· September, 2011

Stories about Cambodia from September, 2011

Southeast Asia: Press Freedom Heroes

  19 September 2011

Three Southeast Asian journalists (Cambodia's Hang Chakra, Malaysia's Zulkiflee Anwar Ul Haque, and Thailand's Chiranuch Premchaiporn) were recognized by the Human Rights Watch for their promotion of press freedom in the region

Cambodia: State of Human Rights

  8 September 2011

The latest report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia is now online. The report expressed concern about the violations on the “freedom of expression and land and housing rights” in Cambodia

Cambodia: ‘Avatar’ Rally to Protect Country’s Forest

  8 September 2011

Prey Lang, the largest lowland forest in Cambodia and home of more than 200,000 indigenous peoples, is threatened by the plan of the government to transform the area into plantations and mining sites. In protest, villagers dressed up like the Na'vi tribe from the film Avatar to express their sentiments

Inside the Prisons of Cambodia

  1 September 2011

Prison overcrowding in Cambodia is getting worse, according to a report published by a human rights group. An online map has been created to reveal the location of the overcrowded prisons. Meanwhile, a prison blog documents the life of inmates inside the prisons of Cambodia.

Cambodia: Tourists Return to Preah Vihear

  1 September 2011

Vutha Tim visited Preah Vihear again and learned that tourists are starting to return to the historic temple which is being claimed by Thailand and Cambodia. But he also reported that the promised UNESCO aid to restore the damaged temple has not yet arrived. The temple was closed to the...