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Land’s ‘owner’ alleges violence

Six residents of the Boeung Chhouk community in the capital’s Russei Keo district have been summonsed to court to answer charges they used violence against the supposed owner of their land – a person they claim never to have met. Khiev Chenda, 42, one of six ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012053156506/National-news/lands-owner-alleges-violence.html

Boeung Kak takes case to Assembly

About 200 people, including activist monk Loun Savath, rallied outside the National Assembly in Phnom Penh yesterday in support of the 13 Boeung Kak women sentenced to prison in a three-hour trial last Thursday. Supporters of the women, including villagers, unions and human rights groups, called ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052956458/National-news/boeung-kak-takes-case-to-assembly.html

Court Accuses Advocate Monk of Incitement

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has accused the well-known monk and human rights advocate Loun Sovath of incitement for unspecified actions committed in Cambodia and abroad, according to court documents obtained Friday. The court documents, signed by Investigating Judge Duch Kim on Feb. 14, were sent ...

Boeung Kak 13 held without charge

Thirteen women hauled into police vehicles during a demonstration at Boeung Kak lake on Tuesday were being held without charge at Phnom Penh police headquarters last night. About 70 Boeung Kak villagers rallied outside Phnom Penh municipal court yesterday in support of the arrested women, who ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052456371/National-news/b-kak-13-held-without-charge.html

Boeung Kak rep infighting gets its day in court

Six Boeung Kak village representatives will appear in Phnom Penh Municipal Court accused of threatening to kill their one-time representative Ly Mom, who was spoke on their behalf from 2007 until last year. Although no charges have been laid, Ly Mom is demanding $10,000 from each ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012050455975/National-news/boeung-kak-rep-infighting-gets-its-day-in-court.html

Puma wants facts behind governor's charge

German sportswear brand Puma is seeking information on why the Svay Rieng Provincial Court decided to charge former Bavet City Governor Chhouk Bundith with causing unintentional injuries, a Puma representative said yesterday. Mr Bundith is the sole suspect in a shooting in Bavet City on February ...

Incitement claim: monk called to court over land protest

A Kampuchea Krom monk was issued a summons yesterday to appear in a Phnom Penh court tomorrow to face accusations of incitement. In a letter obtained by the Post yesterday, the investigating municipal judge, Duch Kimson, ordered Sieng Sovannra, a monk at the Samaki Raingsey pagoda, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011122053507/National-news/incitement-claim-monk-called-to-court-over-land-protest.html

Villagers block national road

Nearly 100 residents from about 50 families in Sihanoukville town’s commune 1 blocked National Road 4 yesterday to protest against a Supreme Court verdict ordering their eviction on Friday in favour of a local official   ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/

Boeng Kak families sue - and sued by - government officials

Two-and-a-half weeks after excavators belonging to a CPP senator’s real estate firm demolished the homes of eight families fighting eviction from Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak lake community, those families and the government officials charged with evicting them have taken their battle to court. A pair of ...

Pay Off Officials, Risk Prison Stint, New Law Says

The government has brought into force a new law that makes all illegal payments to officials punishable by up to 15 years in jail for those who accept such payments and up to 10 years for those who make payments. Im Oudom, a member of ...

http://www.camnet.com.kh/cambodia.daily

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