Monthly Archives: November 2014

Two Detained Outside National Assembly During Protest

By: Sek Odom and Holly Robertson | November 29, 2014 A volunteer from housing-rights NGO Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT) and a tuk-tuk driver were detained by district security guards Friday morning during a protest outside the National Assembly calling for … Continue reading

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Cambodian-Born US Politician Joins Prison Protest

By:  CHRIS MUELLER AND MECH DARA, The Cambodia Daily, 24 November 2014 Three weeks after becoming the first Cambodian-American legislator in the U.S., Rady Mom joined hundreds of protesters in Phnom Penh on Sunday to demand the release of 17 … Continue reading

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UN Envoy, NGOs Rebuke Gov’t Over Recent Spate of Arrests

By: Kuch Naren , The Cambodia Daily, 19 November 2014 The U.N.’s human rights envoy to Cambodia on Tuesday joined a group of local NGOs in criticizing a spate of recent arrests of activists, monks and opposition figures. Ten female land rights … Continue reading

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At the speed of ‘justice’

By: Khouth Sophak Chakrya,Phnom Penh Post, 12 November 2014 Seven Boeung Kak lake activists, all of them women, were convicted and sentenced to one year in prison yesterday – just a day after being arrested during a protest. Five of … Continue reading

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One-year jail terms for B Kak protesters

By: Khouth Sophak Chakrya,Phnom Penh Post, 11 November 2014 SEVEN Boeung Kak lake activists, all of them women, have been convicted and sentenced to one year in jail – just a day after being arrested during a protest. Five of … Continue reading

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