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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

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.

Samdech Hun Sen: Chinese Aid Helps Strengthen the Independence of Cambodia

By: The Mirror Posted: June-28-2010 in
The Mirror

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 670

“Phnom Penh: The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Samdech Akkak Moha Senapadei Dekchor Hun Sen, said that Chinese aid not only helps with the development of Cambodia, but it also helps strengthen the independence of Cambodia.

Changing Approaches to Old Problems

By: Norbert Klein Posted: June-14-2010 in
Norbert Klein

The Mirror, Vol. 14, No. 668

Though the development of labor unions has progressed over the years, there were always also tensions. First, it has to be acknowledged that there will always be tensions, that is: between labor unions on the one side, through which workers express their opinion and negotiate their claims and rights – and the owners of the enterprises where they work. Both sides need each other, and it is always necessary to work towards an equilibrium between both sides and their interests.

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