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14 Aug 2018 | 11:35 am

Cambodia: Free Jailed Land Rights Activist - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free Jailed Land Rights Activist
Human Rights Watch
Tep Vanny was arrested on August 15, 2016, and convicted on baseless charges to silence her peaceful activism on behalf of the Boeung Kak Lake community in Phnom Penh. “Tep Vanny has now spent two years behind bars on fabricated charges and ...

13 Aug 2018 | 7:57 pm

Capital train crushes allegedly drunk man - The Phnom Penh Post


Capital train crushes allegedly drunk man
The Phnom Penh Post
A knife sharpener in the capital was killed early Wednesday after being run over by a train in Tuol Kork district's Boeung Kak II commune. The train, operated by Royal Railway, a subsidiary of tycoon Kith Meng's Royal Group, was arriving at a stop when ...

1 Aug 2018 | 7:42 pm

The perils of indiscriminate construction - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

The perils of indiscriminate construction
Khmer Times
Despite the southward trend, areas due north of the city centre have not been spared from the scythes of development too, with numerous projects clustered around Boeung Kak and Tuol Kork quickly changing the skyline of the area to meet the increasing ...

29 Jul 2018 | 1:48 pm

Cambodia sets up polling stations, officials expect 60 percent turnout - euronews


euronews

Cambodia sets up polling stations, officials expect 60 percent turnout
euronews
Election committee officials at the primary school in Boeung Kak 1 commune say 8,135 people are registered to vote there. "I believe voters will come out to vote," Yos Vanthan, head of the school's election committee, told Reuters. Nineteen political ...
Cambodia Sets up Polling Stations; Government Critics Call for Election BoycottU.S. News & World Report

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28 Jul 2018 | 1:35 am

Cambodian tycoons set for victory in controversial poll, claims rights group - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Cambodian tycoons set for victory in controversial poll, claims rights group
Telegraph.co.uk
Ms Vanny was a leading figure of the so-called 'women of the lake', a group resisting the development of Boeung Kak, a former tourist spot that was leased in 2007 to Shukaku, a company controlled by a Cambodian senator and ally of the prime minister.

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20 Jul 2018 | 11:57 am

Disputants protest at home of tycoon - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Disputants protest at home of tycoon
The Phnom Penh Post
About 30 people involved in the long-running land dispute in Borei Keila and Boeung Kak lake demonstrated in front of the home of Suy Sophan, the owner of the Phan Imex Company. The demonstrators claimed the company destroyed their homes and ...

16 Jul 2018 | 9:38 pm

Boeung Kak residents request Tep Vanny's release from Phnom Penh jail - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak residents request Tep Vanny's release from Phnom Penh jail
The Phnom Penh Post
A handful of Boeung Kak residents this morning attempted to file a petition to Prime Minister Hun Sen's cabinet asking for the release of fellow activist Tep Vanny, who has been in prison since August 2016. Vanny was arrested after performing a ...

5 Mar 2018 | 3:06 am

22 more Boeung Kak families receive land titles - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

22 more Boeung Kak families receive land titles
The Phnom Penh Post
Twenty-two families who were still protesting their evictions from the Boeung Kak lake area accepted offers from the city today, leaving 10 holdouts remaining more than a decade after the lake was first sold and filled in. The families, from Village 1 ...

27 Dec 2017 | 2:43 am

Boeung Kak activists' sentences upheld - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak activists' sentences upheld
The Phnom Penh Post
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the convictions and six-month sentences of three Boeung Kak activists – including Tep Vanny – for allegedly obstructing and insulting public officials during a 2011 demonstration outside Phnom Penh City Hall. Vanny ...
Court upholds terms for Boeung Kak activistsKhmer Times

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10 Dec 2017 | 6:07 pm

Breaking: Supreme Court upholds Boeung Kak convictions - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Breaking: Supreme Court upholds Boeung Kak convictions
The Phnom Penh Post
The Supreme Court today upheld the convictions of three Boeung Kak activists – including Tep Vanny – for allegedly obstructing and insulting public officials during a 2011 demonstration outside Phnom Penh City Hall. Their six month sentences were also ...

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8 Dec 2017 | 12:29 am

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