Stories about Cambodia from September, 2011
Southeast Asia: Press Freedom Heroes
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: Video of Flooding in Siem Reap
SoutheastAsiaTravel has uploaded a video of the recent flooding in the Old Market Area in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Cambodia: State of Human Rights
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: SMS versus Malaria
Mobiledia reports how Cambodian health workers use mobile phone texting to fight Malaria.
Cambodia: ‘Avatar’ Rally to Protect Country’s Forest
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
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
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...