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22 Jun 2018 | 4:40 pm

Celebrating man's triumph over himself - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Celebrating man's triumph over himself
Khmer Times
The celebratory chant echoed from the minarets of the Mosque to the back alleys of Boeung Kak — God is good, God is fair, there are no other Gods but Allah, and only Allah will lead us to the Final Victory. As the sun begins to rise above the horizon ...

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17 Jun 2018 | 12:52 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

The changing face of Boeung Kak - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

The changing face of Boeung Kak
Khmer Times
Boeung Kak was once the largest urban lake in Cambodia and was in the north of Phnom Penh with a vibrant community living on its edges. Then along came the developers. The lake was filled with sand and the community was pushed out, but not before a ...

1 Feb 2018 | 5:13 pm

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

Boeung Kak workers protest company over wages - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak workers protest company over wages
The Phnom Penh Post
Construction workers, supervisors and janitors working on a massive mixed-use development at the former Boeung Kak lake protested outside the site yesterday, claiming their Beijing-based employer had not paid them in months. Cheav Borey, 25, an ...

30 Aug 2017 | 9:22 pm

Hun Sen orders government to help 7 Boeung Kak families - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen orders government to help 7 Boeung Kak families
The 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 April that it had officially ...
Hun Sen Offers More Land to Boeng Kak Holdout FamiliesThe Cambodia Daily

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22 Aug 2017 | 7:32 pm

A year of 'hell' in Prey Sar for Tep Vanny - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

A year of 'hell' in Prey Sar for Tep Vanny
The 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. The long-time government foe was ...
Community demands justice for Tep VannyKhmer Times

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14 Aug 2017 | 6:51 pm

Art meets revelry at new Boeung Kak container market - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Art meets revelry at new Boeung Kak container market
The Phnom Penh Post
The capital now has its second large-scale container market, this time in the Boeung Kak neighbourhood. Constructed on land once submerged by the city's largest lake, before it was controversially filled in to make room for development, Art's Container ...

10 Aug 2017 | 9:00 pm

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