Category Archives: Development

UN Rights Envoy Attends Vigil Marking One-Year Imprisonment of Cambodia Activist

Source: Radio Free Asia A United Nations’ rights envoy met with activists involved in a long-running dispute at a lake community in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh Tuesday as they marked the one-year anniversary of the jailing of one of their … Continue reading

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Community demands justice for Tep Vanny

Source: Khmer Times Residents of the Boeung Kak community yesterday requested UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith and ASEAN embassies to campaign for the release of land activist Tep Vanny, who has now been imprisoned for … Continue reading

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A year of ‘hell’ in Prey Sar for Tep Vanny

Source: Phnom Penh Post Tep Vanny stood beside four effigies on a dusky evening last August, marshalling other Boeung Kak residents to light incense sticks, hold lotus stems and throw rice at the four life-size dummies while shouting curses.

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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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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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