Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: New Regulation to Protect Workers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404161_text Human rights; Labor - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404161_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia; Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Thailand: Regional Agreement on Protecting Witnesses and Victims http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403767_text Crime victims; International affairs; Witness protection - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403767_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Criminalizing Denial of Atrocities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403614_text Freedom of speech; Genocide - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403614_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Draft Law on NGOs http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402855_text Non-governmental organizations - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 18 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402855_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Genocide Tribunal Begins Hearings in New Trial http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402726_text War crimes - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 29 Jun 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402726_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia; Thailand: Indonesia Offers Assistance Toward Resolving Border Dispute http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402665_text Boundaries - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 11 May 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402665_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Rules for Victim Participation, Reparations to Be Considered by Tribunal http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402245_text Judiciary - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402245_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Case Against Legislator Criticized http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402112_text Human rights - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 16 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402112_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia; United Nations: Funds Sought for Genocide Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401942_text Judiciary - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 22 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401942_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: U.N. Expert Decries Human Rights Situation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401603_text Human rights - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401603_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia; United Nations: Corruption Monitor to Join Genocide Court http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401510_text Government ethics and transparency - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 21 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401510_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia; United Nations: Threats to Lawyers Raise Concerns http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401411_text Lawyers and legal services - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a restrictive atmosphere affecting how lawyers represent clients in Cambodia. Some attorneys have themselves faced criminal... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 07 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401411_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: U.N. Criticizes Forced Evictions http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401281_text Human rights - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a restrictive atmosphere affecting how lawyers represent clients in Cambodia. Some attorneys have themselves faced criminal On May 6, 2009, Raquel Rolnik, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, expressed concern about the fate of 100 families in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are under threat of forced evictions from their homes. She... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 12 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401281_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Land Distribution Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401258_text Property - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a restrictive atmosphere affecting how lawyers represent clients in Cambodia. Some attorneys have themselves faced criminal On May 6, 2009, Raquel Rolnik, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, expressed concern about the fate of 100 families in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are under threat of forced evictions from their homes. She On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401258_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia; United Nations: Ethics Monitor Proposed for ECCC http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401213_text Government ethics and transparency - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a restrictive atmosphere affecting how lawyers represent clients in Cambodia. Some attorneys have themselves faced criminal On May 6, 2009, Raquel Rolnik, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, expressed concern about the fate of 100 families in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are under threat of forced evictions from their homes. She On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Peter Taksoe-Jensen, on April 8, 2009, proposed an ethics monitoring mechanism for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal was... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 14 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401213_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia; South Korea: Free Trade Agreement http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540761_text Commerce - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a restrictive atmosphere affecting how lawyers represent clients in Cambodia. Some attorneys have themselves faced criminal On May 6, 2009, Raquel Rolnik, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, expressed concern about the fate of 100 families in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are under threat of forced evictions from their homes. She On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Peter Taksoe-Jensen, on April 8, 2009, proposed an ethics monitoring mechanism for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal was As of November 2008, a free trade agreement between South Korea and Cambodia will be in effect. According to the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of South Korea, the government in Seoul received notice from the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 03 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540761_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Former Khmer Rouge Minister Charged with Crimes Against Humanity http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540572_text Human rights - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a restrictive atmosphere affecting how lawyers represent clients in Cambodia. Some attorneys have themselves faced criminal On May 6, 2009, Raquel Rolnik, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, expressed concern about the fate of 100 families in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are under threat of forced evictions from their homes. She On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Peter Taksoe-Jensen, on April 8, 2009, proposed an ethics monitoring mechanism for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal was As of November 2008, a free trade agreement between South Korea and Cambodia will be in effect. According to the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of South Korea, the government in Seoul received notice from the Ieng Thirith, the former Khmer Rouge Social Affairs Minister, has been charged by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) with crimes against humanity (murder, extermination, imprisonment, persecution, and other inhuman acts) in accordance... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540572_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Victims' Complaints Reviewed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540237_text Human rights - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a restrictive atmosphere affecting how lawyers represent clients in Cambodia. Some attorneys have themselves faced criminal On May 6, 2009, Raquel Rolnik, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, expressed concern about the fate of 100 families in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are under threat of forced evictions from their homes. She On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Peter Taksoe-Jensen, on April 8, 2009, proposed an ethics monitoring mechanism for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal was As of November 2008, a free trade agreement between South Korea and Cambodia will be in effect. According to the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of South Korea, the government in Seoul received notice from the Ieng Thirith, the former Khmer Rouge Social Affairs Minister, has been charged by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) with crimes against humanity (murder, extermination, imprisonment, persecution, and other inhuman acts) in accordance The tribunal established to try Khmer Rouge leaders for their crimes in Cambodia has received more than 500 complaints by victims. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), established with the backing of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540237_text Global Legal Monitor: Cambodia: Genocide Tribunal Has First Hearing http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054088_text Human rights - On October 8, 2014, Cambodia's Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and Ministry of Tourism jointly issued a regulation (prakas) to extend to workers in the entertainment industry the same rights and protections that are accorded Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical agency charged with improving cooperation among their national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime. The agreement was On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the Khmer Rouge regime's atrocities. Violation of the new law could result in a sentence of up to two years in On October 14, 2011, a United Nations human rights expert criticized a draft Cambodian law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as potentially in violation of international law, notably the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. (The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) opened hearings on June 27, 2011, in the trial of four high-ranking leaders of the country's late 1970s Khmer Rouge regime. All of the former communist officials On May 8, 2011, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) concluded a summit meeting in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, which is currently chairing the Association. Among the issues discussed was the border dispute between The Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, the body conducting the war crimes trial of members of the Khmer Rouge, opened its eighth plenary session on September 12, 2010. The tribunal will be devoting this On July 13, 2010, the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) released a report on the August 2009 case before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against opposition legislator Mu Sochua. The analysis described the defamation case On April 19, 2010, United Nations Under Secretary-General Patricia O'Brien, the U.N. Legal Counsel, called for donors to contribute funds to support the genocide tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On October 1, 2009, Surya Subedi, an independent United Nations expert, spoke of concerns about human rights in Cambodia. The issues raised include the lack of independence of the judiciary, restrictions on the freedoms of expression On August 12, 2009, the United Nations and Cambodia announced an agreement setting up an ethics watchdog in the special tribunal on the genocide in Cambodia in the 1970s. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of On July 1, 2009, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Leandro Despouy, expressed concern about a restrictive atmosphere affecting how lawyers represent clients in Cambodia. Some attorneys have themselves faced criminal On May 6, 2009, Raquel Rolnik, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, expressed concern about the fate of 100 families in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are under threat of forced evictions from their homes. She On April 23, 2009, Cambodia's Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning, and Construction held its annual press conference and announced plans to distribute land concessions to about 10,000 families. The distribution will be in nine target United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs Peter Taksoe-Jensen, on April 8, 2009, proposed an ethics monitoring mechanism for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia. The tribunal was As of November 2008, a free trade agreement between South Korea and Cambodia will be in effect. According to the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of South Korea, the government in Seoul received notice from the Ieng Thirith, the former Khmer Rouge Social Affairs Minister, has been charged by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) with crimes against humanity (murder, extermination, imprisonment, persecution, and other inhuman acts) in accordance The tribunal established to try Khmer Rouge leaders for their crimes in Cambodia has received more than 500 complaints by victims. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), established with the backing of the International media have reported the first public hearing of the Genocide Tribunal of Cambodia. It was a request for bail by Kang Kek Ieu, the former head of the Tuol Sleng prison in Phnom Penh. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054088_text