Cambodian Garment Workers Strike Over Unpaid Wages During Pandemic

By Saut Sok, Global Voices. -

Nearly 1,000 garment workers protested outside a Phnom Penh factory on March 25, 2020, after the owner failed to pay their regular wages, which the company said was due to declining payments from [...]

Cambodia Exposes, Expels US Network

By Joseph Thomas, www.journal-neo.org -

By Joseph Thomas for NEO - Corporations like BP, Chevron, Citigroup, Coca Cola, Exxon, defence contractor Honeywell and IT giant Microsoft are not interested in promoting democracy. They are [...]

Cambodia’s Garment Workers Aren’t Backing Down

By Michelle Chen, www.thenation.com -

Last January in Phnom Penh, the garment industry seemed to be coming apart at the seams: protesters thronged through the streets, several died after security forces opened fire and union leaders [...]

Journalist Killed While Documenting Illegal Logging

By Southeast Asian Press Alliance, www.ifex.org -

Journalist Taing Tri, 48, of the local Vealntri newspaper in Kratie province, Cambodia, was shot dead around 1 a.m. on 12 October 2014 as he attempted to document the transportation of illegal [...]

Brands Pledge To Raise Cambodian Garment Workers’ Wages

By Bryce Covert, www.thinkprogress.com -

Eight major clothing brands, including Swedish H&M and Spanish Inditex, which owns Zara, British New Look, and Irish Primark, have sent a letter to the Cambodian deputy prime minister saying they [...]

Cambodian Police Release Unionists After Workers Surround Office

By Ben Sokhean, www.cambodiadaily.com -

Two union representatives were arrested and detained for several hours in Prey Veng province Wednesday as a nearly weeklong strike for better working conditions and bonuses continued at the [...]

Exalted War Criminal Makes The Mass Media Rounds

By Peter Hart , www.fair.org -

The former national security adviser seems to be everywhere lately. He made an appearance at an event with other former secretaries of state, leading Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank [...]

Cambodia: Garment Workers Fight Gap, H&M And Others

By Michelle Tolson www.rhrealitycheck.org -

As 2013 drew to a close, Cambodian garment factory workers began striking in Phnom Penh for a livable wage. Recently, the Ministry of Labor had approved a $95-a-month wage, and while this was [...]

Tell Cambodia To Stop Violence, Respect Workers’ Rights

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

Cambodian garment workers are in need of international solidarity.Their peaceful strike for a living wage has been met with violent state repression. Five workers have been killed and more than [...]

Cambodian Forces Open Fire Against Minimum Wage Protesters

By Staff, www.irishtimes.com -

Four people have reportedly been killed [later reports say five have died] after Cambodian military police opened fire with assault rifles today against stone-throwing garment factory workers [...]

Thousands Of Cambodians Rally, Demand PM Resign

By Prak Chan Thul, www.reuters.com -

Tens of thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters, backed by striking garment-factory workers, rallied on Sunday to demand long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen step down and call an [...]