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Body dismisses ‘Death Knell for Democracy’ report, suggests Nobel for Hun Sen

Source: Phnom Penh Post

A week after a damning report by ASEAN parliamentarians on the government’s attacks on the opposition, the state-run Cambodian Human Rights Committee said the assessment was flawed and failed to acknowledge the prime minister’s record on human rights for which he deserves 376 more words

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‘Choub Samlab’ gets life in prison

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Eight months after firing two bullets point blank into political analyst Kem Ley, former soldier and ex-monk Oeut Ang was yesterday sentenced to life in prison for 964 more words

Human Rights

Elephant electrocuted, causing 12am blackout

Source: Phnom Penh Post

A wild elephant was electrocuted when it leaned against a power pole yesterday in Preah Sihanouk, triggering a black out in the area. 354 more words

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Three held over state land clearing

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Authorities in Kampong Thom province’s Santuk district arrested three men yesterday, accusing them of being among a group who had allegedly encroached illegally on state land. 175 more words

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Patrollers, gov’t make busts inside Prey Lang

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Patrollers from the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN), Environment Ministry rangers and a police officer confiscated four chainsaws, six tractors and nearly 100 planks of first-grade timber from a group of loggers on Sunday in Preah Vihear’s Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. 202 more words

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Family of Slain Analyst Calls for Renewed Investigation as Speculation Mounts Over Murder Footage

Source: VOA

“It’s an organized performance and not true,” said Ley’s brother, Kem Rithisith.

PHNOM PENH — The family of slain political commentator Kem Ley have called for a renewed investigation into the circumstances surrounding his murder following the release of security camera footage purporting to show the killer fleeing the scene of the crime. 1,195 more words

Human Rights

Study examines road safety

Source: Phnom Penh Post

About 60 high school and university students experimented with an interactive tool for learning about road safety at Phnom Penh’s Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC) on Saturday morning, as part of an ongoing study by the Honda Foundation’s International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences (IATSS). 231 more words

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