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A screenshot of the video posted to Facebook on October 5.

Stung Treng Authorities Defend Violent Arrest Methods

A Stung Treng spokesperson has defended the use of violence in arrests related to “red-handed” crimes as he responded to a video of seemingly unnecessary violence while handcuffing a man in front of his young child.

An area of newly cleared trees captured via drone just outside the Toal Community Protected Area in Stung Treng's Anlong Phe commune on May 18, 2022. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

Power Line Markers Reveal Looming Path of Destruction in Prey Lang

Marker poles have begun to be laid through the center of the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary for the construction of a major power transmission line. Members of a community protected area disrupted by the project fear oncoming harm for wildlife and communities.

Stung Treng’s military police chief Ieng Vandy, in a photo posted on the force's Facebook page on March 11.

Stung Treng Military Police Chief Faces Illegal Detention Complaint

A mines department worker has accused Stung Treng’s military police chief Ieng Vandy of bullying him, confiscating his motorbike and detaining him overnight when he delivered a document to him — not the first time Vandy has faced a complaint of illegal detention or violence.

The road through the Lower Sesan 2 Hydropower Dam that residents must take to enter or leave Srekor commune, on May 20, 2022. (Photo: Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

In Dam-Divided Srekor, Opposition Candidate Eyes Return With Lofty Plans

After a hydropower dam forced resettlement, most Sesan residents made new lives in a grid of identical stilted houses in New Srekor, while some resisters founded Old Srekor. An ex-opposition commune chief is now looking to make a comeback in a split community.