Ambassador William Heidt said he felt a deep regret at the government’s decision to move to dissolve the CNRP, which has led the White House to reconsider its foreign relations with Cambodia.
In an interview with VOA Khmer in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, Heidt said the embassy’s mission to strengthen the bilateral relationship with Cambodia remained of paramount importance.
The audience was inspired by the movie’s distinct “visual vocabulary” and the bond between hope and despair in one of humanity’s darkest hours.
A State Department-sponsored program brought together entrepreneurs who knew each other only by reputation in Phnom Penh.
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Lowell, which has almost a majority of minorities and a history of all-white governing bodies, elected Cambodian- Americans to City Council and school board, which now has its first-ever minority member
On the eve of elections for city council and school committee, a judge clears the way for Lowell and minority residents to face off in court over voting rights.
"I think that is very important that the United States Congress stay focused on the very unfortunate condition of Cambodia right now," said Congressman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio).
The honored work included helping rehabilitate prisoners, empowering girls and women, and lobbying about rights in the U.S. legal system.
Since Kem Sokha’s arrest more than half of the CNRP’s serving MPs have fled abroad fearing arrest and a politicized justice system.
The conference also discussed the legacy of the Paris Peace Accords, which ended Cambodia’s civil war in 1991 and enshrined pluralist democracy in Cambodian law.
Some claim the city violates their voting rights by adhering to a winner-take-all electoral system that is silencing minorities, which make up almost half the population