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Cambodia denies rights abuses due to dam

Human Rights Watch maintains the hydropower project has impacted the livelihoods of tens of thousands.

Compensation review urged for people displaced by Cambodian dam

Livelihoods of indigenous and ethnic minorities 'washed away,' says Human Rights Watch.

Khmer Rouge tribunal to hold last public hearings

Pol Pot henchman Khieu Samphan, 90, to deliver his oral defense in appeal hearing.

Cambodia delays welcoming tourists by a year

Authorities prioritize public health and safety after detection of the deadly Delta variant of the coronavirus.

Cambodia inches toward herd immunity against Covid-19

Prime Minister Hun Sen prioritizes the right to life over the right to democracy as nation prepares to vaccinate children.

Cambodia’s Covid-19 cases ease but economy crumbles

More than six million people in the informal sector are expected to lose their jobs

Cambodia rules out independent inquiry into activist’s murder

The Cambodian government has ruled out an independent inquiry with foreign observers into the death of Kem Ley, an activist and radio commentator who was shot dead while having a cup of coffee more than five years ago.

Fears grow that Cambodia may cross Covid red line

Call for urgent action as case numbers and death toll continue to rise despite vaccinations

Family of slain Cambodian activist Kem Ley mark five-year anniversary

A former soldier claimed that an unpaid debt was the motive to kill in a trial, which critics say was a cover-up.

Pandemic surges across Cambodia’s countryside

Markets are closed as authorities fear the spread of the Delta variant of the contagion.

Cambodia’s human traffickers alter their business model

As poverty worsens during the pandemic, Cambodians are vulnerable to criminals luring them to work abroad.

West urges Cambodia to rethink Mother Nature arrests

Environmentalists also charged with insulting the king as well as plotting to overthrow the government.

Cambodian environmentalists charged with terrorism

Police allege the Mother Nature activists received terrorism financing from abroad to topple the government.

Hundreds evicted from Cambodian floating villages

Most are ethnic Vietnamese with nowhere to go as borders remain closed amid the pandemic.

US ambassador urges Cambodia to respect ‘fundamental freedoms’

Human trafficking remains high on US-Cambodia agenda after envoy meets interior minister.

Cambodia offers US three options to resolve war era debt

Hun Sen suggests converting 70 percent of the $700 million debt into development aid

Cambodian govt accused of silencing critics of Covid efforts

NGOs say the actions are consistent with a 'systematic and relentless crackdown on freedom of expression'

Cambodia ends curfew amid easing of pandemic restrictions

Although Covid-19 cases have been falling, outbreaks in prisons remain a major concern.

US gives $11m to Cambodia’s vaccination program

Funding will to used to buy Covid vaccinations through Covax as more doses are sourced from China

Cambodia jails environmental activists for ‘incitement’

Human rights watchdog CIVICUS demands the immediate release of the Mother Nature Cambodia campaigners.