Cambodia News: Boeung Kak

CCHR calls out government for violating trial rights - The Phnom Penh Post


CCHR calls out government for violating trial rights
The Phnom Penh Post
CCHR's fair trial rights project coordinator Hun Seanghak cited in an email the troubling pre-trial detentions of three Mother Nature activists (more than 10 months), Boeung Kak activist Tep Vanny (more than six months) and the four Adhoc officials and ...

27 Mar 2017 | 9:10 pm

Activists held over Black Monday protest - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Activists held over Black Monday protest
Khmer Times
Since then, activists have continued to intentionally protest in support of human rights defenders on Mondays, including Boeung Kak lake community representative Tep Vanny, who was arrested during another Black Monday event in August. City Hall ...

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27 Mar 2017 | 11:25 am

The 'Chinazation' of Cambodia - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

The 'Chinazation' of Cambodia
Nikkei Asian Review
The first phase is being built on 7.9 hectares of reclaimed land once covered by Boeung Kak Lake. The total cost of the project is unknown, but the construction fees alone will amount to $130 million, according to the state-owned China State ...

17 Mar 2017 | 8:18 pm

CNRP: slogan shall remain - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP: slogan shall remain
The Phnom Penh Post
But Sokun, who was imprisoned in February for “forgery” related to voter registration, appeared more upset about his placement as the second commune candidate for Boeung Kak I commune. In a statement yesterday, he said there was “no transparency” in ...
Hun Sen Claims Credit For Sokha's CNRP PresidencyThe Cambodia Daily

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7 Mar 2017 | 6:17 pm

Events call for equal rights - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Events call for equal rights
The Phnom Penh Post
Boeung Kak lake activists, meanwhile, celebrated Women's Rights Day yesterday near the Boeung Kak mosque, despite an order by the government not to do so. “We still did it because it is legal and we don't do anything against the government,” activist ...

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7 Mar 2017 | 6:17 pm

Boeung Kak Protesters Continue to Demand Compensation From World Bank - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Boeung Kak Protesters Continue to Demand Compensation From World Bank
VOA Khmer (English)
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 claim failed to implement a settlement in the case. Im Sreytouch, a Boeung Kak activist, said the evictees ...

2 Mar 2017 | 2:11 pm

Boeung Kak representatives meet with World Bank - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak representatives meet with World Bank
The Phnom Penh Post
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 ...

1 Mar 2017 | 7:43 pm

In a Rundown Phnom Penh Neighborhood, Graffiti and Street Art Thrive - Hyperallergic


Hyperallergic

In a Rundown Phnom Penh Neighborhood, Graffiti and Street Art Thrive
Hyperallergic
The abandoned buildings and small residential houses, which the government and real estate developers alike would love to see demolished, have made Boeung Kak the perfect urban canvas for taggers. Walking around the neighborhood, I saw several ...

1 Mar 2017 | 12:58 pm

Authorities thwart Boeung Kak event - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Authorities thwart Boeung Kak event
The Phnom Penh Post
Some 30 Boeung Kak land activists yesterday were blocked by 50 Daun Penh district security guards from delivering a petition to the Council of Ministers seeking Prime Minister Hun Sen's intervention in helping release fellow activist Tep Vanny. The ...

14 Feb 2017 | 9:18 pm

Boeung Kak: A Disastrous Decade - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak: A Disastrous Decade
The Phnom Penh Post
Ten years ago this week, Phnom Penh City Hall and the development firm Shukaku Inc announced an agreement to transform the Boeung Kak lake area into a sprawling mixed-use development. In the years following, thousands were evicted and a protest ...

2 Feb 2017 | 6:27 pm