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Human Rights Watch urges land rights activist Tep Vanny’s release

Publication date 15 August 2018 | 09:57 | ICT

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged authorities in the Kingdom to immediately release prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny whom they claim has been imprisoned on “fabricated charges” for the past two years.



  • Political analyst Kim Sok back in court as release nears

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 09:17 | ICT

    Just three days before he was to be released after completing an 18-month sentence for defamation, convicted political analyst Kim Sok was taken to Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday for further questioning regarding a second cha

  • Seven arrested in S’ville over prostitution ring

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 09:16 | ICT

    Police in Preah Sihanouk province have smashed a syndicate suspected to be involved in operating a prostitution ring in the area, with the arrest of seven men on Monday.

  • Hun Sen to officials: You are ‘servants not bosses’

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 08:20 | ICT

    Caretaker prime minister Hun Sen on Tuesday called on government officials at all levels to remember that they are “honest servants” of the people and not their “boss”.

  • Kandal governor sues company head over Facebook post

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 08:19 | ICT

    Kandal provincial governor Mao Phirun is suing a company deputy director Ly Samet for “public defamation and insult” after he alleged in a Facebook post that the former was involved in land grabbing and presented a false report to P

  • Sesan villagers request facilities

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 07:48 | ICT

    Over 50 families affected by the Lower Sesan II dam in Stung Treng province’s Sesan district have sent a letter to the provincial governor and prominent tycoon Kith Meng requesting a number of public service facilities for the commu

  • NEC to release final results as complaint window closes

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 07:47 | ICT

    The National Election Committee (NEC) is set to announce the final results of the July 29 national elections on Wednesday as scheduled, said NEC deputy secretary-general Som Sorida.

  • Woman sent to court for ramming snatcher

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 07:45 | ICT

    Police said a Chinese woman was sent to court on Tuesday for crashing her car into two men on a motorbike whom she claimed had snatched her mobile phone.

  • Kheng: Challenges ahead for new National Assembly

    Publication date 14 August 2018 | 10:57 | ICT

    Interior Minister Sar Kheng again called on all leaders, civil servants and the national police to avoid partisanship, nepotism and abuse of power after the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won an expected landslide victory in

  • Hun Sen ‘will be accepted at UN’

    Publication date 14 August 2018 | 10:57 | ICT

    With caretaker prime minister Hun Sen expected to attend the United Nations (UN) General Assembly next month as Cambodian leader, top ruling party officials have slammed as “politically biased” analysts who have said the internation

  • Oz group calls for poll stance

    Publication date 14 August 2018 | 10:00 | ICT

    Some members of the Cambodian diaspora in Australia have penned a letter to that country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, asking top officials to condemn an undermining of democracy in the Kingdom.