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Forest rangers seek 1,210 rifles after serious attacks

The Ministry of Environment sought permission from the Ministry of National Defence to arm municipal and provincial rangers with 1,210 rifles in response to one of its rangers being killed and two others critically assaulted while out on patrol in Mondulkiri and Kampong Thom provinces. ...

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https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/forest-rangers-seek-1210-rifles-after-serious-attacks

Bail Requests Denied for All Eight Unionists

The Kampong Speu Provincial Court has denied bail for eight unionists accused of instigating violence at the Sabrina Garment factory last Monday. Kampong Speu Provincial Court judge, Cheum Rithy said yesterday that he had not approved the bail request because significant work remained in questioning ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013061066173/National/bail-requests-denied-for-all-eight-unionists.html

Gunslinger Tycoons

PM Hun Sen’s September 20 cri de couer beseeching powerful officials and their friends and families to not fire or wield their weapons in restaurants and other public places, especially those haunts frequented by foreigners, threatens to spoil the sport most enjoyed by the Kingdom’s well-heeled elite. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/7days/1849-gunslinger-tycoons

Military Figure Re-Emerges as Witness in Slain Journalist's Case

The court investigating the murder of a journalist has questioned a notorious former Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) colonel, who was last heard of serving a 10-year prison sentence for attempted murder, a court official said yesterday. The Ratanakkiri Provincial Court has this week questioned a ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/military-figure-re-emerges-as-witness-in-slain-journalists-case-3710/

Court Questions Officials Over Slain Journalist

The Ratanakkiri Provincial Court yesterday questioned four people- including a military police official and a police officer- in relation to the killing of journalist Hang Serei Odom, whose body was discovered hacked to death last month in the trunk of his car,a court official and ...

Police Say RCAF Trying to Bury Fatal Crash With Cash

Military officials are attempting to squelch a potential lawsuit from relatives of three people killed Friday when Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) soldiers smuggling wood through Siem Reap province drove a military truck, donated by the U.S. government, into the family’s motorbike, police officials said. ...

Death points up urgency of ELC review

The government needs to act – and act now – to review all economic land concessions, which un­derscore the Kingdom’s dark disease of violent land disputes, rights groups said yesterday. Ten days after Prime Minister Hun Sen signed a regulation for an immediate and indefinite moratorium ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012051756223/National-news/death-points-up-urgency-of-elc-review.html

Environmental activist Chut Wutty shot dead

Cambodia’s most outspoken activist against illegal logging was shot dead today while escorting journalists near a protected forest in Koh Kong province, where he has repeatedly attempted to expose illegal logging rackets that include military officials. Chut Wutty, the director of Natural Resource Protection Group, was ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012042655803/National-news/environmental-activist-chut-wutty-shot-dead.html

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