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A Cry for Help After Primary School Burns Down

KOMPONG CHHNANG — Dozens of students read aloud while their teachers show them how the read the Khmer language — but this lesson is not happening in their normal classroom.

Mr. Pov Saroath

For Shooting Victim, Incident Anything but ‘Resolved’

BATTAMBANG CITY — After being shot in the back five months ago in a violent crackdown by military police on a land-dispute protest, Pov Saroath is now deep in debt and faces a life without the use of his legs. For provincial authorities involved in the incident, at least, the situation has been labeled “completely resolved.”

Kampuchea Krom

Activists Mark 70 Years Since ‘Loss’ of Kampuchea Krom

At a muted ceremony on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, hundreds of Cambodian nationalists gathered Tuesday morning to mark 70 years since France’s cession of its Indochinese colony of Cochinchina to the newly proclaimed State of Vietnam.

Tith Rorn

Police Deny Ignoring Death of Opposition Activist

Kampong Cham province police have denied ignoring the death in custody of Tith Rorn, a former election observer and son of a local opposition party official, whose battered body was returned to his family three days after his arrest in April.

An old man hold smart phone watching news by Internet

Amid Media Clampdown, Rural Cambodians Turn to the Internet

PREY KABAS DISTRICT, Takeo province — In September 2017, the Cambodian government shut down a number of independent radio news programs across the country, including VOD, Radio Free Asia (RFA) and the Voice of America (VOA), by claiming that they were being broadcast without the proper F.M. licenses.

Kids of Poor Family

Rural Poor Vulnerable to Trade Sanctions

Analysts say many in rural areas are seeing few benefits from the country’s brisk economic growth, and yet may be among the most seriously affected if Cambodia loses duty-free trade with Europe over human rights concerns.