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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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Boeng Kak New Year’s Blowout Draws Ire

Source: The Cambodia Daily Organizers of an $80-a-head, nationally-televised New Year’s Eve bash on the site of the former Boeng Kak lake are “dancing on Boeng Kak people’s tears,” an evictee from the neighborhood said on Tuesday. Almost a decade … Continue reading

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Imams Reluctantly Back New Road Near Phnom Penh Mosque

Source: The Cambodia Daily Several hundred imams voted on Monday to support the placement of a new road near Phnom Penh’s most prominent mosque, even though many seemed critical of the plans to divide the land into two plots. “My … Continue reading

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