Stories about Cambodia from July, 2010
Cambodia: The Official Launch of the First Online Human Rights Portal
Sithi.org, a Cambodian human rights portal that aims to crowdsource and curate reports of human rights violations, officially launched on July 22, 2010 with participation from various institutions including embassies, international and local NGOs, media and university representatives.
Southeast Asia: Sex and web censorship
Regulating internet content today is viewed as an anti-democratic practice but Southeast Asian governments seem able to justify it by invoking the need to save the young from the scourge of indecent sexual behavior.
Cambodia: Oldest surviving cinema
Cine Lux is the only surviving old cinema in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. tilmanbaumgaertel took photo of the historic building.
Cambodia: Decline of Monk Morality?
A monk in Cambodia was arrested for illegally taping a video of nude ladies in a monastery. The video was widely shared through mobile phones and the internet. There are also other reports of monks getting drunk and watching porn. Cambodian netizens react