Monthly Archives: July 2017

EU, World Bank Handed Petitions to Help Free Tep Vanny

Source: Cambodia daily More than 30 Boeng Kak activists delivered petitions to the E.U. and World Bank’s Phnom Penh headquarters on Wednesday morning asking the two bodies to lobby government officials for the release of prominent activist Tep Vanny ahead … Continue reading

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Cambodia: Drop Charges Against Land Rights Defenders

Source: Human Right Watch (Bangkok) – Cambodian authorities should immediately end the politically motivated prosecution of six land rights activists, including the prominent advocate Tep Vanny, who has been jailed for nearly a year, Human Rights Watch said today.

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‘Chaotic’ Phnom Penh was built on a wing and a prayer – and an occasional police baton

Source: Phnom Penh Post The Pearl of Asia. Paris of the East. The monikers are today synonymous with Phnom Penh under the French and the Golden Era under Prince Norodom Sihanouk until the 1970s. The small but bustling city boasted … Continue reading

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After Adhoc 5, Campaigners Set Sights on Activist Tep Vanny

Source: The Cambodia Daily With the Adhoc 5 now out of prison on bail, some advocates are shifting their focus to jailed land activist Tep Vanny, one of 20 Cambodians that rights groups say are languishing behind bars as political … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Dissent: Attacks on Cambodia’s Human Rights Defenders

Source: LICAHDO “We are not scared of jail. We have been here before. But we need to be released, so we can continue to fight for justice.” Boeung Kak Lake representative Tep Vanny, March 2017. “We are all still human … Continue reading

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