Disappeared: Cambodia Interior Ministry blamed for missing Mexican educator Osman Karaca (video) *updated

A Mexican woman and her friends have taken to social media to try and prevent the forced deportation to Turkey of her husband following his enforced disappearance from the streets of the Cambodia capital, Phnom Penh, earlier this week. In an emotional appeal to the international community, Grace Lalrinmawii Karaca, said eight counterterrorism officers from […]

Kem Ley anniversary an epic PR fail for Cambodian government (video)

Kem Ley anniversary an epic PR fail for Cambodian government (video)

 The third anniversary of the murder of Cambodian political commentator Kem Lay couldn’t have been a worse public relations disaster for the Cambodian government if planned. As Cambodian youth and supporters of the dead political analyst gathered at the site of his murder last week, a large contingent of police and security forces swooped […]

Thailand and Cambodia cooperate on cross border migrant workers

Thailand and Cambodia cooperate on cross border migrant workers

Protecting migrant workers rights and enhancing multi-stakeholder dialogue to prevent human trafficking between Thailand and Cambodia will be front and centre at an international conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia today, April 25. Organised by Italian humanitarian non-governmental organisation (NGO) Civil Volunteer Group (GVC), the two-day gathering at the Hotel Angkor Miracle will focus on the […]

Cambodian National Police: law enforcement gets a make-over (video)

A recent government information video showing young officer-cadets being drilled in everything from jungle combat to dance is providing a visually stunning insight into the ideals behind Cambodia’s police training regimen. The Police Academy of Cambodia (PAC) released the highly produced video, which runs to almost 12 minutes, to demonstrate how it is implementing a […]

Who’s who at ‘The New Phnom Penh Post’: propaganda, $5mln, & a bogus ‘Malaysia Boleh’ record *updated

Who’s who at ‘The New Phnom Penh Post’: propaganda, $5mln, & a bogus ‘Malaysia Boleh’ record *updated

Throughout its 26 year history The Phnom Penh Post has had only two owners, founders Michael Hayes and Kathleen O’Keefe, and more recently Australian extractive industries magnate Bill Clough. The sale of Post Media and it’s Khmer- and English-language daily newspapers at the beginning of the month to a Malaysian businessman therefore came as more than a […]

Cambodia gets tough with human trafficking: “you can not hide” says DPM

Cambodia gets tough with human trafficking: “you can not hide” says DPM

Cambodia’s efforts to stamp out human trafficking in the Kingdom is being hampered by “some nasty individual officers” that are “crueler than animals” according to the country’s deputy prime minister Sar Kheng. Warning corrupt officials involved in human trafficking and transnational crimes involving people that “we will not tolerate your cruelty”, Mr Kheng said the government […]