Cambodian Justice Ministry confirms the release of 26 jailed activists. Another 60 political prisoners are still in custody.
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Khieu Samphan, 90, was the former head of state for the Khmer Rouge, the radical communist regime that ruled Cambodia from 1975-1979 and was responsible for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people.
A formal statement, which was issued by ASEAN leaders after they met with Myanmar General Min Aung Hlaing in Jakarta, calls for “immediate cessation of violence in Myanmar” and urges all parties to “exercise utmost restraint”.
Women’s rights groups have called for action after a female police officer in Cambodia was forced to make a public apology for “sullying the reputation of Cambodian women” because she shared a photo of herself breastfeeding at work.
Animal rights activists had campaigned against the plight of Islamabad Zoo's biggest attraction, a 35-year-old bull named Kaavan, the last remaining Asian elephant in the country who had lived alone since the death of his mate eight years earlier.
The seven-time Formula One world champion wrapped up his record-equalling seventh title in Turkey last month and picked up his 11th win of the season in Bahrain on Sunday.
Cher, who campaigned for Kaavan to be rehomed after 35 years of confinement in a zoo, greeted him at the Siem Reap airport and escorted him to his new digs in the Cambodia Wildlife sanctuary.
Pakistan's only Asian elephant heads to Cambodia for relocation following years of campaigning by animal rights activists.
The miserable condition of the 35-year-old bull elephant has drawn international condemnation and highlighted the woeful state of Islamabad's zoo. Kaavan is set to be flown to a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia on Sunday.
The PDSA award committee was impressed by Magawa's skill of detecting underground mines and felt he deserved a gold medal for his bravery.
Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, dies in jail where he was serving a life term for war crimes and crimes against humanity after overseeing the torture and killings of as many as 16,000 Cambodians.
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