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According to Forest News, Cambodia loses about 208,000 hectares of forest every year from logging.
Bosba Panh began singing when she was seven.
If found guilty, the accused could face between six months to two years imprisonment.
In 2016, Kem Ley was shot dead at a gas station in Phnom Penh following his comments in a Global Witness report alleging corruption relating to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s family.
Enveloped in total darkness, breathing air tainted by the smell of rotting bodies, their hopes faded under the rubble of a building erected without proper permits amid a building boom fueled by Chinese money.
Rath Rott Mony was sentenced on a charge of “incitement to discriminate” in relation to the broadcast of a documentary film titled “My Mother Sold Me.”
Concerns of the possible presence of the Chinese military in Cambodia was first raised in April 2018 by the U.S.-based Center for Advanced Defense Studies.
The Cambodian premier indirectly criticized the EU’s own human rights situation as declining compared to forty years ago while Cambodia’s human rights are getting better.
After four Montagnard asylum-seekers were deported from Cambodia to Vietnam, remaining refugees are concerned about persecution in their country of origin if they are forced to return.
The group said many of their members face on-going discrimination at workplaces and will lose their jobs immediately once they are discovered to be LGBTQI.
Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni on Thursday appointed the former governor of Preah Sihanouk province as secretary of state to the Ministry of National Defense, days after he resigned over a fatal building collapse, drawing condemnation from observers who called the promotion a “slap in the face.”
The collapse has drawn concerns from locals and construction workers in Sihanoukville’s dramatic but pell-mell economic growth.
Janet Seng, 49, came to the U.S. in 1981 from Cambodia as a teenager.
Cambodian and international prosecuting judges remain at odds on whether to proceed with new cases.
Ambassador Wang Wentian accused the U.S. of inflaming the trade war and calling it a “dishonest individual” during the negotiation with China.
The group told VOA Khmer that the Cambodian government needs to restore democracy and human rights in the country in exchange for the EBA trade preference.
Rott Mony, Rath Chanthul, 27, told VOA Khmer that she wanted the court to give him a fair trial. Rath Chanthul claimed that the absence of the plaintiffs at the court last week suggested an unfair trial.
The International Labor Organization is calling for the elimination of child labor, which victimizes tens of millions of children in all regions of the world. The call came from Geneva, where special events marking the World Day Against Child Labor were held Wednesday.
It has been about nine years since Prum Vannak was rescued by a human rights organization but he said his memory of his time at sea is a wound that will never heal.
However, he did not give a direct answer to the question of whether China “is seeking” to have a future military presence in Cambodia, which is increasingly getting close to Beijing.