Category Archives: The CambodiaDaily

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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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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Demonstrators Attacked as Cambodian Court Convicts Prominent Activist

Security guards outside a Phnom Penh courthouse attacked demonstrators who came to support land rights activist Tep Vanny during her trial Thursday for a 2013 protest near Prime Minister Hun Sen’s home.

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Activist Tep Vanny Sentenced to More Than Two Years in Prison

Tep Vanny, one of the country’s most prominent rights activists, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Thursday over charges related to a protest outside Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Phnom Penh mansion in 2013. The decision … Continue reading

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Denied Bail Once More, Activist Tep Vanny a ‘Political Slave’

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a bail request from prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny, as well as the appeals of five opposition CNRP officials, all of them among the 26 people rights group Licadho has identified as political … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Hears Appeals From Six Jailed Government Critics

Source: Cambodia Daily The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard appeals from six of those who human rights groups Licadho says are 26 political prisoners in the country’s jails. It is expected to hand down decisions in the cases of five … Continue reading

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Mosque Road Splits Imam and Worshippers

Source: Cambodia Daily Cham Muslim meatball vendor Ly Nasy is loyal to his imam, his faith’s high religious leaders and the ruling party. But plans for a new road through the land surrounding the country’s largest mosque has put him … Continue reading

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