Expulsion of Opposition Parties from the Cambodian National Assembly

  Press Statement Jen Psaki Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 8, 2013 The United States is deeply concerned by reports that the Permanent Committee of the Cambodian National Assembly, made up entirely of members [...]
Hun Sen gestures during a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan, April 24, 2013. (AFP)

Hun Sen in Apparent Bid to Stifle Opposition

Radio Free Asia Ahead of key elections next month, Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is attempting to purge opposition lawmakers from parliament and prosecute a key opposition leader on allegedly distorted charges linking him to the widely [...]
Singer Koy Vanna and participants to the demonstration

Cambodian demonstration in Paris on 13 April 2013 – Organized by Singer Koy Vanna

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 http://ki-media.blogspot.com Singer Koy Vanna is being interviewed Singer Koy Vanna and participants to the demonstration The banner reads: Dictator Hun Sen, a Vietnamese lackey and a mafia, get [...]

Walking in Slow Motion: French Priest Testifies on Civil War and Evacuation of Phnom Penh

April 09, 2013 By Mary Kozlovski [1] http://www.cambodiatribunal.org François Ponchaud, a French Catholic priest and author of Cambodia: Year Zero who has lived in Cambodia for over 40 years, gave emphatic and detailed testimony as proceedings [...]
Noun Tom was moved here with her children six years ago.

We Will Not Be Moved

Zoe discovers that the issue of forced evictions has worsened over time. The BK13 may have become a cause celebre among Cambodia’s poor and dispossessed and an inspiration to the powerless but they are feeling the pressure. They’ve been [...]
U.S. President Barack Obama attends the 4th ASEAN-U.S. leaders' meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh November 19, 2012.

Obama presses Cambodia’s Hun Sen to improve rights record

By Matt Spetalnick PHNOM PENH | Mon Nov 19, 2012 REUTERS.COM PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – President Barack Obama urged Cambodian leader Hun Sen on Monday to hold fair elections and release political prisoners as he took a firm line on human [...]
U.S. President Barack Obama toasts with Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen at the East Asia Summit Dinner during the East Asia Summit at the Diamond Island Convention Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama meets with Cambodia’s longtime ‘strongman’

GRANT PECK 11/19/2012 Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) – President Barack Obama arrived in Cambodia on Monday having just won four more years in office, but that is nothing compared to his host, Hun Sen. The 60-year-old Cambodian [...]

Danger on the Mekong

October 28, 2012 By Michael Benge American Thinker Like a toxic fungus spreading its roots throughout Cambodia, communist Vietnam is slowly and methodically colonizing and swallowing up its neighbor. Researchers estimate that over 40% of Cambodia’s [...]
A convoy taking the body of Norodom Sihanouk to Beijing's airport en route back to his homeland, on Oct. 17, 2012. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese Regime’s Honors for Sihanouk Annoy Netizens

Many Chinese netizens were outraged at the Communist Party’s display of honors for the deceased Cambodian ruler Norodom Sihanouk, who died on Oct. 16 in Beijing. October 18, 2012 By Ariel Tian Epoch Times Staff All the flags at the Xinhua [...]

Norodom Sihanouk

Norodom Sihanouk, ruler of Cambodia, died on October 15th, aged 89 IN THE days before Norodom Sihanouk, then 18, succeeded to the throne, a gust put out the sacred candles lit in the palace to mark the event. Courtiers tried to conceal the bad [...]
Sihanouk with French generals in Paris in 1946 Photo: REX

Norodom Sihanouk

Norodom Sihanouk, the former King of Cambodia, who has died aged 89, was only intermittently a monarch; for more than half a century, though, he played a leading part in the tragic post-war history of his country. 15 Oct 2012 The Telegraph As [...]
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“The Map of Lost Memories” by Kim Fay

How can the theft of cultural treasures be anything new? Since time immemorial, we have taken them freely from the conquered. As Genghis Khan once famously put it, “The greatest pleasure is to vanquish your enemies, to chase them before you, [...]

Cambodia’s former king Sihanouk dies at 89

Norodom Sihanouk, the charismatic former king who was a towering figure in Cambodian politics through six decades of war, genocide and upheaval, died of a heart attack in China on Monday at the age of 89 15/10/2012 By FRANCE 24 Norodom Sihanouk, [...]
FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2004 file photo, Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk and Queen Monineath wave at Phnom Penh airport, in Cambodia. Sihanouk, the former Cambodian king who was never far from the center of his country's politics through a half-century of war, genocide and upheaval, died of natural causes early Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in Beijing. He was 89. (AP Photo/Andy Eames, File)

Cambodia’s Former King Norodom Sihanouk Dies at 89

Norodom Sihanouk, the revered former king who was a towering figure in Cambodian politics through a half-century of war, genocide and upheaval, died Monday. He was 89. By SOPHENG CHEANG Associated Press PHNOM PENH, Cambodia October 15, 2012 [...]
Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk greets well-wishers in front of Phnom Penh's Royal Palace in 2002.

Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89

(CNN) — Former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk, who was monarch for more than 60 years until his abdication in 2004, died early Monday in Beijing at the age of 89, state news reported. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Sihanouk was monarch for more [...]
Photo: Reaksa Chuon poses with a photograph of his father (Claire Slattery)

Khmer Rouge photos solve decades old mysteries

Chuon Reaksa was eight-years-old when he last saw his father in 1976. For 36 years, Mr Reaksa has searched for answers about what happened to his father after he disappeared from Cambodia’s Battambang Province during the Khmer Rouge Regime. Claire [...]

Warning of Return to Violence

2012-08-28 Radio Free Asia UN special envoy Surya Subedi warns of possible unrest in Cambodia if the authorities refuse to embrace election reforms. Cambodia may plunge into violence if it does not reform the current electoral system to allow [...]
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New photos to help identify victims of Khmer Rouge’s S-21 torture jail

The discovery of more than 1,200 photographs of former prisoners at a notorious Khmer Rouge torture jail has raised hopes that more Cambodians could learn the fate of their relatives. 09 Aug 2012 The Telegraph The collection of passport-sized [...]

Officials make break in baffling disease killing Cambodian children

By the CNN Wire Staff July 8, 2012 CNN Phnom Penh, Cambodia (CNN) — Health officials say they have made an important discovery in the mystery surrounding the deaths of 64 children in Cambodia. The Institut Pasteur in Cambodia tested samples [...]

Cambodia: Reality TV Reunites Families Torn Apart by Khmer Rouge

By Brendan Brady / Phnom Penh | June 20, 2012 http://world.time.com Harnessing the emotional trauma of one of the 20th century’s most tragic episodes — a nearly four-year ultracommunist revolution that left a quarter of Cambodia’s population [...]