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18 Feb 2018 | 3:54 pm

Cambodian CSOs slam Supreme Court's decision upholding the conviction of Tep Vanny - IFEX


IFEX

Cambodian CSOs slam Supreme Court's decision upholding the conviction of Tep Vanny
IFEX
We, the undersigned civil society organizations ("CSOs") and communities, express our dismay at the Supreme Court's decision to uphold Tep Vanny's conviction and prison sentence of two years and six months today - 07 February 2018 - in respect of the ...

12 Feb 2018 | 2:01 pm

Don't Leave Cambodia to Fight for Democracy Alone - Newsweek


Newsweek

Don't Leave Cambodia to Fight for Democracy Alone
Newsweek
Since 2013, she has been arrested at least five times for defending her community around Boeung Kak lake in Phnom Penh against eviction. Her latest arrest in August 2016 resulted in a two-and-a-half year prison sentence. Her only “crime” was her ...

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12 Feb 2018 | 4:01 am

Supreme Court Denies Jailed Activist Bail - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Supreme Court Denies Jailed Activist Bail
VOA Khmer
The Supreme Court has denied bail to Tep Vanny, the Boeung Kak lake activist who was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for alleged violence at a protest in 2013. She was accused of assaulting security officers at a protest outside Prime ...

8 Feb 2018 | 11:35 am

Will huge new airport planned for Kandal see locals stripped of land? - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Will huge new airport planned for Kandal see locals stripped of land?
The Phnom Penh Post
Vann Sophath, a business and human rights coordinator for the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, said the government and developers should conduct an environmental and social impact assessment on the airport project. “The plan should not be allowed to ...

7 Feb 2018 | 6:10 pm

Activist loses high court appeal - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Activist loses high court appeal
Khmer Times
The case relates to an incident in 2013 when Ms Vanny and other women from the Boeung Kak community tried to deliver a petition about their land dispute to Mr Hun Sen before violence broke out with security guards and multiple protesters suffered ...
Cambodia's Supreme Court Rejects Appeal by Jailed Land-Rights ActivistRadio Free Asia

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7 Feb 2018 | 4:24 pm

Tep Vanny's sentence upheld at Supreme Court - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Tep Vanny's sentence upheld at Supreme Court
The Phnom Penh Post
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a 30-month sentence for land activist Tep Vanny on charges relating to a 2013 protest outside Prime Minister Hun Sen's house that turned violent, leaving the Boeung Kak resident to serve out more than a year of her ...
Cambodia: Supreme Court upholds deeply flawed conviction against land activist Tep VannyAmnesty International
Cambodia: Supreme Court upholds 'deeply flawed' conviction against land activistAmnesty International UK
Land activist loses case in Supreme CourtKhmer Times

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6 Feb 2018 | 11:16 pm

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

Kem Ley's legacy on pause? Supporters say political climate makes it hard to celebrate analyst - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Ley's legacy on pause? Supporters say political climate makes it hard to celebrate analyst
The Phnom Penh Post
The activist twins Chum Hour and Chum Hout were part of Ley's project to set up libraries in every province to help students learn about Cambodia's history, geography and philosophy. But most of the libraries never materialised, they say, because local ...

29 Jan 2018 | 6:03 pm

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 ...

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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
Boeung Kak activist Tep Vanny is escorted by officials into the Supreme Court in January this year. Hong Menea. Breaking: Supreme Court upholds Boeung Kak convictions. Fri, 8 December 2017. James Reddick. The Supreme Court today upheld the convictions ...

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8 Dec 2017 | 12:29 am