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UN official vows to help Tep Vanny

Source: Khmer Times UN Rapporteur for Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith has promised to discuss jailed land activist Tep Vanny with the government. Advertisements

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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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Tep Vanny jail term upheld

Source: Khmer Times The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld a lower court verdict against land activist Tep Vanny who was convicted over violence involving security guards near Prime Minister Hun Sen’s house. Ms Vanny has spent nearly a year in … Continue reading

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Ministry threatens legal action against Black Monday protesters

Source: Khmer Times A Justice Ministry spokesman has branded the Black Monday campaign to release rights activists as useless, warning those who take part could face legal action. On Monday, Kim Santepheap said criminal proceedings against

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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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Protest violence as activist jailed

At least three women – one pregnant – and a man were hurt in a clash with security forces at Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday after land rights activist Tep Vanny was jailed for two and a half years over … 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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