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Montagnard exodus on VN’s head: HRW

Source: Phnom Penh Post,By Shaun Turton,Sat, 27 June 2015

Arbitrary arrests, beatings and torture, these are some of the crimes perpetrated by Vietnamese authorities that are driving ethnic Montagnards to flee to Cambodia, according to a Human Rights Watch study released yesterday. 357 more words

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US zeroes in on abuses

Source: Phnom Penh Post,By Shaun Turton,Sat, 27 June 2015

A politicised and ineffective judiciary, constraints on press freedom and the arbitrary suspension of the right to assemble in Phnom Penh have been listed as Cambodia’s leading human rights problems by the United States government. 320 more words

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Activists detained over unsanctioned march

Source: Phnom Penh Post,Pech Sotheary,Fri, 26 June 2015

Three environmentalists and a rights worker were detained yesterday for more than two hours and blocked from delivering a petition to the National Assembly calling on the government to order sand-dredging operations in Koh Kong province to cease. 196 more words

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Migrant sweep ongoing

Source: Phnom penh Post,Phak Seangly,Fri, 26 June 2015

Police from the Ministry of Interior yesterday arrested more than 100 Vietnamese people suspected of illegally living and working in Cambodia in the second such mass roundup in the capital this week. 218 more words

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NGO boss out on lack of evidence

Source: Phnompenh Post,Chhay Channyda,Fri, 26 June 2015

he director of a Phnom Penh children’s NGO arrested over allegations of abuse was released from police custody on Wednesday due to a lack of evidence, police said yesterday. 165 more words

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VN gov’t to respond to border allegations

Source: Phnom Penh Post,By Meas Sokchea,Thu, 25 June 2015

The Vietnamese government has ordered border authorities on its end to make a report responding to allegations that Vietnamese forces have encroached onto Cambodian territory by digging ponds and constructing a military post inside Ratanakkiri and Kandal provinces, respectively. 327 more words

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Logging’s roots deep

Source: Phnom Prnh Post,By Daniel Pye,Tue, 23 June 2015

Hun Sen’s Cambodia has been shaped by the collection of illegal timber dollars, profiting a politically connected elite and in turn ensuring the ruling party’s grip on the state apparatus, a leading Australian researcher has said. 877 more words