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Unions Repeat Call to Find Justice for Murdered Labor Leader Chea Vichea

Union leaders on Wednesday urged a reinvestigation into the murder of labor leader Chea Vichea, who was shot dead while buying a morning newspaper in Phnom Penh 16 years ago.

Adelaide man who admitted to abusing children in Cambodia identified as Geoffrey William Moyle

A South Australian man who has admitted to sexually abusing children in Cambodia over three years has lost his bid to keep his identity a secret.

Authorities in Cambodia Arrest Police Officials Over Role in Alleged Torture Case

Authorities in Cambodia have arrested two police officials for their roles in an alleged torture case that resulted in the death this month of a man who was detained for joining a land-rights protest.

Two Military Police Officers Jailed Over Detainee’s Death

The Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court charged two military police officers and placed them in pretrial detention following the death of a land activist who was arrested during a protest last month and allegedly tortured by officers.

Banteay Meanchey governor, five others sued for manslaughter, torture

Three of five land dispute victims, representing 150 families in Banteay Meanchey province’s Slakram commune, on Tuesday sued provincial governor Um Reatrey and five others for manslaughter, and the use of intentional violence against them while they were detained for protesting outside the provincial hall last year.

Cambodia arrests two men with over 9kg of drugs

Cambodian police have arrested two local men for allegedly possessing and trafficking 9.64kg of illicit drugs, said an Anti-Drug Police Department's report released on Sunday (Jan 12).

61 Chinese deported from Cambodia

A total 61 Chinese nationals, including six women were deported by Cambodian immigration police forces through the Phnom Penh International Airport recently.

Cambodia, citing visa irregularities, expels 16 North Korean programmers

Men reported to have been working for Chinese online gambling operation.

Cambodian monks nabbed

Immigration Police rounded up six Cambodian monks on Monday following public complaints they illegally entered the country to collect alms and money before sending it back to Cambodia.

Cambodia to deport 16 N. Koreans accused of working illegally

Cambodian authorities detained and then ordered 16 North Korean men to be deported after accusing them of working in the country illegally, a police official said late Saturday.

Binh Phuoc seizes rare civets transported from Cambodia

On December 27th, the police discovered four big baskets in a car that contained 10 adult civets of group IIB (threatened and rare species).

Cambodian monk arrested at airport for possessing teeth of wild boar

Security personnel at the baggage screening area of Kempegowda International Airport detained a 44-year-old Cambodian monk after finding three teeth of wild boar in his bag on Wednesday.

Cambodia’s National Military Police Investigated 48 Gambling-related Crimes In 2019

Mushrooming of casinos and online gambling centers has been counterproductive in Cambodia and that’s pretty much why the government has planned to put a complete ban on all forms of online gambling in the country.

Cambodia arrests man for trafficking 20 kilos of drugs from Thailand

Cambodian anti-drug police has arrested a local man for allegedly smuggling 20 kilograms of illicit drugs from neighboring Thailand into Cambodia, the National Police reported on Thursday.

Cambodian Deputy Police Inspector Arrested for Shooting Restauranteur Dead

Authorities in Cambodia have arrested on murder charges a police official accused of shooting a restauranteur in the head at point-blank range over delays in his food order.

Tonnes of ‘fake seasoning’ seized in Cambodia

Siem Reap police officials on Wednesday seized 18 tonnes of suspected counterfeit seasoning, detained a suspect and are on the hunt for the operation’s ringleader.

Cambodia a top trafficking destination for Vietnamese surrogate mothers

Since 2017, 1,600 Vietnamese women have been trafficked to Cambodia for surrogacy or prostitution, according to a report by the two governments.

Chinese Police Work in Cambodia to Handle Chinese Suspects

For almost a year, Chinese police officials have worked from an office in Cambodia’s National Police headquarters to help identify and handle Chinese nationals suspected of committing crimes in the Southeast Asian country, RFA has learned.

Beijing Asks Cambodia to Send Accused Chinese Home for Trial

China’s embassy in Cambodia has requested assistance from the Cambodian government in arresting Chinese nationals who are suspected of committing crimes in the Southeast Asian country, and deporting them back to China, officials told RFA’s Khmer Service

2 Thai men apprehended in Cambodia for possessing drugs

The Cambodian National Police said on Wednesday that the anti-drug police in Cambodia have apprehended 2 Thai people for trafficking around 8 kg of drugs from Thailand into Cambodia.

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At 16th anniversary, unions criticize stalled investigation into labor leader Chea...

Unions on Wednesday criticized the lack of action by a governmental committee set up in 2017 in part to investigate the murder of labor leader Chea Vichea, as gathered unionists and rights workers marked 16 years since his death.