Category Archives: Violence

UN Rights Envoy Attends Vigil Marking One-Year Imprisonment of Cambodia Activist

Source: Radio Free Asia A United Nations’ rights envoy met with activists involved in a long-running dispute at a lake community in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh Tuesday as they marked the one-year anniversary of the jailing of one of their … Continue reading

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, រំលោភសិទ្ឋិមនុស្ស, អំពើហិង្សា, Black Monday, Boeung Kak, Development, Human Right, Phnom Penh, Protest, RFA, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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.

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, រំលោភសិទ្ឋិមនុស្ស, អំពើហិង្សា, Forced Eviction, Human Right, Human right watch, Khmer Times, Land Dispute, Land Title, Phnom Penh, Protest, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Vigil held for imprisoned activist Tep Vanny

Source: Phnom Penh Post Boueng Kak lake residents yesterday held a candlelight vigil to mark one year since fellow activist Tep Vanny was detained by law enforcement for holding a cursing ceremony at the same location.

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, Boeung Kak, Human Right, Land Depute, Land Title, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Post, Protest, Violence | Tagged , , , , , ,

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

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, រំលោភសិទ្ឋិមនុស្ស, អំពើហិង្សា, Black Monday, Boeung Kak, Development, Forced Eviction, Forced Evictions, housing, Human Right, Khmer Times, Land Dispute, Land Title, Phnom Penh, Protest, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A year of ‘hell’ in Prey Sar for Tep Vanny

Source: Phnom Penh Post Tep Vanny stood beside four effigies on a dusky evening last August, marshalling other Boeung Kak residents to light incense sticks, hold lotus stems and throw rice at the four life-size dummies while shouting curses.

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, រំលោភសិទ្ឋិមនុស្ស, អំពើហិង្សា, Black Monday, Boeung Kak, Development, Forced Eviction, housing, Human Right, Land Depute, Land Title, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Post, Protest, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, ខ្មែរ, អំពើហិង្សា, Boeung Kak, Human Right, Khmer Times, Land Dispute, Land Title, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Rights groups condemn decision to keep land activist Tep Vanny in prison

Source: Phnom Penh Post In a decision roundly criticised by rights observers, the Appeal Court yesterday upheld a two-and-a-half-year sentence for Boeung Kak activist Tep Vanny for her alleged involvement in a 2013 protest outside Prime Minister Hun Sen’s residence … Continue reading

Posted in ការឃុំខ្លួន, ការតវ៉ាដីធ្លា បឹងកក់, ខ្មែរ, រំលោភសិទ្ឋិមនុស្ស, Boeung Kak, Forced Eviction, Human Right, Land Depute, Land Title, Phnom Penh Post, Protest, Violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,