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Review ‘disproportionate and unwarranted’ measures, rights experts urge Cambodia

United Nations independent human rights experts on Monday called for the review of new legal and administrative measures adopted by the Government of Cambodia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which they said appear to be “disproportionate and unwarranted”.

Cambodians Demand Apology for Khmer Rouge Images With Smiling Faces

An Irish artist colorized portraits of Cambodian prisoners who were tortured, starved, beaten and killed. In some cases, he doctored the images to put smiles on their faces.

VICE Asia Tampers with Khmer Rouge Tribunal Evidence

An insulting end to a messy week for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

Colorization Artist Slammed for Adding Smiles to Genocide Victims

Vice and a photo colorization artist are in hot water this week after it was discovered that he had ‘Photoshopped’ smiles to the faces of Cambodian genocide victims in his colorized photos.

Altered photos of Cambodian torture victims stir controversy

Cambodians are condemning an Irish photo restorer for altering photographs of victims of their country’s 1970s genocide to show them smiling, saying his decision and that of an international media group to publish them showed horrible judgement.

Vice removes altered photos of Khmer Rouge victims as Cambodia protests

US media group Vice has removed altered photographs of Khmer Rouge genocide victims from its website after a furious backlash in Cambodia and on social media.

Cambodia criticises edited photos of Khmer Rouge victims

Authorities in Cambodia have criticised an artist after he altered photos of victims of the Khmer Rouge genocide.

Cambodia condemns Vice for altered Khmer Rouge images

The photos of Khmer Rouge ‘killing fields’ victims with added smiles were an insult to the dead, Cambodia says.

Cambodian PM threatens Covid-19 quarantine-breakers with jail

Cambodia's strongman premier Hun Sen threatened quarantine-breakers with jail time Saturday (April 10) and warned civil servants they could lose their jobs if they go unvaccinated, as the country grapples with a growing coronavirus caseload.

Cambodia logs 477 new COVID-19 cases, areas in capital under lockdown

Cambodia registered 477 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of infections in the kingdom to 4,081, the country's Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement Saturday.

Cambodia sees daily record COVID-19 cases

Cambodia reported a daily record 576 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, in a spike in infections since an outbreak detected seven weeks ago that has seen a seven-fold increase in its overall case tally.

Cambodia COVID surge threatens to overwhelm health system

576 new cases reported Friday, more than the total during first year of pandemic.

Cambodia’s Angkor site shut for 2 weeks to curb coronavirus

Cambodia is shutting its most popular tourist destination, the centuries-old Angkor temple complex, to visitors for two weeks to help curb the country’s coronavirus outbreak.

Cambodia locks down provincial borders as Covid-19 spikes

Prime Minister Hun Sen says lockdown could be extended and vaccinations made mandatory.

Cambodia bans inter-provincial travel for 14 days to curb COVID-19

A 14-day ban on travel between provinces started in Cambodia on Wednesday in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19.

‘Stop Covid-19’ System Raises Privacy Concerns

The Cambodian government’s “Stop Covid-19” QR Code system raises serious privacy and other human rights concerns, Human Rights Watch said today.

Cambodia starts vaccinating textile factory workers

Cambodia started on Wednesday to vaccinate workers in its textile industry, concentrating on the $7 billion backbone of its economy to help jump-start a post-pandemic recovery.

Cambodia PM orders home treatment for COVID-19 patients as hospitals strain

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered health officials on Tuesday to prepare to treat coronavirus patients at home, as the country's biggest COVID-19 outbreak so far tests the capacity of its fragile healthcare system.

Cambodia reports 63 new local COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Cambodia on Monday confirmed 63 new local COVID-19 cases and one new death, the country's Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.

Cars impounded in Cambodian virus curfew

Police in Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, impounded 155 vehicles over the weekend as part of a strict curfew meant to curb the spread of Covid-19.


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Cambodia logs 650 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

Cambodia on Thursday confirmed 650 new local COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the national case tally to 17,621 so far, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.