Category Archives: Phnom Penh

Activist Vanny gets 30 months, while security guards beat man in City Mall

Land activist Tep Vanny was yesterday found guilty and sentenced to 30 months in prison for allegedly ordering an attack on Daun Penh security guards some four years ago. As the verdict was being handed down inside the courtroom, security … Continue reading

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Court hears appeal of Tep Vanny, activists

Tep Vanny and three fellow Boeung Kak activists yesterday maintained their innocence and requested all charges be dropped as they contested their six-month prison sentences handed down over a 2011 clash between their community and security personnel.

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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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Capital police tout hard work in halting protests

While a new report from the Phnom Penh Municipal Police bemoans ongoing issues in controlling the illegal use of firearms, there was one area in which they excelled last year – thwarting “colour revolutions”. Released during the department’s annual meeting … Continue reading

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Activists who were beaten during protest questioned at court

A land rights activist and a human rights defender who were beaten during a protest in October were questioned both as suspects and as plaintiffs at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday afternoon. Boeung Kak lake activist Chan Puthisak and

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Beaten activists are now suspects

A human rights monitor and a land rights activist who were beaten by Daun Penh security guards during a protest last October will appear for questioning at Phnom Penh Municipal Court this afternoon as suspects of “intentional violence”. In documents … 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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