From the Asia Society
Light after Darkness: Memory, Resilience and Renewal in Cambodia
A panel discussion with Angelina Jolie, Rithy Panh, Phloeun Prim and Loung Ung, moderated by Darren Walker.
From The Diplomat
What’s With the New Philippines-Cambodia Military Pact?
Both countries concluded a new defense agreement as they took stock of ongoing collaboration this week.
From Amnesty International
Amnesty brands Cambodia justice system as ‘compromised’ after Tep Vanny verdict is upheld
James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Director of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, brands Cambodia’s justice system as ‘compromised’ after verdict is upheld against Tep Vanny and fellow activists Bo Chhorvy and Kong Chantha on charges relating to a peaceful protest they attended in 2011.
From the United Nations
UN Calls for Restoration of Democracy in Cambodia
GENEVA (11 December 2017) – As the world marked the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948, Cambodia should return to a path of multi-party democracy and ensure full freedom for civil society and journalists to operate, said Rhona Smith, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the country.
From the Associated Press
US to help Cambodia preserve Khmer Rouge victims’ belongings
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The U.S government has provided more than $55,000 to Cambodia for the preserving of personal items belonging to prisoners at a Khmer Rouge prison and torture center in the 1970s.
From Radio Free Asia
Overseas Cambodians Rally in Washington to Protest Hun Sen
They demand the prime minister release jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha and reinstate the Cambodia National Rescue Party.
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