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18 Oct 2018 | 1:55 pm

'I live in fear': under Trump, life for America's immigrants can change ... - The Guardian


The Guardian

'I live in fear': under Trump, life for America's immigrants can change ...
The Guardian
Immigration agents are showing up at workplaces, homes and courthouses, ready to arrest anyone without legal papers.

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18 Oct 2018 | 5:01 am

Is Hun Manet Cambodia's next strongman? - East Asia Forum


Is Hun Manet Cambodia's next strongman?
East Asia Forum
... has gone to the virtually unknown General Vong Pisen, who had only a small public profile in his position as deputy head of the National Military Police (recent stories are limited to his role in policing illegal logging along Cambodia's border ...

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17 Oct 2018 | 6:03 am

Turkey seeks extradition of top FETÖ members from Cambodia - Daily Sabah


Daily Sabah

Turkey seeks extradition of top FETÖ members from Cambodia
Daily Sabah
Speaking in a joint news conference with the visiting Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, Çavuşoğlu said that the Turkish authorities have asked Cambodia to extradite three "high-profile members" of FETÖ. He did not ...

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3 Oct 2018 | 5:26 pm

Turkey repeats FETÖ extradition request to Cambodia - Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey repeats FETÖ extradition request to Cambodia
Hurriyet Daily News
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu at a joint news conference with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, said: “We have repeated our extradition request to Cambodia on the issue of three high profile FETÖ members.” “This ...

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3 Oct 2018 | 6:59 am

Rights Workers Sentenced in High-Profile Bribery Case - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Rights Workers Sentenced in High-Profile Bribery Case
VOA Khmer
The five defendants – Nay Vanda, Ny Sokha, Lim Mony, Yi Soksan and Ny Chakrya – were accused of bribing Khom Chandaraty, a witness in a separate case against Sokha, the jailed former leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party. On September 18 ...

28 Sep 2018 | 1:07 pm

UN warns of 'climate of fear' in Cambodia - SBS


SBS

UN warns of 'climate of fear' in Cambodia
SBS
A UN expert on the rights situation in Cambodia decried Thursday that laws were being used to rein in dissent and were creating a "climate of fear" in the country. UN Special Rapporteur for Cambodia Rhona Smith voiced alarm over a significant ...
UN expert warns of 'climate of fear' in CambodiaYahoo News

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27 Sep 2018 | 7:07 am

Cambodian Court Sentences Rights Activists, Election Official to Suspended Five-Year Jail Terms - Radio Free Asia


Cambodian Court Sentences Rights Activists, Election Official to Suspended Five-Year Jail Terms
Radio Free Asia
A court in Cambodia on Wednesday delivered suspended five-year sentences to four human rights activists and an official with the country's National Election Committee (NEC) after convicting them of paying to silence a woman who allegedly had an affair ...

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26 Sep 2018 | 4:48 pm

Aussie filmmaker James Ricketson returns home after more than a year in Cambodian jail - Daily Telegraph


Daily Telegraph

Aussie filmmaker James Ricketson returns home after more than a year in Cambodian jail
Daily Telegraph
He kept a low profile today instead leaving it up to his family to take questions from the media. ... The 69-year-old had visited Cambodia frequently over the past 20 years to make documentaries before he was charged with spying for an unknown country.

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23 Sep 2018 | 8:50 pm

A Cambodian Refugee Cooks From Memory at Nyum Bai - New York Times


New York Times

A Cambodian Refugee Cooks From Memory at Nyum Bai
New York Times
The chef and owner of Nyum Bai in Oakland, Calif., a restaurant that has attracted national attention, was just 2 when her parents, Cambodians who had fled the Khmer Rouge in the previous decade, scooped up her and her older brother and headed to ...

21 Sep 2018 | 11:37 am

Cambodia Frees Australian Filmmaker Convicted of Spying - New York Times


New York Times

Cambodia Frees Australian Filmmaker Convicted of Spying
New York Times
The filmmaker, James Ricketson, 69, had been jailed since June 2017, when he was arrested after filming a street rally held by the country's most popular opposition party. After his arrest, the Cambodian police searched his computer and found emails to ...

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21 Sep 2018 | 9:27 am