1 September 2011

Stories from 1 September 2011

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.

Moldova: “Our Romanian Language” Day Protest

  1 September 2011

Twenty years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the official language is still an issue of dispute in Moldova, where the Constitution calls it Moldovan, the educational system teaches Romanian, and the ethnic minorities insist on formalizing the Russian language as a second official language.

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...

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