Society

Displaced Villagers Protest CPP Senator’s $500 Compensation Offer

Almost 700 villagers from Kompong Speu province protested outside the Land Management Ministry on Thursday to demand more than the $500 in compensation they were offered for losing several hectares of land each to a ruling party senator’s sugarcane plantation.

Police Investigate Beheading of Elderly Woman and Granddaughter

A 65-year-old woman and her 6-year-old granddaughter were found beheaded behind their house in Kompong Cham province’s Prey Chhor district on Tuesday night, with local authorities saying they still have no leads on the perpetrator.

Five Garment Workers Lose Hands in Truck Crash

Five garment factory workers had their hands amputated after the flatbed truck they were travelling in to work crashed into the side of an oncoming vehicle in Kompong Speu province’s Oudong district on Thursday morning.

Long Kimheang, the wife of imprisoned translator Rath Rott Mony, holds her son as she is dragged by masked women and authorities while protesting in front of the Russian Embassy in Phnom Penh on April 3, 2019. (Hy Chhay/VOD)

Mysterious Women Drag Detained Journalist’s Wife From Protest

Women wearing surgical masks and claiming to be acting on behalf of authorities prevented a protest in front of the Russian Embassy on Wednesday over the jailing of a journalist who helped report on child trafficking for Moscow’s RT service.

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Foreign Immigrants Given 3 Months to Turn In Invalid Papers

The government has threatened legal action against about 5,000 mostly Vietnamese migrants it says are in living in Cambodia with invalid immigration documents unless they come forward to authorities within three months.