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(19-February-2018 / ppp)

Kem Ley's family arrives in Australia as refugees The wife and children of slain political analyst Kem Ley have landed safely in Melbourne, Australia as refugees.

(19-February-2018 / PPP)

Villagers in dispute over land for new Kandal airport take fight to province hall More than 200 people gathered at Kandal Provincial Hall yesterday demanding intervention in a dispute involving tycoon Seang Chanheng near land earmarked for a massive new $1.5 billion airport development.

(13-February-2018 / RFA)

Cambodia’s Ongoing Imprisonment of Former RFA Reporters ‘Unjustified’: Media Watchdogs The ongoing imprisonment of two former RFA reporters held for three months on charges of “espionage” is “unjustified” and in violation of Cambodia’s constitutional right to freedom of expression, a consortium of journalist organizations said Tuesday, calling for their “immediate release.”

(13-February-2018 / khmer time)

Mother Nature activists due for prison release Two Mother Nature activists who were convicted of incitement to commit a felony and violation of privacy by Koh Kong Provincial Court may be released today following the completion of their five-month prison terms.

(12-February-2018 / khmer time )

Hundreds of Cambodians stopped on Thai border Thai authorities on Sunday stopped nearly 50 homemade tractors and trucks belonging to Cambodians who were transporting chemical fertilizer from Sa Kaeo province in Thailand into Cambodia, according to a police officer.

(07-February-2018 / RFA)

Cambodia's Supreme Court Rejects Appeal by Jailed Land-Rights Activist Cambodia’s Supreme Court today upheld the 30-month sentence imposed last year by a lower court on prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny, sending her back to prison to serve out her term in a case widely seen as politically motivated.

(07-February-2018 / PPP)

UN help sought in land dispute Human rights representatives from NGO Adhoc and the United Nations have been asked to intervene in a land dispute between villagers and an army lieutenant they say was granted a land title illegally inside a protected community forest in Oddar Meanchey province.

(05-February-2018 / Khmer time )

Police prevent same-sex wedding ceremony A wedding between a 36-year-old Frenchman and a 23-year-old Cambodian man was prohibited on Saturday evening by provincial immigration police in Kratie province’s Kratie town.

(05-February-2018 / PPP)

Five more held for shooting forest patrollers in Mondulkiri Five more suspects have been arrested and are being interrogated by authorities in relation to the murder of three forest patrollers last Tuesday in Mondulkiri’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, authorities confirmed yesterday.

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