Within Cambodia’s overcrowded prison system of some 16,500 prisoners, 504 are juveniles, including 28 girls.
Cambodian border experts say the government should nullify treaties it has with Vietnam and begin again border demarcation under the 1991 Paris Peace Accords.
Victims of sexual violence can often have difficulty reintegrating into society, but experts say the healing process from such assault can be a lifelong struggle.
They say Thong Sarat was arrested and jailed without a transparent trial for the killing of Ung Meng Cheu, late last year.
Millions of Cambodians are now connected to the Internet thanks to cheap high-speed connections and smartphones.
Asia is one of regions in the world with the highest opportunity for growth, according to a 2014 trade forecast by the bank HSBC.
Rescue Party parliamentarian Son Chhay told reporters Thursday he hoped the Council would consider the request, despite criticism it is biased toward the ruling party.
The Special Olympics are aimed at encouraging those with disabilities to be more active in society.
An estimated 60,000 children in Cambodia have speech problems.
In its annual Trafficking in Persons report, the State Department kept Cambodia a “tier 2” country.
The 11 activists are being held at Prey Sar prison, outside Phnom Penh, facing up to 20 years in prison each, despite the efforts of the Cambodia National Rescue Party.
Unions say workers need at least $177 per month to make a living wage.