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# cambodia - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial

Sep 13th 2012, 11:55 AM 4,740 Views 22 Comments

Ieng Thirith, the notorious regime’s highest ranking woman, had been charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, homicide, torture and religious persecution.

# cambodia - Monday 3 September, 2012

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested
# Pirate Bay
# Pirate Bay

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested

Sep 3rd 2012, 11:48 AM 8,132 Views 9 Comments

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg is being detained in Cambodia. He and the site’s other founders were convicted in 2009 by a Swedish court of assisting copyright infringement.

# cambodia - Monday 5 December, 2011

Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'
# Khmer Rouge
# Khmer Rouge

Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'

Dec 5th 2011, 2:43 PM 4,460 Views 3 Comments

Nuon Chea, on trial for genocide, today denied responsibility for the mass killings of his fellow Cambodians – blaming their deaths on neighbouring Vietnam.

# cambodia - Monday 21 November, 2011

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Khmer Rouge genocide trial begins

Nov 21st 2011, 10:02 AM 843 Views 7 Comments

The three top Khmer Rouge leaders accused of orchestrating Cambodia’s ‘killing fields’ went on trial today before a UN-backed tribunal. The defendants are in their 80s and charges include crimes against humanity.

# cambodia - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Living wild: Germany’s ‘forest boy’ joins long list of mysterious survival tales
# Forest Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Forest Boy

Living wild: Germany’s ‘forest boy’ joins long list of mysterious survival tales

Sep 22nd 2011, 7:45 AM 15,510 Views 6 Comments

Last week a teenager walked into Berlin city hall and said he’d been living in the forest for five years. What other mysterious tales of wild survival are there?

# cambodia - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Photos: Cambodian toddler suckles from cow after parents leave village
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Photos: Cambodian toddler suckles from cow after parents leave village

Sep 11th 2011, 2:42 PM 5,431 Views 23 Comments

Tha Sophat has lived partly on milk he suckles directly from a cow since his parents moved to Thailand in search of work.

# cambodia - Monday 29 August, 2011

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence
# Health
# Health

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence

Aug 29th 2011, 5:03 PM 235 Views 8 Comments

A mutant strain of the virus has been confirmed in China and Vietnam, and is believed to have been spread by wild bird migration.

H&M to launch probe after workers faint at Cambodian factory
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

H&M to launch probe after workers faint at Cambodian factory

Aug 29th 2011, 1:03 PM 1,787 Views 5 Comments

Despite claims that conditions are improving at Cambodian garment factories, almost 300 people were taken ill last week and worries about persistent discrimination and forced overtime remain.

# cambodia - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Cork man airlifted home after Cambodia crash
# Airlifted
# Airlifted

Cork man airlifted home after Cambodia crash

Aug 27th 2011, 12:18 PM 959 Views 4 Comments

The 29-year-old man was seriously injured after a bus crash whilst he was travelling in Cambodia last month.

# cambodia - Monday 27 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jun 27th 2011, 8:04 PM 1,848 Views 2 Comments

In this evening’s Daily Fix: Hospitals move closer to crisis, “killing fields” trial opens in Cambodia, close encounters of a third kind in Wicklow, and the case of the thieving seagull…

Khmer Rouge: A timeline
# Killing Fields
# Killing Fields

Khmer Rouge: A timeline

Jun 27th 2011, 6:50 PM 1,876 Views 3 Comments

An estimated 1.7 million people died under the brutal regime of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in the seventies.

"Killing fields" trial opens in Cambodia
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

"Killing fields" trial opens in Cambodia

Jun 27th 2011, 5:58 PM 387 Views 1 Comment

The trial represents the last chance to bring the Khmer Rouge leadership to justice.

# cambodia - Friday 17 June, 2011

'Mass fainting' at Cambodian factory
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

'Mass fainting' at Cambodian factory

Jun 17th 2011, 11:49 AM 675 Views 4 Comments

300 workers fainted, with heat and chemicals blamed for the incident.

# cambodia - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Border clashes between Thai and Cambodian troops continue
# Border Dispute
# Border Dispute

Border clashes between Thai and Cambodian troops continue

May 1st 2011, 5:36 PM 415 Views 1 Comment

At least 16 people have died and almost 100,000 others have been displaced since fighting erupted a week ago.

# cambodia - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting
# Southeast Asia
# Southeast Asia

Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting

Apr 28th 2011, 1:55 PM 438 Views 0 Comments

The neighbouring countries have called a tentative truce after a week of bloody fighting at the border has left 15 people dead.

# cambodia - Friday 22 April, 2011

6 killed in border clashes between Thai and Cambodian armies
# Clashes
# Clashes

6 killed in border clashes between Thai and Cambodian armies

Apr 22nd 2011, 2:36 PM 330 Views 0 Comments

Tensions building up in recent months over border dispute finally flared up today, when violence broke out between rival armies.

# cambodia - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Briton sentenced to seven years for paedophilia in Cambodia
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Briton sentenced to seven years for paedophilia in Cambodia

Mar 10th 2011, 4:54 PM 1,106 Views 0 Comments

Matthew harland, 38, has been convicted of sexually abusing two girls aged 11 and 12 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

# cambodia - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Rubberbandits' Horse Outside is big in... Cambodia
# Rubberbandits
# Rubberbandits

Rubberbandits' Horse Outside is big in... Cambodia

Feb 15th 2011, 1:50 PM 4,833 Views 0 Comments

Comedy duo are not only trendy in Asia – a Labour election candidate has been criticised for using the tune of Horse Outside for his campaign song.

# cambodia - Monday 7 February, 2011

Cambodia and Thailand exchange fire over disputed border
# Asia
# Asia

Cambodia and Thailand exchange fire over disputed border

Feb 7th 2011, 12:02 PM 498 Views 0 Comments

Troops from the neighbouring countries in South-East Asia clash over an area around an 11th century temple.

# cambodia - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

Death toll rises after Cambodian festival stampede
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Death toll rises after Cambodian festival stampede

Nov 23rd 2010, 6:11 PM 269 Views 0 Comments

Thursday declared national day of mourning as over 340 people die on bridge in Phnom Penh.

# cambodia - Monday 22 November, 2010

Over 330 killed in stampede at Cambodian festival
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Over 330 killed in stampede at Cambodian festival

Nov 22nd 2010, 9:51 PM 582 Views 0 Comments

Crowds attending full moon festival surge onto bridge, causing huge crush.

# cambodia - Monday 26 July, 2010

'Comrade Duch' sentenced for crimes against humanity
# Cambodian Genocide
# Cambodian Genocide

'Comrade Duch' sentenced for crimes against humanity

Jul 26th 2010, 1:21 PM 136 Views 0 Comments

The ex-prison director has admitted that he is solely responsible for the deaths of 12,380 of his countrymen.