At his hearing Wednesday, former opposition leader Kem Sokha said he no longer had any affiliation with exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy, and said there was no basis for the treason charges filed against him.
A long-awaited draft law on food safety now heading to the desk of the king for signature after winning approval in the legislature could elevate Cambodian street food to compete with regional neighbors, say advocates of the bill.
The Court of Appeal on Monday upheld a lower court decision in the case dubbed the “Adhoc 5,” where members of the rights group were found guilty of bribing a woman alleged to be having an extra-marital relationship with former opposition figure Kem Sokha.
Twenty-five members of a youth group who are marking World Environment Day with a 600-kilometer cycling campaign, say that although local authorities allowed the event to go ahead they were questioned and monitored, which some took as a form of intimidation.
As commune elections approach, Cambodian foreign affairs minister promises U.S. full commitment to human rights and democracy
During a meeting with the U. S. Secretary of State, Cambodia’s foreign affairs minister responded to the host country’s concerns of a deteriorating rights situation in the country by stating the Kingdom is fully committed to an inclusive political process and freedom of expression.