2009 in Cambodia

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2009
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Cambodia

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List of years in Cambodia

The following lists events that happened during 2009 in Cambodia.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 17 - Former Khmer Rouge leader Kang Kek Iew stands trial before the Extraordinary Chambers in Cambodia.[1]

April[edit]

  • April 3 - Four soldiers die as Thailand's Army and Cambodia's Army exchange gunfire near the Preah Vihear Temple.[2]

July[edit]

  • July 28 - AIDS campaigners and human rights groups accuse the Cambodian government of herding HIV-affected families into an "Aids colony" outside Phnom Penh.[3]

September[edit]

  • September 19 - Pro and anti government protestors demonstrate in the Thai capital Bangkok and near the Preah Vihear Temple along the border with Cambodia.[4]

October[edit]

  • October 11 - At least 10 people die and seven are declared missing in a river ferry sinking on the Mekong in Kratié Province.[5]

November[edit]

  • November 4 - The Cambodian government announces that ousted Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra has been appointed as a government adviser.[6]
  • November 5 - Thailand and Cambodia recall their ambassadors over the Cambodian government appointment of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.[7]
  • November 10 - Thailand's ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra arrives in Cambodia to take up his new appointment as economic adviser to the Cambodian government.[8]
  • November 11 - Cambodia rejects a request by Thailand to extradite ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.[9]
  • November 13 - Cambodia detains a Thai man on charges of spying for Thailand.[10]
  • November 19 - Cambodia takes control of a Thai-owned air traffic control firm in a deepening diplomatic row between the two countries.[11]
  • November 23 - The war crimes trial of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia hears its final arguments.[12]

December[edit]

  • December 19 - The Cambodian government expels 22 Chinese Muslim Uyghurs who arrived in the country back to China, despite criticism from the UN.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First ex-Khmer Rouge member faces genocide court". 17 February 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Soldiers die as Thai, Cambodian troops trade fire". 3 April 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Cambodian government accused of creating 'Aids colony'". 28 July 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Thailand rocked by rival protests". 19 September 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Deaths in Cambodia ferry disaster". 11 October 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Cambodia names ousted Thai leader a gov't adviser". 4 November 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Cambodia recalls ambassador to Thailand over Thaksin issue". 5 November 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  8. ^ "Thaksin flies in to Cambodia storm". 10 November 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Thaksin extradition demand denied". 11 November 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Cambodia accuses Thai national of spying". 13 November 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  11. ^ "Cambodia takes over Thailand-run company as row deepens". 19 November 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  12. ^ "Cambodia's Duch trial nears end". 23 November 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.
  13. ^ "US concern after Cambodia deports 20 Chinese Uighurs". 20 December 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2015.