Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nov. 29 events through a camera lens

Multimedia producer Kent Truog captured yesterday’s events at BKL and in front of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on film. You can view his photos here.

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Charges follow Boeung Kak protest

Khouth Sophak Chakrya, Phnom Penh Post, Nov. 30 2011 A woman with a sarong soaked in urine hits riot police during a confrontation near Boeung Kak lake yesterday. Police blocked the road in the morning and prevented residents from marching … Continue reading

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Court releases four activists under supervision

Despite road blocks and attempts to obstruct their freedom of movement BKL residents successfully made their way to  the Phnom Penh Municipal Court where they pleaded for the release of the four female leaders. Investigating Judge Chhay Virak’s afternoon decision to … Continue reading

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AI: Cambodia urged to drop charges against Boeung Kak Lake activists

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 29 November Cambodia urged to drop charges against Boeung Kak Lake activists Cambodian authorities must drop politically-motivated charges against four women involved in peaceful protests about the situation at Boeung Kak Lake in Phnom Penh, … Continue reading

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NGO statement: Criminal Charges Against Activists Won’t Solve Boeung Kak Lake Crisis

Bridges Across Borders Cambodia (BABC)- Community Legal Education Center CLEC)-Housing Rights Task Force (HRTF)- Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense (LICADHO) Criminal Charges Against Activists Won’t Solve Boeung Kak Lake Crisis MEDIA STATEMENT Phnom Penh, November 29, 2011 – … Continue reading

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Four Charged Following Land Clash

RFA’s Khmer service, Nov. 29 2011 Cambodian authorities formally charge four activists held after a scuffle with police. RFA Four women activists speak with the press after leaving the municipal court in Phnom Penh, Nov. 29, 2011. Authorities in Cambodia … Continue reading

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Lake Protesters Released Under Court Watch After Arrests

Heng Reaksmey, VOA Khmer, Nov. 29 2011   Photo: by Heng Reaksmey Some 300 protesters locked arms and blocked the thoroughfare, demonstrating against the city’s failure to so far implement a land agreement ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen earlier … Continue reading

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