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26 Apr 2018 | 2:17 pm

Three youngsters nabbed for selling drugs - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Three youngsters nabbed for selling drugs
Khmer Times
Three boys were charged by Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday for selling 52 packages of drugs to addicts in Phnom Penh. Sok Vathana, a military officer with Tuol Kork district military police, identified the accused as Vath Chanthan, 16; and two ...

23 Apr 2018 | 6:20 pm

Activist Tep Vanny makes new bid for release from Cambodia prison - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Activist Tep Vanny makes new bid for release from Cambodia prison
The Phnom Penh Post
Boeung Kak land activist Tep Vanny is making another bid for release in a case that sent her to prison over a 2013 protest outside the home of Prime Minister Hun Sen. Vanny's sister, Huot Chansovann, filed a petition on Monday to Hun Sen's cabinet and ...

23 Apr 2018 | 3:17 am

Police monitor monk allegedly linked to KNLF 'terror plot' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Police monitor monk allegedly linked to KNLF 'terror plot'
The Phnom Penh Post
Khieu Sopheak, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, said police are “observing” Rotanaksotheavy. Rotanaksotheavy has been a controversial figure with a history of anti-government activism. He participated in multiple high-profile protests, including ...

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12 Apr 2018 | 8:03 pm

Analyst: The Mekong is a Chance for China to Improve Its Soft Power Footprint - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Analyst: The Mekong is a Chance for China to Improve Its Soft Power Footprint
VOA Khmer
If you look at former Boeung Kak Lake, the north Phnom Penh, the area near where the new airport is to be built, these are floodplain areas that can be wrecked by flooding. Poorly planned urban development will send water to places where it typically ...

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5 Apr 2018 | 2:09 pm

Court rejects activists' appeal to reopen case - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Court rejects activists' appeal to reopen case
The Phnom Penh Post
The Appeal Court has rejected a plea from two Boeung Kak activists to restart an investigation into a nighttime attack on lake residents, journalists and others in 2013 at Phnom Penh's Wat Phnom by thugs and plainclothes police officials. Amid rising ...

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4 Apr 2018 | 7:32 pm

Preah Vihear villagers petition PM over razing - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Preah Vihear villagers petition PM over razing
The Phnom Penh Post
Around 20 people representing 250 villagers from Preah Vihear's Choam Ksan district petitioned Prime Minister Hun Sen for a solution to the razing of their village in 2012, which was done under instructions from current provincial CPP lawmaker Suos ...

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29 Mar 2018 | 9:05 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