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Union Official Forced to Sign ‘Confession’

A union representative who was beaten and detained by police during a protest Wednesday was released after being forced to sign a statement taking responsibility for starting a fight with authorities, union officials said yesterday. A bloodied Rong Panha, a representative of the Cambodian Alliance of ...

Court Clears Leopard Capital in Loan Case

The Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed a complaint by the Canadian-Cambodian shrimp manufacturer Nautisco Seafood Manufacturing Inc. alleging that the private equity firm Leopard Capital had purposely indebted the company for its own personal gain. According to the Sihanoukville-based shrimp company’s complaint, Leopard Capital, a partner ...

Commmander Files Complaint Against Forestry Chief

A military police commander has filed a complaint against a Forestry Administration chief whom he accuses of wrongly sending authorities to search a truck suspected of transporting illegally logged luxury wood, officials said yesterday. When Forestry Administration officials searched the truck at a military police base in Kompong Thom province on ...

Ministry Meets Striking Union Representatives

Ministry of Social Affairs officials yesterday conducted a meeting between the owners of a factory, which produces clothing for H&M, Gap and Levi Strauss, and its workers, but threatened to file a complaint against the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers Democratic Union (CCAWDU), union representatives ...

Missing in Malaysia: Father says concerns fell on deaf ears

The father of an 18-year-old girl who he said had been missing in Malaysia for more than a year, has filed a complaint with the rights group Adhoc against the labour firm that sent her there. Minh Ngi, 46, from Preah Vihear province, said yesterday the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011112352922/National-news/missing-in-malaysia-father-says-concerns-fell-on-deaf-ears.html

Villagers waiting for payment

Residents of two villages in Kandal province say police are threatening to arrest them for filing a complaint about a company they accuse of failing to fully pay them for land allegedly bought from them almost 15 years ago. Kuy Chanthorn, a resident of Kakab village ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011102552321/National-news/villagers-waiting-for-payment.html

Maid agency raid rescues 22 women, girls

Following a raid on a Phnom Penh recruitment agency, military police yesterday detained two people and rescued 22 girls and women aged 13 to 25 who claimed they were being held against their will ahead of being sent to Malaysia to work as maids. Municipal military ...

Families file complaint over missing dam workers

Three families have lodged complaints against China National Heavy Machinery Co after a storm at the company’s hydropower dam project in Koh Kong province on September 10 swept away a group of workers, leaving two dead and five missing, rights group Adhoc said yesterday. Neang Boratino, ...

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