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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.

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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

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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.

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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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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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The Dangers of Dissent: Attacks on Cambodia’s Human Rights Defenders

Source: LICAHDO “We are not scared of jail. We have been here before. But we need to be released, so we can continue to fight for justice.” Boeung Kak Lake representative Tep Vanny, March 2017. “We are all still human … Continue reading

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