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Buildings are demolished by excavators during forced evictions in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak community in 2010. Touch Yin Vannith

Source: Phnom Penh Post Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday directed Phnom Penh Governor Khoung Sreng to quickly resolve land dispute claims by seven families residing in the Boeung Kak area, an order that flies counter to City Hall’s announcement in … Continue reading

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After Adhoc 5, Campaigners Set Sights on Activist Tep Vanny

Source: The Cambodia Daily With the Adhoc 5 now out of prison on bail, some advocates are shifting their focus to jailed land activist Tep Vanny, one of 20 Cambodians that rights groups say are languishing behind bars as political … Continue reading

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Hun Sen is waging ‘systematic campaign’ to silence dissent: Amnesty

Source: Phnom Penh Post Cambodia’s criminal justice system appears to have been methodically suppressing opposition to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government in the lead-up to important elections, with critics of his regime routinely being jailed without evidence or fair trial, … 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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Boeung Kak Protesters Continue to Demand Compensation From World Bank

The protesters said they have faced numerous difficulties since being forced to relocate. PHNOM PENH — People displaced from the Boeung Kak neighborhood of Phnom Penh more than a decade ago are still seeking redress from the World Bank, which they … Continue reading

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Boeung Kak representatives meet with World Bank

Five Boeung Kak community representatives yesterday met with World Bank officials to seek their help in securing more compensation and assistance in helping resolve the community’s chronic land disputes. Im Sreytouch, one of the five representatives,

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Vanny, Boeung Kak activists see sentences upheld

The Appeal Court yesterday upheld a municipal court decision to sentence prominent land activist Tep Vanny and three others to six months in prison in relation to a five-year-old protest that turned violent outside Phnom Penh’s City Hall. Vanny, Heng … Continue reading

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