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UN rights envoy Surya Subedi concerned by barricading of Cambodia's Freedom Park

The UN human rights envoy to Cambodia says the space for democracy has shrunk following a bloody crackdown on protesters earlier this year. Months of anti-government protests boiled over in January this year, when police open fired on striking workers and opposition supporters. The next day, as ...

Tom Maddocks
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-25/un-rights-envoy-concerned-by-closure-of-cambodia27s-freedom/5547916

Nauru detainees informed about refugee resettlement in Cambodia

Some asylum seekers at the Australian-run immigration processing centre on Nauru have been advised they will be sent to Cambodia if they are found to be refugees. The advice preempts the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Australia and Cambodia. The ABC understands some family ...

Karen Barlow
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-21/nauru-asylum-seekers-told-about-cambodia-refugee-resettlemen/5468662

Program to end anemia in Cambodia finding success

A novel project aimed at reducing anemia is being trialled in Cambodia where many millions of people suffer from a lack of iron in their diets. The Lucky Iron Fish project uses a piece of iron metal, shaped in the form of a fish, as part ...

Kanaha Sabapathy
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-20/lucky-iron-fish/5466316

Cambodia's weekend elections will be the 'least fair' in history

Thousands of government and opposition supporters have hit the streets in Cambodia to drum up last minute support ahead of this Sunday’s election. Election monitors are fanning out across the country to ensure a free and fair vote. Koul Panha, Director of Comfrel Cambodia’s Committee for Free ...

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-26/an-cambodia-free-and-fair/4845154

Young activists take to the streets ahead of the Cambodian elections

Cambodia’s upcoming elections have been dubbed the “Cambodian Spring”, with an unprecedented number of young activists taking to the streets and social media, demanding a change. More than a third of registered voters are aged between 18 and 30, and the Opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party ...

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-22/an-cambodian-spring-feature/4834450

Wildlife group busts illegal loggers in Cambodia

An illegal logger in Cambodia has dropped an address book during a bust, leaving behind details of corrupt government officials and spying rangers. The man fled after being intercepted by police over an illegal haul of rare rosewood in Koh Kong province earlier this month. . “We ...

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-23/an-wildlife-group-busts-illegal-loggers-in-cambodia/4709882

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