Campaign calls for end to violence against women

A total of 20 civil society organizations, unions and other associations have united to launch a 16-day campaign calling for an end to violence against women and girls for economics, social fairness and justice. ...

Yatt Malai

Report points to inadequate enforcement, legal flaws as reasons for entrenched domestic violence

 A new LICADHO report detailing the murders of 26 women and five children between January 2020 and June 2022 by current or former intimate partners reveals the persistence of domestic violence and flaws in law enforcement. ...

Seoung Nimol

Kings of concessions

Vietnam and China lead the pack of foreign companies granted economic land concessions in Cambodia for agro-industrial development by a wide margin, new data released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries show. According to the ministry’s annual report, released last month, since 1993 the ...

May Titthara

Child Rapes Account for Majority of Sex Attacks Last Year

The number of reported rapes recorded by human rights group Adhoc fell by about 24 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, though the rape of children and minors continued to account for the majority of attacks. Chuon Chamrong, head of Adhoc’s women’s section, ...

Ben Sokhean

Last Three Kratie Province ‘Secessionists’ Released from Prison

It was not the hero’s welcome that greeted Mam Sonando when more than a thousand boisterous supporters cheered his release from Prey Sar prison Friday and lifted the popular radio station owner onto their shoulders for an impromptu parade. But for the three unheralded farmers caught ...

Deputy Prime Minister Says Homeless People A worry For Tourism

Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An yesterday said the government should clear beggars away from the country’s most popular tourism sites by providing them with decent education and legal ownership of their land. “We have performed well in working with homeless people, but I noticed ...

Still no date for Bandith trial

Nine months after former Bavet town Governor Chhouk Bandith allegedly shot three Garment workers during a protest, the Svay Reing provincial prosecutor has wrapped up his investigation, though a court date has not yet been set , a court official said yesterday. But the slow ...

Evictees still awaiting Obama

As more than 100 protesters continued to spend their days camped outside the US embassy appealing for the release of two land activists, a delegation from Amnesty International visited the Boeung Kak Community yesterday to offer support for their fight Amnesty International would continue to monitor ...

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