Leila Goldstein

The World
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Cambodia farmers displaced by sugar plantations proceed with landmark international class action suit

The growth of the sugar industry in Southeast Asia resulted in the displacement of many small farmers. But some farmers in Cambodia are finally trying to get compensation for their losses, and, in some cases, violent harassment by sugar producers. A class action lawsuit in Thailand filed by Cambodian farmers is considered to be a major landmark for this part of the world. New documents may suggest that Coca-Cola knew about human rights violations in Cambodia.

Cambodia farmers displaced by sugar plantations proceed with landmark international class action suit
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Despite lack of govt loans for college in Cambodia, these students are making it work

Despite lack of govt loans for college in Cambodia, these students are making it work
A bronze standing Shiva statue is unpacked at the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh after being returned to the kingdom in March 2023.

Looted relics returned to Cambodia receive monks’ blessings

Looted relics returned to Cambodia receive monks’ blessings