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From Radio Free Asia
Cambodia Threatens to Arrest Jailed Opposition Chief’s Daughter
Cambodia’s government on Tuesday threatened to arrest the daughter of jailed opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) chief Kem Sokha if she returns to the country and disband NGOs calling for the release of “political prisoners.”


From The Sydney Morning Herald
ANZAC Day organiser James Bernard King held in Cambodia over alleged sex demand
Bangkok: A 69 year-old former Victorian serviceman faces up to three years in one of Cambodia’s notoriously harsh jails after allegedly locking up his 38 year-old partner, her younger sister and her niece then demanding sex.


From The Straits Times
Cambodia’s bamboo train back on track
BATTAMBANG (THE PHNOM PENH POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Tourists missing Cambodia’s beloved ‘bamboo train’ in Battambang can now board a replacement service that has been set up on a different set of tracks.


From NBC News
With ‘First They Killed My Father,’ Cambodian activist wanted to honor her parents
Loung Ung remembers the first time she met her friend and collaborator Angelina Jolie. It was completely by chance in 2001, Ung recalled. She was doing work in Cambodia with the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation, making prosthetics for children who had lost limbs due to land mines. “She was there filming, and she picked up a copy of my book and then called me up,” Ung said of Jolie. “I picked up the phone and that was that.”

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