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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 ...

3,000 Factory Workers Block Road; Protests Set to Continue

About 3,000 workers at a factory supplying clothes to U.S. brands Levi Strauss and Old Navy blocked traffic for nearly five hours yesterday on National Road 4 in Kandal province, as part of a protest for more benefits and severance pay, protesters and police said. Protests ...

Road blocked as strike escalates

Thousands of workers from factories owned by Tai Yang Enterprise in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district blocked National Road 4 for more than seven hours yesterday to push the company to meet their demands. May Sopheaktra said workers decided to block the road after the companytried ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012070557231/National-news/road-blocked-as-strike-escalates.html

Court orders strikers back to work

The Kandal Provincial Court ordered thousands of striking garment employees back to work for the second time yesterday, but they will continue fighting until their demands are met, a union president said. Workers at Ang Snuol district’s Tai Nan I, Tai Nan II and Camwell factorieshave ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012070457188/National-news/court-orders-strikers-back.html

Honda strike set to roll on

More than 100 staffers protested outside a Honda NCX company in Por Sen Chey district’s Choam Chao commune yesterday because they say employees are being sacked for trying to unionise, among other grievances. Soeurn Sot, a technician at the company, said during the protest that if ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052456362/National-news/honda-strike-set-to-roll-on.html

Armed police crack down on protest

Three women were slightly injured while participating in a strike of about 500 workers outside the Zongtex Garment Factory in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district yesterday, a union representative said yesterday. Suos Sokha, head of the Rights and Profit Workers Federation of Trade Unions, said yesterday the ...

(By Tep Nimol, pg. 6)
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072850683/National-news/armed-police-crack-down-on-protest.html

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