Rainsy summoned a second time over Sar Kheng complaint

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has summoned former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to be questioned over his claim that Interior Minister Sar Kheng supported Prime Minister Hun Sen’s alleged plot to bomb a helicopter carrying the late National Police commissioner.

Environmentalists question whether crackdown will reach illegal logging’s roots

Heng Sros rides his motorbike across Mondulkiri province.

Heng Sros rides his motorbike across Mondulkiri province, through the Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary, to the Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally into the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary. Sros, an activist for the Cambodia Human Rights Task Force, hasn’t let up on his investigations on illegal logging, though he says his findings are consistently ignored by authorities.

‘Surprise and Regret’ after US house passes sanctions bill

The government and CPP officials yesterday hit back at the US House of Representatives after it unanimously passed the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019, which would impose travel and economic sanctions on Cambodian leaders considered to have “undermined democracy” in the country.