Category Archives: អំពើហិង្សា

‘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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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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Land Issue Promises May No Longer Deliver Votes

Source: The Cambodia Daily Vote-seeking politicians around the world are no strangers to making—and later breaking—promises to their constituents. But in Phnom Penh, those weary of ongoing land disputes are particularly wary of the solutions being offered this election cycle.

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Hun Sen is waging ‘systematic campaign’ to silence dissent: Amnesty

Source: Phnom Penh Post Cambodia’s criminal justice system appears to have been methodically suppressing opposition to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government in the lead-up to important elections, with critics of his regime routinely being jailed without evidence or fair trial, … Continue reading

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World Bank Loan of $100 Million Angers Boeng Kak Activists

Source: The Cambodia Daily Boeng Kak supporters on Tuesday said they were dismayed at the World Bank’s announcement of a new $100 million loan to the Cambodian government amid ongoing harassment and jailings of land rights activists. The loan—announced on … Continue reading

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Boeng Kak Sentences for Insulting Upheld; Three Still Free

Activists from Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak neighborhood staged a familiar chaotic scene at the Court of Appeal on Monday as guilty verdicts were upheld against four activists, including Tep Vanny, for their roles in a 2011 protest. The four were … Continue reading

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Activists’ appeal struck down

The court yesterday upheld the conviction of four Boeung Kak lake activists, including prominent land rights advocate Tep Vanny, over a clash in front of city hall in 2011. In a complaint brought on by two Daun Penh district security … Continue reading

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