NagaWorld union leader Chhim Sithar and eight co-defendants appeared for their first day of trial in Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday. Sithar and all her colleagues, except for one, denied the incitement charges against them.
Every day, crowds of tourists visit a popular sightseeing spot beside the five-star Thansur Sokha hotel and casino atop Bokor mountain to snap photos of temples, colonial ruins and the Kampot province coastline.
Hundreds of families living along both sides of the so-called “94 canal” and facing relocation to make way for a new airport in Kandal province called for authorities to give them land titles, on-site development and an end to intimidation, during a public forum in Kandok commune’s Ampov Prey village in Kandal Stung district on Tuesday. The meeting was closely monitored by authorities.
Prime Minister Hun Sen urged the Information Ministry to finalize the long-delayed Law on Access to Information during a Saturday press gala in Phnom Penh. He claimed the draft law would be adopted in the next two years after the July national elections.
Human rights NGO Licadho removed a rap music video from its website and Facebook page after Phnom Penh police interrogated its operations director on Monday and requested several other civil society leaders appear for additional questioning this week.