FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A Cambodian court has jailed a prominent journalist and land rights campaigner for 20 years on charges of inciting rebellion. Mam Sonando, who runs the independent Beehive radio station, was also fined over the alleged plot by villagers in Kratie to form their own state. Prime Minister Hun Sen demanded Sonando’s arrest in June.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — While change at the top is unlikely, Cambodians go to the polls Sunday after the opposition mounted its best campaign to date against a government branded as uncaring bullies more concerned […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The 30 month prison sentence for Vietnamese human rights lawyer and blogger, Le Quoc Quan, was upheld by a Hanoi appeals court. Quan, who has frequently blogged about human rights violations […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In recent decades the ubiquitous NGO has taken up the banner for charities and worthy causes. From the environment and human rights to health, education and animal welfare, nongovernment organizations have […]