It’s rare for a company to gain a land concession from the government and not have a conflict with the locals.
All three companies are owned by Ly Yong Phat, a powerful senator for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party.
In Cambodia scores of men have recounted stories of modern-day slavery on board Thai and Malaysian fishing vessels.
The delegation included three Khmer monks who had spent about one year in jail each in Vietnam.
More than 100 anti-trafficking authorities, diplomats and rights groups from across the region met to discuss issues around trafficking.
In 2009, Licadho received 155 reports from women who felt they’d been treated unfairly in their divorces.
The film, directed by American Bradley Cox, is currently touring festivals and is scheduled for wider release in the US later this year.
Reporters Without Borders ranks Cambodia No. 117 of 174 countries in press freedom.
The land dispute in Kampong Speu underscores the difficulties arising throughout Cambodia.
Un Sokhom was the editor in chief of the Neak Prayuth newspaper until he fled to the US in 2004 in fear of his safety.
Some residents say they have received fair compensation for moving, while others say they don’t want to move to a relocation site.
Mu Sochua, a member of the Sam Rainsy Party, was fined for remarks made in connection with a lawsuit against Prime Minister Hun Sen.