Cambodia

Workers' struggles in Asia (March 2010 Part 1)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (excluding China) in the first half of March up to the 15th.

Workers' struggles in Asia (February 2010 Part 1)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (excluding mainland China and Hong Kong) in February up to the 10th.

Workers' struggles in Asia (January 2010 Part 2)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (excluding mainland China and Hong Kong) in the last half of January.

Workers' struggles in Asia (January 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (exluding mainland China) in the first month of the decade (as of the 16th of January).

Workers' struggles around Asia (October 2009)

A round-up of links to reports about workers' struggles in Cambodia, Korea and Thailand.

Workers' struggles around Asia (September 2009)

A round-up of links to reports about workers' struggles around Asia (excluding China). Updated 1/10/2009.

Various protests from Cambodia to Malaysia, and Sweden.

Here are some links to articles on various protests that have taken place recently in Cambodia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and a strike by Vietnamese workers in Sweden.

Cambodia: Garment workers threaten strikes

Garment workers are trying to prevent large pay cuts. At the same time building workers have gone on strike in support of sacked colleagues.

Cambodia: Garment worker shot

A 24-year old mother was shot in the back by Cambodian police during a protest at the Bright Sky factory last week.

The Mayaguez affair, 1975 - Howard Zinn

US troops invade

Historian Howard Zinn's account of the brief but disatrous invasion of a Cambodian island by a small US force which suffered massive casualties. It was in response to Cambodia holding the crew of an American cargo ship, with the intention of re-asserting US military dominance in the wake of its defeat in Vietnam.