

Government using punitive laws to tackle surge in coronavirus cases, as the closure of markets leaves people hungry.

COVID variant pushes Cambodia to brink of ‘national tragedy’

The Southeast Asian nation is battling a surge in COVID variant cases traced back to a quarantine breach.

Cambodia condemns Vice for altered Khmer Rouge images

The photos of Khmer Rouge ‘killing fields’ victims with added smiles were an insult to the dead, Cambodia says.

Cambodia reports first COVID death amid new outbreak

Cambodia has among fewest coronavirus cases in Asia, with just 1,124 infections recorded in total, but cases are rising.

‘Mockery of justice’: Cambodia’s Rainsy gets 25-year jail term

The country’s top opposition party was banned in 2018 and many of its leaders and supporters put on trial.

The weaponisation of the Cambodian justice system must stop

The Cambodian government continues to persecute members of the opposition who criticise its corrupt policies.

Cambodia begins mass treason trial of opposition activists

The charges are linked to former CNRP president Sam Rainsy’s unsuccessful attempt to return to the country in 2019.

Pakistan’s ‘loneliest elephant’ starts new life in Cambodia

Singer Cher has helped rescue Kaavan, ‘the world’s loneliest elephant’, from decades of captivity.

Kaavan’s not-so lonely journey to freedom in Cambodia

A global effort helped bring the ‘world’s loneliest elephant’ to a new home with 600 other pachyderms.