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Phnom Penh Cambodia

On Journey to Cambodia, Investigation Process Validated

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

We are often asked why we spend the money to investigate potential Honorees at World of Children Award. Well, we are currently in Cambodia to visit two of our Honorees and were reminded why this remains such an important step in the Award process.

The Killing Tree

Hillary Kaylor | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Hillary Kaylor

The land is green, rolling and gentle-seeming in the way only places far from home can seem. Valleys are carved into the ground, covered in carpets of silky grass and steadfast moss.

Phnom Penh On The Cheap

AP | ELISA MALA | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- The Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh is rapidly modernizing. A gargantuan hotel and casino called NagaWorld has recently been c...

Cambodia's Bon Om Touk Stampede Preventable

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza

Cambodia's government failed its people at all levels.

Leveraging Social Entrepreneurship to Fight Slavery

Diana Mao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Diana Mao

Human trafficking is a $91.2 billion industry. It is the world's second largest criminal enterprise, topped only by the illegal drug trade. For victims, the emancipation process is extremely challenging.

Today: Abbas vows to step aside, Saudis on the offensive

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Stories compiled by Gizem Yarbil, Connie Kargbo, Channtal Fleischfresser, Christine Kiernan, Ivette Feliciano, and Mohammad al-Kassim, and edited by ...

Cambodia: 'AIDS Colony' Violates Rights

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

"By bundling people living with HIV together into second-rate housing, far from medical facilities, support services, and jobs, the government has created a de facto AIDS colony," said Shiba.

"The Conscience of Nhem En" On HBO: A Review

Elyssa Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Elyssa Spitzer

The premise of the film is powerful because the reality of the Khmer Rouge is horrifying. Do not watch it if the aim is to see something uplifting that makes you think positively about humanity.

Kaing Guek Eav, Khmer Rouge Torturer, Recounts Baby-Killing Policy

AP | SOPHENG CHEANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Khmer Rouge guards killed babies by battering them against trees under an official policy to ensure the children of the b...

Khmer Rouge Defendant Admits Guilt, Expresses 'Heartfelt Sorrow'

AP | GRANT PECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The man accused of being the Khmer Rouge's chief torturer put down his prepared speech, removed his eyeglasses and gazed ...

Khmer Rouge Trials Begin

nytimes.com | SETH MYDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- The first substantive sessions in the trials of former Khmer Rouge officials began Monday morning, 30 years after the end of t...

Once isolated from the outside world, Cambodia jumps online

WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Monks head online in Phnom Penh. Several decades ago under the communist Khmer Rouge, Cambodia was isolated and cut off from much of the outs...