A Khmer Rouge soldier waves his pistol and orders store owners to abandon their shops in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on April 17, 1975 as the capital fell to the communist forces. A large portion of the city's population was reportedly forced to evacuate. Photo from West German television film. (AP Photo/Christoph Froehder)
The release comes after royal pardons were issued for 10 women housing rights activists and one monk over the weekend.
According to a new survey, land disputes in Cambodia lead to employment insecurity, causing poverty, food insecurity, and increasing physical and psychological insecurity.
For years, Min Mink Chan never stopped dreaming of home. As he arrived in Jakarta to board a flight back to Myanmar, that dream was just hours away from becoming a reality.
Cambodian migrant workers working legally or illegally in neighboring Thailand and other countries in the region have remitted more than $1 billion dollars annually.
The rights and development workers met with a delegation led by House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, which is on a tour of Asia.
On Thursday a memorial was unveiled in Phnom Penh to the thousands of men, women and children who were brought to Cambodia's notorious S-21 prison between 1975 and 1979,
At least seven different indigenous groups in Ratanakiri depend mainly on forest products for their survival, say they face loss of their land, traditional way of life.
Human Rights Watch on Wednesday called on the government to drop insurrection charges against 11 opposition activists, including one who holds a US passport.
An estimated 800,000 Cambodian workers migrated to Thailand in search of jobs this year alone.
Under the agreement, Cambodia gets $35 million in exchange for taking refugees who had sought asylum in Australia.
Following First Lady Michelle Obama’s three-day visit to Cambodia to promote her “Let Girl Learn” initiative, Cambodian officials say they hope for positive changes in girls’ education.
Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron said her visit gave strong encouragement for girls’ education in Cambodia.
First Lady Michelle Obama is on her three-day visit in Cambodia to promote girls’ education.
Land activists from 8 communities held a protest on Saturday March 21, 2015 in front of the US embassy in Phnom Penh to urge the U.S First Lady, Michelle Obama to intervene to Cambodian Government to release 11 women in jail and land issues. VOA Khmer's Heng Reaksmey reports from Phnom Penh.
First Lady Michelle Obama arrived Friday in Cambodia for a three-day visit to promote girls’ education.
US First Lady Michelle Obama has arrived in Siem Reap, Cambodia, Friday night, as part of her two-nation Asian trip to promote education for girls. VOA Khmer reports.
By 2013, about 2.5 million hectares, about 70 percent of the country’s arable land, was leased to more than 270 companies.
Indigenous communities in Ratanakiri province say the government’s economic land concession policy is taking away their land and traditional way of life.
Women’s rights activists have urged Cambodia and donor countries to allocate enough budgets to finance gender equality and women's empowerment within the next 15 years.