Cambodia News Roundup - August 12, 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011

World Bank halts loans to Cambodia?  

Cambodia News Roundup - July 29, 2011

Friday, July 29, 2011
Here is the weekly Cambodia News Roundup for July 29. A few articles worth reading:

Investigation into death of Cambodian domestic worker in Malaysia  

Many Cambodians trafficked to Malaysia: An Interview with Chab Dai's Aimee Brammer

Monday, July 25, 2011
Last month, the United States Department of State released the annual Trafficking in Persons Report highlighting efforts and progress in fight human trafficking around the world. The section on Cambodia emphasizes that one challenge the Cambodian government increasingly faces is the rise in the number of Cambodians migrating to Malaysia. While the opportunity to migrate presents economic opportunity for many, it seems that for some, the actual experience has not worked out so well.

Aimee Brammer of Chab Dai Coalition in Cambodia has been researching and working on this issue for much of the last year and what follows is a brief interview with her conducted through an email exchange.

1. Why are increasing numbers of Cambodians migrating to Malaysia?


Weekly Cambodia News Roundup

Friday, July 22, 2011

I'm going to try something new on this blog: on most Friday mornings I'm going to post a weekly news roundup linking to articles I read this week regarding Cambodia and/or SE Asia. Some of the linked articles will have an anti-trafficking focus, but many will be a bit more general in nature, providing a broader view of social, political and financial happenings in Cambodia and/or SE Asia, especially as they pertain to human rights issues. So here's my first stab: 

What Do We Know About Human Trafficking in Cambodia?

Thursday, July 07, 2011
"How many children are caught up in prostitution in Cambodia?"