In a crackdown condemned as “overkill” by labour-rights groups, armed police and security guards broke up a peaceful protest of mostly young women at NagaWorld casino yesterday, briefly detaining 19 workers and their union leaders.
Written by Shane Worrell and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
The Ratanakkiri Provincial Court yesterday forced a family whose three children were allegedly beaten by DM Group firm employees last month to accept only $1,000 in compensation in place of the $40,000 the family initially had demanded
Khmer Rouge tribunal judges have rejected both the prosecution and the defence’s requests to admit cables released in April by whistleblowing website WikiLeaks as evidence, on the grounds that the cables offer no new information and their authenticity would be difficult to verify.
The Australian government pledged an additional A$3.25 million (approximately US$3.07 million) to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia yesterday, according to an announcement from Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr.
A village chief in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadav district remains in hiding following a death threat a border soldier allegedly issued after the chief refused to give away a plot of land, he said yesterday.