Monthly Archives: January 2015

EU slams appeal court’s upholding of convictions

By:Kevin Ponniah, The Phnom Penh Post  January 31, 2015 The European Union has expressed disappointment that 11 protesters linked to the Boeung Kak land community had their convictions upheld at the Appeal Court on Monday. The EU Delegation to Cambodia … Continue reading

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A short fuse at City Hall, activists say

By:Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post  January 29, 2015 Boeung Kak community activists yesterday accused Phnom Penh Municipal Hall administrative director Mean Chanyada of rudely cutting short a meeting with their group, a charge the official denied. Boeung Kak … Continue reading

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An ‘indefensible’ verdict

By:Khouth Sophak Chakrya , The Phnom Penh Post  January 27, 2015 Despite hopes to the contrary, 10 female land activists, including seven well-known Boeung Kak lake protesters, and a monk, had their convictions upheld yesterday morning at theAppeal Court, two … Continue reading

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Appeal Court Upholds Controversial Convictions

By:MECH DARA , The Phnom Penh Post  January 27, 2015 The Court of Appeal on Monday upheld the protest-related convictions handed down to 11 activists in November, but reduced the prison sentences of all but the most high-profile members of … Continue reading

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B Kak protest convictions upheld on appeal

By:Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post  January 26, 2015 A group of 10 women, including seven well-known Boeung Kak lake activists, and a monk arrested and convicted at breakneck speed in November had their convictions upheld at theAppeal Court … Continue reading

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UN Rights Envoy Accepts Petition on Jailed Activists

By:Sek Odom, The Cambodia Daily, January 24, 2015 The UN’s outgoing human rights envoy to Cambodia on Friday accepted several petitions calling for the release of 11 activists jailed in November and his intervention in ongoing land disputes. More than … Continue reading

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Subedi talks rights with CCC president Kith Meng

By:Chan Muyhong, The Phnom Penh Post  January 22, 2015 The United Nation’s human rights envoy Surya Subedi met yesterday with the president of Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, Kith Meng, to discuss human rights and economic growth in the Kingdom. At … Continue reading

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