Cambodia News: Boeung Kak

FEATURE-Amid land grabs and evictions, Cambodia jails leading ... - The Independent


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FEATURE-Amid land grabs and evictions, Cambodia jails leading ...
The Independent
PHNOM PENH, Feb 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Even before a Cambodian judge sentenced land rights activist Tep Vanny to jail, her fellow ...

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26 Feb 2017 | 8:07 am

Activist Vanny gets 30 months, while security guards beat man in City Mall - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Activist Vanny gets 30 months, while security guards beat man in City Mall
The Phnom Penh Post
The charges stemmed from a 2013 clash with Daun Penh security guards outside Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence in Phnom Penh as she and a group of about 60 others attempted to submit a petition for the release of fellow Boeung Kak lake activist Yorm ...
Leading Land Activist Jailed Amid Attacks On DissentersThe Cambodia Daily
Protest violence as activist jailedKhmer Times
Demonstrators Attacked as Cambodian Court Convicts Prominent ActivistRadio Free Asia
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23 Feb 2017 | 7:25 pm

Capital's remaining freshwater lake a sinking ship - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Capital's remaining freshwater lake a sinking ship
The Phnom Penh Post
In 2012, the lake underwent sand-filling, giving rise to rumours that it would meet the same fate as Phnom Penh's other now-converted freshwater lake Boeung Kak. However, little information has since been revealed about the future of the area's ...

23 Feb 2017 | 12:12 am

Court hears appeal of Tep Vanny, activists - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Court hears appeal of Tep Vanny, activists
The Phnom Penh Post
Tep Vanny and three fellow Boeung Kak activists yesterday maintained their innocence and requested all charges be dropped as they contested their six-month prison sentences handed down over a 2011 clash between their community and security ...

15 Feb 2017 | 8:12 pm

Protests and Strikes Tripled in 2016, Police Report Says - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Protests and Strikes Tripled in 2016, Police Report Says
VOA Khmer (English)
Bov Sophea, a land activist from Boeung Kak lake, agreed that the report was an attempt to make excuses for government failures. “As a leader he was supposed to secure the nation,” she said of Hun Sen. “But rather he accuses his people and NGOs of ...

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15 Feb 2017 | 12:02 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

Beaten Rights Advocates Decry Being Turned Into Suspects - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Beaten Rights Advocates Decry Being Turned Into Suspects
The Cambodia Daily
Chan Puthisak, an activist from the displaced Boeung Kak community, arrives for questioning at Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). In the days following the beating, police claimed that their investigations were ...
Activists who were beaten during protest questioned at courtThe Phnom Penh Post
Prominent Human Rights Activist Called to Court for Alleged ViolenceVOA Khmer (English)
Activists ask court to arrest real perpetratorsKhmer Times

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8 Feb 2017 | 5:33 pm

Cops suspected of beating up two security guards - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Cops suspected of beating up two security guards
Khmer Times
On Sunday at about 8:30pm, the three suspects – who guard a construction site belonging to a tycoon in the former Boeung Kak lake area – parked a luxury vehicle in front of another construction site in Boeung Kak commune that was guarded by the two ...

6 Feb 2017 | 11:01 am

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

Boeung Kak activists found guilty - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Boeung Kak activists found guilty
The Phnom Penh Post
Four Boeung Kak lake activists were convicted and sentenced to six months in jail yesterday for their roles in a 2011 scuffle with security personnel outside City Hall, a ruling defence attorneys insisted was accompanied by a glaring lack of evidence ...
Activists Jailed for Six MonthsKhmer Times

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19 Sep 2016 | 6:32 pm