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Cambodia arrests three after logging journalist killed

Police in Cambodia say they have arrested three people after a journalist investigating illegal logging was shot dead. Taing Try was killed on Sunday at a logging site in Kratie province, where he had gone with several reporters. Two years ago a prominent environmentalist was also shot ...

BBC News Staff
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-29597501

A road runs through them

UP AND down a 4km stretch of highway on the northern outskirts of Phnom Penh, about 3,000 of Cambodia’s Cham minority have built a life. Their distinctive Muslim culture thrives in conditions of close-knit community, a stark contrast to the shattering days the country endured ...

http://www.economist.com/blogs/banyan/2013/01/cambodia%E2%80%99s-cham

Cambodian forest campaigners fight rampant logging

KOH KONG, Cambodia – Frustrated by government inaction, Cambodian citizen patrollers are risking their lives to take on the country’s illegal loggers in a bid to save their shrinking forests. The shooting of a prominent environmentalist by a military policeman last month after he refused to ...

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120527-348666.html

Cambodia closes probe into activist's shooting

The Cambodian government on Saturday said it had closed its investigation into the fatal shootings of a well-known activist and a military police officer after the arrest of a security guard. Ran Boroth accidentally shot dead In Rattana, a military policeman who had just gunned down ...

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jLjKkNTYZkMtK8Iyu96DAiWBzVEg?docId=CNG.11cf93f1247225bf43d65a3332f9a23c.761

Protected forest ‘is finished’

In the latest government backed appropriation of protected land, nearly 20,000 hectares of the Boeung Per wildlife sanctuary have been reclassified as state private land for agro-industrial development. Two sub-decrees, obtained by The Post this week and initialed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on July ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/

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