Leonie Kijewski

Leonie Kijewski

Cambodia

Cambodia: 'Treason' trial for opposition leader begins

Trial of Kem Sokha under way two years after he was arrested in what some say is a politically charged prosecution.

Cambodia: 'Treason' trial for opposition leader begins

Asia Pacific

Cambodia's Kem Sokha faces court on controversial treason charge

Kem Sokha is accused of collaborating with the US to overthrow the gov't in case critics say is politically motivated.

Cambodia's Kem Sokha faces court on controversial treason charge

Environment

Mekong communities struggle as China tests dam equipment

Water levels have fluctuated sharply with testing, but some are encouraged that China gave warning of its plan.

Mekong communities struggle as China tests dam equipment

Asia Pacific

Experts doubt effectiveness of new plan to address Mekong drought

Plan centres on drought forecasting but critics say it failed to address impact of dams and hydropower projects.

Experts doubt effectiveness of new plan to address Mekong drought

Cambodia

'Beautifying Phnom Penh': Muslim Cham face eviction in Cambodia

Future of minority group living along Mekong River unclear as government seeks to 'beautify' city before world summit.

'Beautifying Phnom Penh': Muslim Cham face eviction in Cambodia

Environment

Officials to meet on Mekong crisis as fishing communities suffer

Mekong River Commission will meet in Phnom Penh as dams and drought take toll on the once-mighty waterway.

Officials to meet on Mekong crisis as fishing communities suffer

Asia Pacific

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest

Court ruling lifts house arrest but forbids top opposition figure from conducting political activities and going abroad.

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest

Asia Pacific

'No alternative': Rainsy determined to return to Cambodia

Exiled opposition leader insists he will return as planned, from Paris through Thailand, despite increasing obstacles.

'No alternative': Rainsy determined to return to Cambodia

Cambodia

Turkey arrests Turkish-Mexican man in Cambodia over Gulen links

Anadolu report on Osman Karaca's arrest and deportation came as rights groups urged Cambodia to confirm his whereabouts.

Turkey arrests Turkish-Mexican man in Cambodia over Gulen links

Myanmar

New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands

Some worry that despite financial and social costs, much of the electricity proposed dam will generate will be exported.

New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands

Cambodia

Kem Ley murder: Groups slam arrest of activists seeking new probe

Human rights organisations condemn arrests of seven as Cambodian clampdown on freedom of press and freedom of assembly.

Kem Ley murder: Groups slam arrest of activists seeking new probe

Asia Pacific

Thai court rejects class action against sugar giant Mitr Phol

Cambodian villagers accuse Thailand's biggest sugar company of stealing their land, something the company denies.

Thai court rejects class action against sugar giant Mitr Phol