Category Archives: Forced Evictions

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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Authorities thwart Boeung Kak event

Some 30 Boeung Kak land activists yesterday were blocked by 50 Daun Penh district security guards from delivering a petition to the Council of Ministers seeking Prime Minister Hun Sen’s intervention in helping release fellow activist Tep Vanny. The group … Continue reading

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Boeung Kak: A Disastrous Decade

Ten years ago this week, Phnom Penh City Hall and the development firm Shukaku Inc announced an agreement to transform the Boeung Kak lake area into a sprawling mixed-use development. In the years following, thousands were evicted and a protest … Continue reading

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Court strikes down activists’ appeal

The Supreme Court yesterday rejected the appeals in two separate cases, one involving opposition activists and another involving a prominent land rights activist. The court rejected the appeals from CNRP media director Meach

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Court conducts hearing for jailed activists

Source: Khmer Times The Supreme Court yesterday heard appeals of five out of 11 opposition activists jailed after violence at an opposition protest in July 2014 at Freedom Park. Meach Sovannara, a Cambodian-American and head of the CNRP’s information and … Continue reading

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Next up for Vanny: trial

Source: Phnom Penh Post The investigation into prominent Boeung Kak lake activist Tep Vanny’s alleged instigation of violence during a 2013 protest outside Prime Minister Hun Sen’s residence was closed last month and will likely proceed to trial, her lawyer … Continue reading

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System puts ‘profits over people’

Source: Phnom Penh Post Cambodia’s unique brand of free-market democracy is so closely entwined with patronage that the society puts “profits over people” and compromises the rule of law, according to a new paper. In Klepto-Neoliberalism: Authoritarianism and Patronage in … Continue reading

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