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U.S., Cambodia Commence Operations to Prevent Nuclear Smuggling at Port of Sihanoukville

By: Your Industry News Posted: September-16-2011 in
Your Industry News

U.S., Cambodia Commence Operations to Prevent Nuclear Smuggling at Port of Sihanoukville Monday, Sep 12, 2011

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) today announced the successful installation and start of operations of radiation detection equipment at the Port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia. With the specialized equipment provided by NNSA, Cambodia now has the capability to scan 100 percent of all import and export containers passing through the port for the presence of potentially dangerous nuclear and other radioactive materials, a major accomplishment in cooperative efforts worldwide to prevent nuclear terrorism.

Complaints About Women’s Rights Violations Can Be Submitted Directly to the UN

By: Norbert Klein Posted: January-14-2011 in
Norbert Klein

The Mirror has tried to observe, and to elaborate on the meaning of public, especially also international days of remembrance and their function and background.

12 January 2011 is also such an occasion: on the basis of United Nations Conventions, and decisions of the Royal Government of Cambodia, complaints about women’s rights violations can, since 12 January 2011, be submitted directly to the United Nations.

Human Rights Day

By: Norbert Klein Posted: December-13-2010 in
Norbert Klein

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 694

To commemorate the International Human Rights Day means to refer to the document which has achieved the widest public standing in the whole world: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

This document was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948, as a common basis for all peoples and for all member governments. This happened for the first time in history that such an effort was made: to define the rights for every person irrespective of culture, gender, or religion. The Universal

‘Atomic Jihad’, Concerns About Iran’s Nuclear Program

By: Gene Davis Posted: December-17-2009 in
Gene Davis

Joel Gilbert’s new political documentary, Atomic Jihad, focuses on the Iranian nuclear program and the Obama administration’s foreign policy toward Iran and the Muslim world. The official film website with film trailer can be seen here. On December 12, 2009, Paul Belanger spoke with Gilbert in Los Angeles:

Paul Belanger: Why do you believe Ahmadinejad is preparing a "Coming War for Islamic Revival"?

First underwater bomb destroyed

By: MAG Posted: August-03-2009 in

MAG has helped to destroy a 500-pound bomb that local fishermen found embedded in a coral reef at the seaside resort of Da Nhay in Quang Binh province, central Vietnam.

Thirty families from the surrounding area were temporarily evacuated and road traffic was stopped on the Ly Hoa mountain pass section of National Highway Number 1 ahead of the demolition, which created a huge explosion spreading pieces of the bomb over hundreds of metres.

Trade Unions Should Have Only One Voice to Negotiate with Employers

By: The Mirror Posted: August-02-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 675

“Trade unions agreed that they should have only one voice to negotiate with enterprises if disputes take place.

“The head of the Cambodian Independent Teachers Association, Mr. Rong Chhun, said on Thursday, 29 July 2010, that in a meeting about the draft of a Trade Union Law it was suggested by the government that in an enterprise, even though there are

Female Sex Workers in Cambodia Suffer from Members of the Authorities Who Use the Opportunity of Illegal Arrests to Abuse Them

By: The Mirror Posted: July-22-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 674

“The acting Asia Director of Human Rights Watch, Ms. Elaine Pearson, said at the release of a 76-page Human Rights Watch report to the national and international press on 20 July 2010, ‘It is known since a long that some police and other authorities of Cambodia detain sex workers illegally, beat them and rape them, and steal money and other property they have with them.’

Human Rights Watch Criticizes Cambodian Military, but Cambodia Dismisses the Criticism

By: The Mirror Posted: July-12-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 672

“Phnom Penh: Human Rights Watch [“ Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. We stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice”] criticized the Cambodian military for being involved in forced evictions.

Borders Link and Borders Separate

By: Norbert Klein Posted: July-08-2010 in
Norbert Klein

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 671

The Mirror carries regularly reports about incidents considered to be border violations, but much more frequently information about smuggling. Some people are caught and sent to court; the border with Thailand has been beyond regular control, so that finally an attempt had to be made that even a large number of illegal border crossings had to be brought under control, as The Mirror had reported on 10 June 2010, from which we quote again:

Illegal border entries closed in crackdown

Cambodia Is Side-Tracking in Implementing the Anti-Torture Convention

By: The Mirror Posted: July-05-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 671

“The international community celebrates the 23rd anniversary of the UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Cambodia became a member of this convention in 1992.


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