Law and judiciary

Legal and judicial system

K Speu Court Summons Three in Land Dispute

Three villagers have been summoned as a result of  bloody clash last year stemming from a land dispute and eviction by the Kompong Speu Provincial Court. The 65 hectares of land have been awarded to Kuo Sheng a Taiwanese businessman by the Supreme court. Licadho, ...

Farmers freed after ‘injustice’

The last of the Chi Kraeng villagers has been freed by the Appeal Court after it upheld their acquittal. The villagers had originally been convicted of forcibly detaining two businessmen over a land dispute involving 475 hectares of rice paddies in Siem Reap in 2009. ...

Court issues injunction to top rice milling firm

Battambang provincial court has issued an injunction halting the sale of any part of Loran Import Export Company in a dispute over ownership of the prominent rice milling firm, according to a statement. The plaintiffs, including prominent media personality Soy Sopheap as well as Uy Ang ...

Loran owners resolve dispute, end lawsuits

Disputes between owners at prominent rice miller Loran Import Export Company have been resolved, with Chief Executive Officer Lim Bunheng set to buy the stake held by prominent media personality Soy Sopheap and his associates, company officials said yesterday. “We have agreed to end all disputes ...

CPP Senator’s Sugar Plantation Land Dispute Case Goes to Trial

Describing a 5,000-hectare land dispute between Koh Kong villagers and a sugar company owned by CPP Senator Ly Yong Pgat as “a complicated case,” Koh Kong Provincial Court has decided to try it before a three-judge panel, a lawyer for the villagers said yesterday. The ...

Complaints Submitted in K Chhnang Land Dispute

A development company owned by the wife of the Minister of Industry, Mine and Energy Suy Sem has been the target of 40 civil complaints received by the provincial court of Kompong Chhnang province. Chea Kheng claims she owns the 214-hectare plot of which 69 ...

Court again frustrates locals in KDC

KDC International, which is owned by Chea Kheng the wife of Industry Minister Suy Sem has been accused of grabbing 145 hectares of land in the Kampong Chhnang province. The villagers who claim the land have filed objects individually, after having been told to do ...

US Embassy Offered Praise for Court Verdicts, Cables Show

The conviction of a school teacher who abused an 11 year old girl was hailed by the US Embassy in Phnom Penh last year, it has been revealed by WikiLeaks. The diplomatic cables that were released speak of the support the US has for an ...

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