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Thai Sameat says he was beaten by Prey Veng police officers on July 20, 2020, with a photo of his black eye from the incident supplied by Sameat.

Prey Veng Court Investigating Alleged Police Violence

The Prey Veng Provincial Court is investigating a case of alleged police brutality after two men filed a complaint of physical violence and extortion against an anti-drug officer last month, a court official said on Wednesday.

Licadho monitoring manager Am Sam Ath (file photo)

UN Asked Government for Answers Over ‘Intimidation’ of Licadho Official

The U.N. on Tuesday publicly released a letter challenging the government over alleged “intimidation” against a Licadho official, as the government continued to attack the group for participating in “a network” of local and international organizations working to “fabricate” news about Cambodia.

Kantha Bopha Children's Hospital in Phnom Penh in 2019 (VOD)

Dengue Cases Drop in First Half of 2020 Following Cyclical Peak

The Health Ministry reported a sharp decline in dengue and malaria cases in the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2019, with health professionals attributing the relative drop in dengue cases to a lull following a cyclical peak last year.

A garment factory worker in Cambodia (ILO)

Garment Industry, Union Seek Help as Exports Slide Amid Covid-19

With sinking exports and suspended production lines, the garment industry and a labor union continued appeals for help from the government and others this week, respectively renewing calls for a delayed partial withdrawal of trade benefits and quicker processing of worker payouts.