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UN Condemns Lengthy Prison Terms Given to Exiled Cambodia Dissidents to Block Return

Urdu Point 05 Mar 2021
The Phnom Penh municipal court recently convicted former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy's and eight others on charges that a series of two-year-old Facebook post marked an "attempt to commit a felony" that endangered the nation's institutions, the release said.
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Cambodia: Quash Conviction of Opposition Leaders

Human Rights Watch 03 Mar 2021
On March 1, 2021, the Phnom Penh municipal court convicted in absentia nine exiled leaders of the dissolved CNRP on charges of “attempt to commit felony” and “attack” under articles 27 and 451 of Cambodia’s penal code ... The Phnom Penh court informed Sokha, who is banned from ...
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32 Chinese in Cambodia test positive for coronavirus

Sina 21 Feb 2021
The kingdom has so far fared well in tackling the virus and life in the capital Phnom Penh has largely returned to normal ... “We have discovered a big community infection with 32 cases... “Those found positive today are all Chinese.” ... Much of Phnom Penh will remain open, including schools ... .
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Covid-19 outbreak hits Chinese community in Cambodia

Straits Times 20 Feb 2021
PHNOM PENH (AFP) - An outbreak of coronavirus has hit the Chinese expat community in Cambodia, the ... The kingdom has so far fared well in tackling the virus and life in the capital Phnom Penh has largely returned to normal ... Much of Phnom Penh will remain open - including schools.
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Virus outbreak hits Chinese community in Cambodia

Urdu Point 20 Feb 2021
Phnom Penh, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Feb, 2021 ) .An outbreak of coronavirus has ... The kingdom has so far fared well in tackling the virus and life in the capital Phnom Penh has largely returned to normal ... Much of Phnom Penh will remain open -- including schools.
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1st batch of China's COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Cambodia

People Daily 08 Feb 2021
Workers transfer the China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines at the Phnom Penh International Airport in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Feb ... A chartered flight carrying the first batch of the China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Cambodia on Sunday, welcomed by Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the Phnom Penh International Airport.
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World Insights: 1st batch of China's COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Cambodia

China.dot.org 07 Feb 2021
PHNOM PENH, Feb ... Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen was among hundreds of people who were awaiting the arrival of the vaccines at the Phnom Penh International Airport ... "I'm delighted to hear about the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines donated by China to Cambodia," Om Sophorn, a 32-year-old taxi driver in Phnom Penh, told Xinhua.
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Kaavan, Pakistan's lonesome elephant, starts new life in Cambodia

Yahoo Daily News 30 Nov 2020
Read full article ... Kaavan, Pakistan's lonesome elephant, starts new life in Cambodia ... PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Pakistan's lonely elephant Kaavan arrived in Cambodia by cargo plane on Monday to start a new life with fellow pachyderms at a local sanctuary, the culmination of years of campaigning for his transfer by American singer Cher ... TRENDING ... .
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Missing Thai Activist's Sister Seeks Answers in Cambodia

Beijing News 23 Nov 2020
Sitanun arrived in Phnom Penh in early November to attend a December 8 hearing at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court into Wanchalearm's alleged disappearance ... Sitanun said that since her brother left Thailand, she had spoken to him constantly about his life and work in Phnom Penh.  .
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Missing Thai Activist’s Sister Seeks Answers in Cambodia

Voa News 23 Nov 2020
Sitanun arrived in Phnom Penh in early November to attend a December 8 hearing at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court into Wanchalearm’s alleged disappearance ... Sitanun said that since her brother left Thailand, she had spoken to him constantly about his life and work in Phnom Penh.
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Xinhua Asia Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Nov. 6

China.dot.org 06 Nov 2020
27-28 in Pattaya beach area under the theme of "Light is Life," according to Pattaya City Mayor Sonthaya Khunpluem ... PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Friday that a total of 840 people, who came in contact with infected Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, tested negative for the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Khmer Rouge’s Famed Prison Master Dies: Who Remembers Cambodia’s Destruction?

The American Spectator 06 Sep 2020
The commandant of the notorious Tuol Sleng prison compound in Phnom Penh more than four decades ago later described his work as “evil eating evil.” The horrors that he represented, including an ideological rather than religious holocaust, further recede into history ... On April 17, 1975 the capital, Phnom Penh, fell.
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Kaing Guek Eav obituary: Killer who slaughtered for Khmer Rouge

The Irish Times 05 Sep 2020
... Penh, Cambodia ... His death was announced by Neth Pheaktra, spokesman for the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Phnom Penh ... After fleeing Phnom Penh, Duch appeared to undergo a dramatic life change, converting to Christianity while living in refugee communities along the border with Thailand.
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Kaing Guek Eav: Cambodian war criminal who oversaw atrocities at Khmer Rouge prison

The Independent 04 Sep 2020
He died on Wednesday at Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia ... He was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday, and his death was announced by Neth Pheaktra, spokesperson for the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Phnom Penh ... His chief defence was that he, too, had feared for his life if he did not carry out orders.
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Pol Pot’s Main Executioner Comrade Duch Dies

Kayhan 02 Sep 2020
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) -- The Khmer Rouge commander known as Comrade Duch, Pol Pot’s main executioner and security chief who oversaw the murder of at least 14,000 Cambodians at the notorious Tuol Sleng prison, died on Wednesday.

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