The EU has moved to ban fish imports from Cambodia and two other countries, in a move to sanction illegal fishing operations under flags of convenience.
Court officials said Friday they have no plan to “push” police to arrest a former governor who is accused of wounding three garment workers in a shooting incident last year.
Local watchdog groups say they have been forced to take forest protection into their hands, due to a failure of government to do so.
A group of ethnic minorities has filed with the Khmer Rouge tribunal, in hopes that more indictments will come from the UN-backed court.
A US-based group of lawyers has launched an online campaign to raise funding to support a lawsuit against a UK company that bought sugar from a Cambodian plantations linked to human rights abuses.
The world’s second-largest clothing retailer says it will support a factory in Cambodia to adopt a fair wage. H&M says it then hopes to cover 750 factories between Cambodia and Bangladesh by 2018.
The Kandal provincial court has summoned the two villagers, Sen San and Ouk Sambo, to testify on Friday.
Heavy rainfall and flooding along the Mekong River killed 168 people this year and damaged hundreds of thousands of hectares of rice and other crops across the country.
Only about 27 percent of Cambodian students in higher education are pursuing these sciences, while the rest pursue degrees in social science, according to research by the Cambodian Development Research Institute.
The rights group Adhoc says it is monitoring “at least 100” individuals who are complicit in forestry crimes across the country.