Cambodia has managed to improve its economy, but its education, women’s empowerment, child and mother health, and environmental sustainability are all lagging behind.
Photographer Tram Lyrattanak says Cambodian students may find long alone traveling useful in discovering their life and educational goals.
About 100 activists from various communities in Phnom Penh took part in Wednesday’s march, gathering near the US Embassy and planning to walk to Freedom Park.
Funcinpec, once the most popular party in the country, has fallen into deep decline, winning no seats in the last parliamentary election.
The UN’s special envoy for human rights on Tuesday called for the ruling party and the opposition to continue talks over democratic reforms.
Japan is the largest donor to the court, having provided $82 million, about 36 percent of funding, so far.
Twenty-three activists—many of them union leaders or workers—were arrested in the January 2014 crackdown, which also left at least five people dead.
Promised investigation into actions of security forces at 2014 protests seems to have disappeared inside country’s pliant judiciary.
The book describes the trial of Kaing Kek Iev, the supervisor of Tuol Sleng prison better known as Comrade Duch, who was found guilty by the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal in 2012.
Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz has maintained a “not guilty” plea, despite his being named by the contractor in a wide-reaching bribery scandal.
Aside from a major Human Rights Watch report outlining human rights abuses under Prime Minister Hun Sen in the past decade, other observers say Cambodia suffered in other ways—and there is little hope it will change in the near term.
Cambodian agriculture and forestry officials are downplaying new maps and a study from a US university that show widespread devastation to Cambodia’s forest cover.