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UN, government agree on memorandum

Source: The Phnom Penh Post Cambodia on Monday renewed the United Nations human rights office’s long-lapsed memorandum of understanding, the new version of which accommodates government demands by including a pointed reference to a section…

Projects being ‘built on lies’

Ny Sophannak, a 42-year-old mother of three, lives in a small house on a tiny alley behind Wat Thann just off Sothearos Boulevard. Ten years ago, she was among 800 families violently evicted from the…

NGO: Development Hurting Residents

Source: KhmerTimes http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/33111/ngo–development-hurting-residents/ An NGO is taking aim at development companies in a new report detailing the troubling tactics of construction companies forcibly evicting residents of Phnom Penh. The study, released yesterday, showed that among…

Court Extends Detention of Adhoc Officials

Source: cambodiadaily.com Four senior officials for rights group Adhoc and a top election official, who have been imprisoned for six months over bribery charges, face an additional six months in provisional detention after court officials…