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September 14, 2016|

Cambodia: Undercover in Snuol

While covering land issues in Cambodia, Saul Elbein discovers just how hard it is to protect yourself fully—and that someone is always watching.

September 14, 2016|

Illegal Logging in Eastern Cambodia

Saul Elbein and Sinary Sany, a Khmer-land activist turned freelance reporter, set out to cover logging in Cambodia's backwoods. Every journalist they met in Phnom Penh told them, "Don't do this."

February 03, 2015|

Southeast Asia: Death Rides a Moto

The world's most pressing public health crisis isn't AIDS or Ebola or malaria—it's a soaring number of motorcycle fatalities. And it's costing developing countries billions.

July 29, 2016

The Deadly Global War for Sand

Vince Beiser

Concrete. Glass. Silicon. Our civilization is built on the most important yet most overlooked commodity in the world: sand. And we are starting to run out.

November 05, 2015

Eliminating Malaria in the Mekong

Leslie Roberts

Can an emergency plan to wipe out all malaria parasites in the Mekong work before multiple drug resistance spreads? No one knows.

July 30, 2014

Fight for Areng Valley

Kalyanee Mam

A revolution is awakening in Cambodia—with protests led by a monk who is speaking out against the environmental destruction of his country.

February 11, 2014

Lake Tonle Sap: The Endangered Heart of Cambodia

Chris Berdik, Steve Sapienza

For centuries, the flood pulse of this lake has fed a nation and nurtured incredible biodiversity. With a changing climate and scores of dams planned upstream on the Mekong, can it survive?

September 10, 2013

Cambodia: Sex Trade and Tourism

Melisa Goss

From the streets of Phnom Penh to the rice fields of Cambodia, Melisa Goss explores what lies behind the sex trade and what is being done to prevent it, stop it, and restore those caught in its trap.

March 01, 2013

Cambodia: An Emerging Epidemic of Silent Diseases

Joanne Silberner

Like many poor countries, Cambodia is being hit by hypertension and diabetes epidemics. Most charities focus on infectious diseases. Can anything stop these chronic conditions from killing millions?

August 18, 2008

Cambodia's Curse

Joel Brinkley

For much of the world Cambodia brings to mind the horrors of the Khmer Rouge's killing fields. And because progress is assumed to have taken place in the three decades since, the world tends to overlook the state of affairs there today.

But contemporary Cambodia continues to...

September 18, 2006

Cambodia: Of Vice and Men

Stéphanie Giry

French attorney Jacques Vergès has devoted a long career to defending terrorists, dictators and mass murderers. He has consistently challenged the wider social order judging his defendants. Critics call him a devil's advocate, and a scandalously immoral publicity seeker.

Stéphanie Giry found a more complex reality as...

September 13, 2016|

This Week: Cambodia's Murdered Journalists

Cambodian journalists facing violent retribution, the work of a Chinese activist and documentary filmmaker, and what deployment to Iraq meant for New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

June 16, 2014|

This Week: Saving Child Lives

A new Pulitzer Center interactive map spotlights a remarkable success, and one that has gone under-reported — the extraordinary decline in the rate of child mortality.