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Appeals court hears challenge to 2014 convictions from garment workers protest

The Court of Appeals held a hearing Thursday in a case dating back to 2014, when ten men were convicted of charges related to violence at demonstrations during a nationwide garment workers strike. The court’s verdict on the appeal is scheduled to be announced on ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/appeals-court-hears-challenge-to-2014-convictions-from-garment-workers-protest/

Coalition prepare social protection guidelines

The Coalition of Cambodian Farmer Communities (CCFC) are compiling the book “Fundamentals of Social Protection in the Agro-Food Sector” as a guide for those working in food production. ...

Kim Yutharo
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/coalition-prepare-social-protection-guidelines

PM recommends reconstruction of Coalition of Cambodian Farmer Community

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on the Coalition of Cambodian Farmer Community (CCFC) to resume and drop three charges against employees of the institution after the Ministry of Interior temporarily suspended operations earlier this month. ...

Khuon Narim
https://khmer.cambojanews.com/pm-hun-sen-calls-for-reinstatement-of-ccfc/

Three CCFC members released on bail after confessing crimes

Three detained land rights activists from the Coalition of Cambodian Farmers Community (CCFC) were released on bail Tuesday evening after confessing to plotting and incitement and publicly apologizing to Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Khuon Narim
https://cambojanews.com/three-ccfc-members-released-on-bail-after-confessing-crimes/

Farmer activist case probed

The Ratanakkiri Provincial Court is investigating the case against Theng Savoeun, director of the Coalition of Cambodian Farmer Community (CCFC), who has admitted to wrongdoing including “causing unrest” and “undermining public order”. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/farmer-activist-case-probed

Interior ministry accuses detained land rights activists of “Peasant Revolution”

Three Coalition of Cambodian Farmers Community (CCFC) staff members detained on Wednesday were allegedly plotting a Pol Pot-style “peasant revolution” based on evidence authorities found during a training workshop, Interior Ministry spokesperson Khieu Sopheak told CamboJA. ...

An Vicheth
https://cambojanews.com/interior-ministry-accuses-detained-land-rights-activists-of-peasant-revolution/

Three detained CCFC staff face 10 years imprisonment on plotting, incitement charges

The president of Coalition of Cambodian Farmers Community (CCFC) and two of his colleagues were charged with plotting and incitement by the Ratanakiri provincial court on Monday, facing up to 10 years in prison, according to court spokesperson Keo Visoth. ...

Khuon Narim and Eung Sea
https://cambojanews.com/three-detained-ccfc-staff-face-10-years-imprisonment-on-plotting-incitement-charges/

Three land rights activists detained, questioned by police after organizing training workshop

Kratie authorities detained and questioned 17 members of the land rights organization Coalition of Cambodia Farmers Community (CCFC) on Wednesday afternoon as the group returned to Phnom Penh by bus from a staff training workshop hosted in Ratanakiri. ...

An Vicheth
https://cambojanews.com/three-land-rights-activists-detained-questioned-by-police-after-organizing-training-workshop/

Preah Sihanouk squatting instigators face court

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities are building a case to send a group of 10 suspects to court for allegedly instigating around 300 people to encroach on state land in the Southern Cardamom National Park in Cham Srey village of Kampong Seila district and commune.​ ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-squatting-instigators-face-court

85 CSOs appeal for drop of all charges against activists

A group of 85 civil society organisations (CSOs)and associations have asked the government to release representatives of land communities and other forest, natural resource and environment activists who have all recently been detained. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/85-csos-appeal-drop-all-charges-against-activists

Villagers summoned over land dispute in Preah Sihanouk

The Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court summoned a senior NGO official and 22 villagers in Prey Nop district for questioning over a land dispute with prominent tycoon Ly Yong Phat and Hong Suon, the wife of tycoon Siev Kong Triv. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-summoned-over-land-dispute-preah-sihanouk

Company undeterred by PM’s order to restore beach

A prviate company filling Preah Sihanouk province’s Praek Treng beach with soil is reluctant to dredge it despite a direct order from Prime Minister Hun Sen. On September 18, the prime minister ordered Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara to personally ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/company-undeterred-pms-order-restore-beach

Preah Sihanouk protest over land dispute

Some 400 people in Preah Sihanouk province’s Stung Hav district on Friday protested in front of the provincial court demanding the release of four protesters who have been detained over a land dispute with a tycoon. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-protest-over-land-dispute

CCFC event blocked yet again

A gathering in Svay Rieng province of some 40 villagers led by a farmers’ organisation was shut down by local police on Thursday because the group allegedly had not requested permission, though provincial authorities had been notified the week before. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ccfc-event-blocked-yet-again

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