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Cambodian teen jailed for Telegram posts vows to fight on

An autistic teenager jailed for writing messages deemed insulting to the Cambodian government vowed to continue "to fight for patriots" after he was released from prison on Wednesday.

US sanctions Cambodian officials over alleged corruption at Ream Naval Base

Two Cambodian officials ‘likely conspired to inflate the cost of facilities at [the base] and personally benefit from the proceeds’, says US Treasury Department. The US Deputy Secretary of State raised ‘serious concerns’ during a June trip to the country about a Chinese military presence and construction at the Ream base.

U.S. blacklists Cambodia officials over navy base corruption

The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Cambodian officials, accusing them of planning to profit from construction work at Cambodia's biggest naval base, where Washington has expressed concern about China's military presence.

U.S. issues Cambodia corruption advisory, sanctions officials over navy base

The United States stepped up its campaign against corruption in Cambodia on Wednesday, issuing an advisory to U.S. businesses and blacklisting two government officials accused of scheming to profit from construction work at Cambodia's biggest naval base.

Hun Sen warns he will crack down on protesters as ASEAN host

Cambodians brace for a difficult year ahead as rights advocates decry deterioration of democracy.

Australia pledges 3 million Covid-19 vaccines to Cambodia

Australia has pledged more than three million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Cambodia, Prime Minister Hun Sen said today, which would help the Southeast nation give booster shots to its people.

Australian FM meets with Cambodia’s leader, in 4-nation tour

Australia’s top diplomat met Monday with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on issues including the coronavirus pandemic during the second stop of her four-nation Southeast Asian tour.

Teen Remains Jailed Over Social Media Comments Criticizing Father’s Political Opponent

The son of a Cambodian activist remains in jail for comments he made on social media criticizing the government, the Associated Press reported.

Australia giving COVID doses to Cambodia

Australia has pledged more than three million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Cambodia, Prime Minister Hun Sen says, which will help the Southeast nation give booster shots to its people.

Cambodian activist decries delayed release of autistic son

A Cambodian activist wept in frustration Monday after learning her autistic teenage son, imprisoned for comments critical of the government he made on social media, would not be released as anticipated in a case that has drawn global attention.

As Chair of ASEAN, Hun Sen Warns of Crack Down on Protesters

Cambodia faces a difficult year, but the prime minister says he “will do what it takes” to quell dissent.

No proof jailed teen is autistic, says Cambodian court

Global rights groups have condemned the jailing of Kak Sovanchhay over social media posts.

For Free and Fair Elections, Cambodia Must Let Opposition Leaders Return

Leaders of the CNRP – including the author – must be allowed to return to Cambodia before the next elections.

China Isn’t the Only Reason for Cambodia’s Vaccination Success

More than good relations with China, Cambodia’s vaccination success comes down to effective and responsive government actions in a moment of crisis.

Payne to visit Cambodia after Pfizer delay

Foreign Minister Marise Payne is expected to visit Cambodia after Prime Minister Hun Sen questioned Australia's commitment to deliver on two million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine promised earlier this year.

Cambodia ‘bleeding’ as space for civil society shrinks

Activists and rights groups say COVID-19 law is now being deployed by the government as another tool to further curtail freedoms.

Cambodia sentencing of autistic teen is ‘shameful nadir’: UN experts

UN rights experts on Tuesday condemned as a "shameful nadir" Cambodia's sentencing of an autistic teenager to eight months in prison for sending Telegram messages that were deemed insulting to the government.

Cambodia’s strongman takes pot shot at Australia on ‘overdue’ vaccines

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has questioned when Australia will deliver on a pledge of 2 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine, saying he will buy more from China if they don’t turn up.

Cambodian teen with autism sentenced to eight months for criticizing the government

Rights groups are urging Cambodian authorities to release an autistic teenager who was sentenced to eight months in prison for social media posts critical of the government, saying Tuesday his case was being misused to intimidate his opposition activist parents.

Cambodia must strike a new path

he Paris Peace Agreements on Cambodia was signed 30 years ago.


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