His departure came immediately after the July 10 murder of popular political commentator Kem Ley.
VOA Khmer’s efforts to contact the two Thai companies by email and phone were unsuccessful.
Hearse followed by people on foot, motorcycles, cars and motor rickshaws; anti-riot police are stationed along route to Kem Ley's home province of Takeo
It is potentially dangerous to be too well educated in Cambodia.
“I think there was someone behind my child’s back.”
The US companies in the case sell their shrimps and other seafood to large US chains including Walmart.
Hoeum Huth, who makes a living selling pork on her bicycle, says her husband, Oeut Ang, has been in custody in Phnom Penh since Sunday, when he allegedly shot to death Kem Ley, a prominent political analyst and government critic, over a $3,000 loan
If the bill becomes law it will see this aid tied explicitly to the government ending “violence, the harassment of civil society groups and the opposition party in Cambodia.”
Cambodia consistently places towards the bottom of global anti-corruption rankings, coming 150th out of 168 counties in TI’s 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index.
The court questioned 16 witnesses into Monday evening and civil society observers had not been allowed to observe the proceedings.
Twenty-four people are forcibly displaced every minute around the world.
An opposition official says the campaign in the provinces had been met with several incidents of harassment and disruption by local authorities, which he called “a serious violation of political rights.”