- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 16 2:29 AM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Refugees from Africa, the Middle East and South Asia who are being held on the Pacific atoll of Nauru after being rejected by Australia could soon be paid to resettle in impoverished Cambodia in an arrangement by the Australian government that has been condemned by human rights activists as inhumane and potentially dangerous.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 16 19:11 PM
By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is struggling to convince refugees held in offshore detention to voluntarily resettle in Cambodia under a bi-lateral deal, a refugee advocate group said on Friday, despite the government insisting that the first transfers are imminent. Australia has been criticized at home and abroad for its tough immigration policies, including sending asylum seekers...
- NBC NEWSApr 17 7:47 AM
Photos of Ron Ung are seen on a board in one of the school supported by YMCA located in a poor neighborhood of Phnom Penh.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 15 23:56 PM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Refugees rejected by Australia will soon fly from the Pacific atoll of Nauru to be resettled in Cambodia, the Australian government said Thursday.
- The Christian Science MonitorApr 16 6:30 AM
Australia has rejected refugees seeking asylum from Africa, the Middle East and South Asia and sent them to the Pacific island nation of Nauru. Now, Australia is offering to pay them to move to Cambodia.
- Al Jazeera via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsApr 17 6:12 AM
Memories of Khmer Rouge, along with its historical ties to the US and China, fading 40 years after fall of Phnom Penh.
- CNN.comApr 16 16:10 PM
On April 17, 1975 -- 40 years ago today -- life as Ly knew it was shattered when her hometown, the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, fell to the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime of the Communist Party of Kampuchea.
- Rappler.comApr 16 20:26 PM
Cambodia marks 40 years on Friday, April 17, since the Khmer Rouge took over Phnom Penh, ending a civil war but marking the start of a tyrannical rule led by Pol Pot that killed an estimated two million Cambodians. The Khmer Rouge evacuated Phnom Penh at gunpoint, forcing one of ...
- Rappler.comApr 16 17:54 PM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Cambodia on Friday, April 17, will mark 40 years since the Khmer Rouge marched into Phnom Penh, ending a civil war but heralding a terror that left a quarter of the population dead and turned the capital into a ghost town. A memorial service for ...
- Manila BulletinApr 14 7:44 AM
Andrea Torres has gotten a little familiar with Cambodia from her last few visits to the country with perennial onscreen partner Mikael Daez. In fact, the two have gone a little native, trying a local delicacy thatcan make any arachnophobe catatonic with fear. “Nag-try kami ng tarantula ni Mikael,” she brightly shared at a recent […]
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