Tag Archives: Forced Evictions

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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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

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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

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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

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Cambodia: Drop Charges Against Land Rights Defenders

Source: Human Right Watch (Bangkok) – Cambodian authorities should immediately end the politically motivated prosecution of six land rights activists, including the prominent advocate Tep Vanny, who has been jailed for nearly a year, Human Rights Watch said today.

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‘Chaotic’ Phnom Penh was built on a wing and a prayer – and an occasional police baton

Source: Phnom Penh Post The Pearl of Asia. Paris of the East. The monikers are today synonymous with Phnom Penh under the French and the Golden Era under Prince Norodom Sihanouk until the 1970s. The small but bustling city boasted … 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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