The government had announced earlier this month that it would soon open the new prison facilities, in which inmates can pay to stay.
Kem Ley, one of Cambodia’s most prominent and respected political commentators, was gunned down as he had his morning coffee at a gas station in Phnom Penh three years ago this week.
In 2016, Kem Ley was shot dead at a gas station in Phnom Penh following his comments in a Global Witness report alleging corruption relating to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s family.
The Cambodian government signed an agreement with Huawei Technologies in late April, allowing the Chinese firm to help the country build its 5G network.
The Cambodian leader, however, did not mention any specific countries.
Enveloped in total darkness, breathing air tainted by the smell of rotting bodies, their hopes faded under the rubble of a building erected without proper permits amid a building boom fueled by Chinese money.
The 85 artifacts are mostly small bronze items and include statues of Buddha and the Hindu god Shiva, plus jars, ceramics and jewelry.
Rath Rott Mony was sentenced on a charge of “incitement to discriminate” in relation to the broadcast of a documentary film titled “My Mother Sold Me.”
Some of them, after spending most of their lives in the United States, are sent back to a homeland they hardly know after running afoul of U.S. law.
Concerns of the possible presence of the Chinese military in Cambodia was first raised in April 2018 by the U.S.-based Center for Advanced Defense Studies.
The Cambodian premier indirectly criticized the EU’s own human rights situation as declining compared to forty years ago while Cambodia’s human rights are getting better.
After four Montagnard asylum-seekers were deported from Cambodia to Vietnam, remaining refugees are concerned about persecution in their country of origin if they are forced to return.