Tag Archives: Corruption

UK – Daily Mail

British charity worker falsely accused of being a paedophile by police in Thailand is released after spending 14 months in a ‘hell’ prison Ian Tracy was wrongly jailed for four years for being a paedophile Served 14 months in Nong … Continue reading

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What is going on in Cambodia!

Raid shuts down Sunshine Coast backed orphanage Tracey Golder and Mumma Ruth with some of the Love in Action kids in Cambodia. A CAMBODIAN orphanage run by a Sunshine Coast mother and daughter has been closed down amid shock allegations … Continue reading

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Russia raids human rights groups in crackdown on ‘foreign agents’

Human Rights Watch’s offices in central Moscow, which were raided by inspectors. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters Germany and France summoned Russian diplomats in Berlin and Paris on Wednesday, after Russia launched a series of raids on international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) across the country … Continue reading

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The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

Ou Virak, president of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, said the international community had in fact criticised Thailand for rights abuses, but he added that at least Thailand had independent courts. “Our court is not independent. This is a … Continue reading

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Why Peace, Security, Good Governance and the Rule of Law Must Be Included in the New MDGs

In September 2000, world leaders unanimously adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a series of specific targets for poverty eradication, universal primary school enrollment, gender equality, reduction in child and maternal mortality, combating major disease and ensuring environmental sustainability. The … Continue reading

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Hun Sen Defends Son’s Nomination – Radio Free Asia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has defended his ruling party’s decision to nominate his son and children of other party officials to run in upcoming national elections, rejecting suggestions he is laying the foundation for a dynasty. Speaking at a … Continue reading

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Watchdog Says Cambodia Headed for One-Party State – Radio Free Asia

Cambodia is on the road to authoritarianism and its political processes are backsliding, an election monitoring group said Tuesday ahead of a national election in July which the opposition says will not be free and fair. The Committee for Free … Continue reading

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Working for justice – www.opentrial.org

OPEN JUSTICE OpenTrial.Org –  the independent check on legal systems, with the audacity to expect justice! The worst type of criminal is a judge, police officer or prosecutor who, by betraying truth, justice and public trust, undermines fairness and equality before … Continue reading

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BBC – Mexico police arrested in ‘organised crime raid’

More than 150 police officers have been arrested in northern Mexico on suspicion of having links with organised crime. Full article here…

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Cambodia – The New York Times

Cambodian Strongman and Karaoke King By JULIA WALLACE Phnom Penh — Karaoke is big in Cambodia. Very big. Office workers sing and dance the night away while sipping iced beer in windowless, bunker-like karaoke parlors known as “KTV”s. Younger viewers download … Continue reading

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