Cambodia medic jailed over mass HIV infections

A Cambodian court has convicted an unlicensed medical practitioner of murder and sentenced him to 25 years in prison for spreading HIV among almost 300 villagers. A spokesman for the court in the northwestern province of Battambang said Yem Chrin, 56, was found guilty on Thursday of torture and cruel[…]

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Oppression of Cham Muslims being overlooked

The following  is part of series focusing on Muslim communities and minorities around the world. Whilst the Rohingya community in Myanmar have faced untold hardships since becoming the subject of ethnic Buddhist aggression in 2012, their plight, which has attracted both international attention and condemnation, has largely overshadowed the existence[…]

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Cambodian Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life

Two former Khmer Rouge leaders were jailed for life Thursday after being found guilty of crimes against humanity by Cambodia’s UN-backed court, the first-ever sentences for leaders of the murderous regime. “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea, 88, and former head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, were “guilty of the crimes[…]

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