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A traffic police officer in Phnom Penh on September 15, 2020. (VOD)

Six Charged, 100 Rescued in Human Trafficking Crackdown

Cambodian authorities have publicized more arrests and rescues from forced-labor compounds, mostly in Sihanoukville — though they have so far spoken little about the multimillion-dollar global scams operating within them.

Ung Sovanna, former deputy head of the CNRP's womens' movement, and her husband, former CNRP lawmaker Men Sothavarin. (Photo from Facebook)

Spouse Shocked by Banned CNRP Official’s Request for Amnesty

According to a letter circulating on social media, Ung Sovanna, former deputy head of the CNRP’s womens’ movement, has requested political amnesty. Her husband, former CNRP lawmaker Men Sothavarin, said the move took him by surprise.

Voeun Veasna, an activist with the court-dissolved CNRP opposition, pictured on a street in Thailand. (Photo from the activist's Facebook page)

Two Opposition Activists Extradited From Thailand

Opposition CNRP activists Voeung Samnang and Voeun Veasna were arrested by Thai authorities in Bangkok this week and handed over to Phnom Penh authorities, confirmed a government official on Thursday.