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· December, 2012

Stories about Cambodia from December, 2012

Cambodia: Major Events of 2012

31 December 2012

Albeiro Rodas reviews the major events and issues in Cambodia in the year 2012. He mentions the passing away of King Norodom Sihanouk as the most important event in Cambodia in the past year.

Cambodia: Timeline of Human Rights Violations

31 December 2012

Sithi provides a timeline of human rights violations in Cambodia from 1993 up to the present. This documentation project also highlights the rise of human right abuses involving land ownership.

Pangolin Rehabilitation Center in Cambodia

23 December 2012

Half of the world’s species of pangolins are found in Asia where they have been hunted heavily to very low numbers. The Sunda pangolin, Manis javanica, is the only species found in Cambodia and is now very rare due to hunting pressures to supply the international illegal market. A new...

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Cambodia Bans Internet Cafes Near Schools

19 December 2012

Internet cafes are now banned within 500 meters of schools or educational buildings. Internet cafes are also prohibited from welcoming anyone under the age of 18, because the "internet poses numerous dangers such as terrorism, economic crimes & distribution of pornography."

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Interview with Chanphal Sok: Cambodian Writer and Songwriter

8 December 2012

Global Voices interviews Chanphal Sok,one of Cambodia's famous contemporary songwriters. Also a prolific blogger, Chanphal has published several books in the internet. Chanphal discusses the state of book publishing in Cambodia as well as the prospect of online publishing in the next few years.

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Activists Reject Southeast Asia’s Human Rights Declaration

5 December 2012

More than 50 human rights groups in Southeast Asia issued a statement criticizing the recent signing of a Human Rights Declaration drafted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The groups rejected the declaration for allegedly containing provisions that subvert the general principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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