Activists say police broke laws to thwart their participation.
Critics say his convicted killer is a ‘scapegoat’ and slammed the country’s culture of impunity.
A rights group says authorities should treat all illegal land grabbers equally before the law.
The groups had warned workers are selling their land, eating less, and taking on more debt to repay loans.
Factory owners hurt by financial losses amid coronavirus fears close their plants, leaving workers without money for rent or living expenses.
Reporters Without Borders says Hun Sen’s government is in a ‘headlong rush to gag dissenting voices.’
The mostly women workers say they’ve struggled to pay for food and rent for more than three months.
They say the authorities are complicit in rampant logging and encroachment.
But critics say the funds are insufficient and help should have come months ago.
But unions say the sector is rebounding and that workers are struggling financially.
But the 35-year ruler says he won’t be ready to relinquish power for at least another decade.
At least 16 have been detained on what are seen as politically motivated charges since January.
Critics say the trucks will be used against civilians in a government crackdown.
Human Rights Watch says Hun Sen is using the outbreak as a pretext to target his political rivals.
The government had initially refused to assist in the return of the unemployed workers and students.
The groups say all parties should return to the negotiating table for the good of the country.
The announcement comes a week after environmental activists were blocked by authorities from campaigning for the island's protection.
They say the people are entitled to boycott payments because the government has failed to provide relief.
Sanctions loom as the key garment sector is pummeled by the one-two punch of coronavirus and flagging sales.
The probe follows an earlier claim by Phnom Penh that reports of his abduction were ‘fake news.’
Accused of treason and other offenses, the 10 CNRP officials must remain in prison until their trial.
Cambodian officials say they know nothing of the abduction and suggest it is a rumor cooked up by the opposition.
“Argh! Can’t breathe,” Wanchalearm Satsaksit told his sister prior to his disappearance.
For 30 years international donors have poured money into Cambodia, and for 30 years international moneymen have helped siphon it out.
Mother Nature activists had planned to petition the government to give an island protected status.
Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened arrests after the opposition urged a delay of debt payments amid the outbreak.
A Cambodian Ministry of Economy spokesperson says the country may go further into debt if necessary, calling debt levels 'manageable.'
Farmers say they are doubling their earnings and that the sky is the limit on produce prices.
Yeang Sothearin and Uon Chhin have been in limbo, unable to travel outside of Cambodia.
But migrant workers have mostly lost their jobs and lack the resources to return home.