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Police in Cambodia Block Activists from Attending Ceremonies on Kem Ley’s Death Anniversary

Police in Cambodia’s Takeo province Friday set up roadblocks to stop a group of about 100 activists from the capital Phnom Penh from joining in ceremonies commemorating the life of political commentator and social activist Kem Ley on the fourth anniversary of his murder.

Authorities Linger as Supporters Mark Four Years Since Kem Ley Murder

Authorities on Friday continued to restrict events memorializing the fourth anniversary of the murder of political analyst Kem Ley, while the Phnom Penh gas station where he was shot dead was occupied by police rather than visible supporters.

‘A true man of the people’: Revisiting the murder of Dr. Kem Ley

Four years since the passing of Cambodian political commentator and advocate Dr Kem Ley, his murder remains a highly sensitive political issue in the Kingdom. Why does his legacy continue to hold such significance in Cambodian discourse today?

Top Vietnamese, Cambodian leaders hold phone talks

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Monks, Youth Activists Blocked from Commemorating Kem Ley’s Death

Youth activists and monks were prevented from commemorating the 4th anniversary of the killing of political commentator Kem Ley on Wednesday at the Caltex gas station in Phnom Penh, where the popular figure was shot.

Despite Roadblocks, Youth Continue Their Journey to Kem Ley’s Hometown

After they were banned from holding a memorial in Phnom Penh and stopped by authorities four times during a march in Takeo province, youth activists on Thursday continued their journey to commemorate slain political analyst Kem Ley ahead of the fourth anniversary of his death.

Groups again call for impartial investigation into Kem Ley’s killing

Thirty international and local civil society organizations demanded the government establish an independent commission to investigate the killing of prominent political commentator Kem Ley, saying that authorities have failed to take steps towards an impartial inquiry.

Police block ceremony to mark anniversary of Kem Ley’s killing

Chamkar Mon district police officials and security guards on July 8 prevented youth activists and monks from marching and detained a man wearing a T-shirt with Kem Ley’s image during a gathering to commemorate the anniversary of the death of the prominent analyst who was killed on July 10, 2016.

Police Disperse Gathering to Honor Cambodian Activist Kem Ley Ahead of Murder Anniversary

Police in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Wednesday dispersed a group of supporters marking the anniversary of the murder of political commentator and social activist Kem Ley at the site where he was gunned down four years ago.

Hun Manet Still a Long Way From Cambodia’s Top Job

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Who’s Helping Cambodia Weather COVID-19?

In explaining Cambodia’s relative COVID-19 success, it is vital to acknowledge the foreign aid and local donations that have poured in.

Amnesty urges Hun Sen to probe Wanchalearm’s abduction as sister pleads for his return...

Amnesty International Thailand called on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to ensure “timely investigation of the abduction” of government critic Wanchalearm Satsaksit, in an event titled “One Month of finding the truth”, organised by the human rights organsation and the Satsaksit Family at Angoon Children’s Park in Bangkok’s Wattana district on Saturday (July 4) to mark the one-month anniversary since Wanchalearm disappeared in Cambodia.

Australia applauds Cambodia’s strengthened stance on transnational crime

Australia commended Cambodia for the historic passing of new laws combating money laundering and proliferation financing that have received Royal Assent and are now in effect, the Australian embassy here said in a statement on Monday.

Thailand’s disappearing activists problem still in focus a month after abduction in Cambodia

#ThaiCantBreathe: Disappearance of Wanchalearm Satsaksit in Phnom Penh triggered calls for answers in kingdom, international community.

Ensuring security, stability crucial for Hong Kong: Cambodian justice minister

Ensuring security and stability in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is crucial for Hong Kong residents and will also contribute to maintaining security in the region, Cambodia's Justice Minister Koeut Rith said on Saturday.

Cambodia postpones 13th ASEM Summit to mid-2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Cambodia, the host of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit, has decided to postpone the ASEM13, which had initially been scheduled for Nov. 16-17 in Phnom Penh, to mid-2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a foreign ministry's press statement on Saturday.

Cambodia-EU: The debate on ‘trade-not-aid’

While Cambodia struggles to cope with Covid-19, EU policies are hurting the very people whose 'rights' it wants to protect

Do EU Sanctions on Cambodia Still Matter?

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Cambodia set to delay Nov. Asia-Europe Meeting summit to spring

Cambodia, host of this year's Asia-Europe Meeting, is set to delay the political forum's biennial summit from mid-November to the spring of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, a diplomatic source said Friday.


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