9 films Found
...to cling on to power at any cost.
Produced by SBS...
Since the early 1980s, Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled Cambodia with an iron fist. As rival politicians have found out, opposing him can be a deadly business
Flying over the Cardamom Mountains with Conservation International we spot an illegal logging truck, probably run by the military.
In the name of so-called development, rampant land developers are destroying poor Cambodian communities, leaving thousands homeless. All with a wink and a nod from the country's political elite.
When their parents fled Pol Pot's killing fields, they were granted safe haven in America. But years later, 196 all-American youths are being deported back to Cambodia after being convicted of crimes.
Imagine the authorities flooding your home in order to drive you out. And then handing the land to property developers to build high rise towers. We meet the Cambodians fighting against forced relocation.
Chut Wutty was one of Asia's leading environmental activists until he was mysteriously gunned down in the Cardomom forest. Why was he killed? We investigate a story of corruption, conflict and cover up.
When Mary Hutton saw a TV report on the mistreatment of bears in Asia, she chose to dedicate herself to the cause of saving the endangered creatures. Two decades on the results are inspirational.
Since the Bangladesh garment factory collapse, the battle between workers and management has been hotting up in Cambodia. Despite poor conditions and low wages, employers in this cut-throat industry are standing firm.