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National Population Policy : Mortality and morbidity

Posted by khmernews on November 21, 2006

Maternal, infant and child mortality in Cambodia are still high. Due to lack of adequate sanitation, poor nutrition, limited access to quality health care, and inappropriate health seeking behaviour there is a high level of mortality in infants, children under five years of age and their mothers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Suggested Revisions to the Law on the Establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers.

Posted by khmernews on November 20, 2006

The Cambodian Defenders Project
13 September 2004

 The Cambodian Defenders Project (COP) commends the Royal Government’s efforts to improve the Law on the Establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed During the Period of Democratic Kampuchea(the”EC Law”) with the proposed Draft Law on  Amendments to Articles of the EC Law (the “Draft Law”) Read the rest of this entry »

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Cambodia Appoints Administrative Officials for Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Posted by khmernews on November 20, 2006

Phnom Penh: Preah Bat Samdech Preah Baromneath Noradom Sihamoni, the King of Cambodia, has already signed the appointment of Cambodian officials as senior administrators to participate in a court to try the former Khmer Rouge leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Justice and Economic Policy, Nationally and Internationally

Posted by khmernews on November 20, 2006

The party congresses of Funcinpec and the Cambodia People’s Party have both ended with confidence that the present coalition agreements, as well as the present top leadership positions, assure stability into the future.

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Key Issues and Unanswered Questions Relating to the Operation of The Pre-Trial Chamber of the Cambodian Extraorginary Chambers

Posted by khmernews on November 18, 2006

By S colt Wordell1

February 28, 2005

The Law on the Establishment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed during the Period of Democratic Kampuchea (the “EC Law”) and the Agreement between the United Nations and the Royal Government of Cambodia Concerning the Prosecution Under Cambodian Law of Crimes Committed During the Period of Democratic Kampuchea (the “UN Agreement”) create a Pre-Trial Chamber (the “PTC”) to resolve differences or disagreements between international and Cambodian Co-prosecutors or Co-investigating judges.

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Role of Extraordinary Chambers Court in Cambodia

Posted by khmernews on November 18, 2006

Any body faced with trial has some right to defend themselves before the judges and prosecutors. It was called “the suspicious”. However, if co-prosecutors alleged the suspicious then they will become “defendant”. Read the rest of this entry »

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US Embassy: Documentation Center of Cambodia Serve as Major Source of Information

Posted by khmernews on November 18, 2006

The United States government and Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) had reached an agreement of two millions dollar financial endowment for DC-Cam account; US Embassy to Cambodia issued report on August 22, 2005.M
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Cambodians should Examine Japan’s Motives for Giving Aid

Posted by khmernews on November 17, 2006

Opinion – Letter to the Editor
By Ra Chhayrann, Phnom Penh
The Cambodia Daily
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
 
Recently, Japan offered $11.8 million more to cover the remaining costs of the Khmer Rouge tribunal.
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Asean Nations Can Play Important Role in Khmer Rouge Trial

Posted by khmernews on November 17, 2006

By Youk Chhang, the director of the Documentation Center of Cambodia, Phnom Penh
The Cambodia Daily
Thursday, June 23, 2005
 
 The quarter of Cambodia’s population killed by the Khmer Rouge constitutes the largest death toll in percentage terms of all the genocides in modern history. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Khmer-American recalls life under Khmer Rouge

Posted by khmernews on November 17, 2006

Daughter of the Killing Fields
By Theary Seng
(Fusion Press)
Available at Monument Books

Reviewed by Ayelish McGarvey

Though first-time author Theary Seng did not include an official epilogue chapter in her new family memoir Daughter of the Killing Fields, the book’s Cambodia launch at the FCC in Phnom Penh on the breezy evening of December 11 might as well have been a real-life substitute. Read the rest of this entry »

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U.S. Creates Endowment for Cambodia Group

Posted by khmernews on November 17, 2006

By Associated Press

September 2, 2005, 8:02 AM EDT
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The United States has established a $2 million endowment to assist a Cambodian group researching crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge government in the late 1970s, the U.S. Embassy said Friday.
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Hun Sen Celebrate Traditional Ceremony for His First Son Dead

Posted by khmernews on November 16, 2006

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his wife, Bun Rany Hun Sen on November 10, 2006, celebrated traditional ceremony to consecrate for his first son died in Khmer Rough regime.
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The Name of Minister Khmer Rouge and Wife Died in Toul Sleng of Betray Leader Excuse

Posted by khmernews on November 16, 2006

Approximately 16000 people, students, professors, doctors, intellectual, officers, workers, farmers and high rank officers in Khmer Rough regime from everywhere in Cambodia were ordered to be killed by Kang Gex Earv called Duch which he was a security chief in Toul Sleng prison, 1975-1979.
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Beer Garden

Posted by khmernews on November 15, 2006

By Tarotom

There are many men go to Beer Garden for their funny time after work hard, especially in the week end. Last night, I went to Beer Garden with my colleagues to spend time together after got tired for a whole day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Khmer Rough Deputy Prime Minister of Economic killed December, 1978

Posted by khmernews on November 13, 2006

Khmer Rough deputy prime minister of Economic, Vorn Viet, called “big brother number 5” were arrested on November 02, 1978 two months before the genocide was over.
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