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A report by Human Rights Watch accuses Vietnam of imprisoning hundreds of thousands of drug addicts throughout the past decade without due process and subjecting them to forced labor.
Residents of Cambodia's capital city used to have little access to safe drinking water; now more than 90 percent of homes have it.
Cambodia officially opened its first stock exchange. The problem? There aren't any stocks to trade.
Muoy You has opened Seametrey Children's Village in Phnom Penh to help restore Cambodia's culture.
The Cambodian government is stepping up efforts to inform the country about the Khmer Rouge's bloody rule.
The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975 until 1979 and is blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people. The Maoist group tried to build an agrarian society purged of foreign influences. Until now, none of its senior cadre has gone on trial, and Pol Pot, its paramount leader, died in 1998 in a jungle camp after losing power to Vietnamese occupiers. The Khmer Rouge tribunal, a joint effort between Cambodia’s judiciary and the United Nations, opened in 2006 and has so far spent more than $100 million on investigating and trying surviving members of the senior leadership. Only one has been prosecuted and found guilty. Here are five frequently asked questions answered:
Part 5 of a Monitor cover story about how families hit by the Eat Pray Love effect leave it all behind. But it’s not all paradise, such as when the prom looms larger than Machu Picchu.
Journalist Joel Brinkley calls Cambodia "a country of 13 million people who are being terribly abused."
Children of migrant workers dance outside containers used as classrooms during an after-school program initiated by Compassion for Migrant Children in Beijing.