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Heng Pov Rejects Judge’s Murder Conviction

Former Phnom Penh police chief Heng Pov on Tuesday rejected his conviction for the murder of a judge, claiming he was framed for the...

Repressive Laws Harm Fair Elections: Forum-Asia

The Cambodian government con­tinues to show disregard for hum­­an rights, and is drafting re­pres­sive laws and creating conditions for unfair elections in 2007 and...

18 More Montagnards Await UNHCR Attention

Eighteen more Montagnard asylum seekers from Vietnam have arrived in the jungles of Mondolkiri province, and are waiting for assistance from the UN High...

Cambodians Have Freedom of Religion: Report

Cambodians of different religions are by and large able to practice their faiths in an atmosphere free of intimidation and government interference, the US...

S’ville Police Find Tourist Dead at Beach

A 63-year-old French tourist was robbed and stabbed to death in the early hours of Wednesday morning on Sihanoukville’s popular Ochateal beach, police said...

Ranariddh To Return Airplane to Government

Funcinpec President Prince No­ro­dom Ranariddh is preparing to return to the government a French­-made, twin-engine passenger plane currently in his possession, the prince’s cabinet...

Villagers Fear Arrest for Helping Asylum Seekers

outside sen monorom town, Mondolkiri province - There was a knock at the front door at 11:34 am Wednesday. The house fell silent. Through the...

Murder Trial Of Slain Judge Slated To Start

The trial for the 2003 murder of Phnom Penh Municipal Court judge Sok Sethamony, which police have blamed on officials including fugitive former municipal...

Heng Pov’s Whereabouts Unknown

The location of former Phnom Penh police chief Heng Pov was un­known Monday to both Cam­bod­ian and Malaysian police, officials and news reports said....

Heng Pov Is Deported To Malaysia

Fugitive former Phnom Penh Police Chief Heng Pov was arrested in a Singaporean hotel Friday and deported to Malaysia after overstaying his entry pass,...

Funnel Cloud Was Tornado, Expert Says

The funnel cloud that formed at the confluence of the Bassac and Me­kong rivers Tuesday was in­deed a tornado, and possibly Phnom Penh’s first,...

TV Viewers Treated to Cockfighting ‘Slasher Cup’

The Cambodian Slasher Cup 2006, the country's first-ever televised cockfighting tournament, played out the drama of its quarterfinal stage in Takeo province on Saturday....

the koupreys take the field

The Koupreys, Cambodia’s national rugby team, shot to the top of the Asian Football Rugby Union’s newly-created Sixth Division last week with three straight...

Licadho: 96 Tortured So Far in 2006

Speaking on the UN's International Day in Support of Torture Victims and Survivors, Prime Minister Hun Sen's adviser Om Yentieng accused NGOs of confusing...

Report: Boat Carrying Asylum-Seekers Capsized

At least one person died and five were missing after a boat ferrying Mon­­tagnard asylum-seekers from Vietnam capsized last week before it could cross...

Adhoc Sues WildAid, Charging Violation of Rights

Local human rights organization Adhoc on Friday filed a lawsuit in Koh Kong province, charging that the environmental organization Wild­­Aid and government officials violated...

Australian Suspected of Hiding Heroin in Fish

For the second time in less than six weeks, a person arriving from Phnom Penh International Airport at a foreign destination has been arrested...

Villagers Say Officials, NGO Burned Abodes

Villagers in Koh Kong province have charged that police, Forestry Ad­ministration officials and staff from the environmental NGO Wild­­Aid burned down three wooden abodes...

Troops Circling Montagnard Villages: US Group

Four Montagnard villages in Vi­et­­­nam’s Central Highlands have been surrounded by heavily arm­ed soldiers since the start of last week, a US-based lobby group,...

Adhoc: Montagnards Rely on Villagers for Food Waiting for UNHCR

Ten Montagnard asylum-seekers from Vietnam’s Gia Lai prov­ince arrived in Ratanakkiri province on Friday and are depending on lo­cal villagers for food as they...