Cambodia News: Boeung Kak

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24 Nov 2017 | 9:33 am

Boeung Kak land activists to face court - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Boeung Kak land activists to face court
Khmer Times
Four Boeung Kak land rights activists will stand in front of the Supreme Court today to appeal against accusations they insulted and obstructed public officials under aggravating circumstances in 2011. Tep Vanny, Heng Mom, Kong Chantha and Bo Chhorvy ...

23 Nov 2017 | 2:05 pm

Beung Kak activist to face Supreme Court next week - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Beung Kak activist to face Supreme Court next week
Khmer Times
The Supreme Court plans to conduct a hearing on the case of Boeung Kak land rights activist Yorm Bopha early next week for violence committed in 2012. According to the summons from the court's prosecutor, Ms Bopha, 28, is to appear in front of the ...

20 Nov 2017 | 5:31 pm

World Bank Guidance Leaves Rights Loopholes - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

World Bank Guidance Leaves Rights Loopholes
Human Rights Watch
Members of the Boeung Kak Lake community in Cambodia demonstrate at a police blockade in December 2012 on the second day of community activist Yorm Bopha's trial, on trumped up charges apparently brought for speaking out on forced evictions linked ...

14 Nov 2017 | 11:56 am

Tuol Kork shines: An inner city breath of fresh air - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Tuol Kork shines: An inner city breath of fresh air
Khmer Times
Prime commercial streets have also been reported to reach up to $5,750 per square metre in central Tuol Kork. The lowest land price average comes from the Boeung Kak Ti Muoy Sangkat, at $1,820 per square metre. The highest land price average comes ...

7 Nov 2017 | 7:35 pm

A wave of young female activists from Cambodia aim to shake up the patriarchy. Here's how - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

A wave of young female activists from Cambodia aim to shake up the patriarchy. Here's how
Southeast Asia Globe
The women of Boeung Kak lake, whose noisy and vibrant protests on the streets of Phnom Penh have seen them arrested multiple times, are perhaps the best known, with news of the deal to fill in the lake and seize residents' land resonating in media ...

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1 Nov 2017 | 4:04 am

Government panel reviews 400 clemency pleas - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Government panel reviews 400 clemency pleas
The Phnom Penh Post
Sarin declined to comment when asked by reporters if any of those seeking clemency included politically sensitive figures, such as Boeung Kak activist Tep Vanny, or opposition activists. Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana said prisoners could not be ...

26 Oct 2017 | 10:32 pm

Businessman tried over dud cheque - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Businessman tried over dud cheque
Khmer Times
Court documents say that in June 2015, Mr Song and plaintiff Bun Chhay signed a contract over the sale of 15 plots of land in Tuol Kork district's Boeung Kak commune. To secure the sale, Mr Chhay deposited $35,000 with Mr Song. Mr Song promised to work ...

26 Oct 2017 | 8:29 pm

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, National ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen orders government to help 7 Boeung Kak families, National ...
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 ...
Hun Sen Offers More Land to Boeng Kak Holdout Families - The ...The Cambodia Daily

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22 Aug 2017 | 7:32 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