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Killer in Chut Wutty Case Walks Free Six Months Later

Rann Boroth, the only man convicted in the double killing six months ago of the country’s leading environmental activist, Chut Wutty, and military police officer, walked free from prison on Friday after the Koh Kong Provincial Court issued an order for his release. On October ...

Advocacy Group Slams Murder Case 'Hush Up'

Reporters Without Borders has joined mounting criticism of the government’s handling of the April 26 murder of environmental activist Chut Wutty. On Monday, a security guard was convicted of accidentally killing the officer officially blamed for the activist’s death. “How convenient,” the Paris-based advocacy group said in a ...

Killer in Chut Wutty Case Could Be Free Within Days

The Koh Kong Provincial Court yesterday convicted a private security guard of accidentally killing the military police officer who allegedly shot dead the country’s most prominent environmental activist, Chut Wutty, and sentenced him to two years in prison. The presiding judge, Kham Sophary, then immediately suspended ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/killer-in-environmental-activist-chut-wutty-case-could-be-free-within-days-4719/

Criticism Continues Over Chut Wutty Murder Case

Environmental protection group Global Witness has added its voice to the growing criticism of the Koh Kong Provincial Court’s decision to end its investigation int the murder of environmental activist Chut Wutty. The decision to drop the case “can only be described by as the latest ...

Court drops Wutty case

Five months after the fatal shooting of forestry activist Chut Wutty, Koh Kong Provincial Court dropped his case yesterday morning, saying they would only be looking into the shooting of the man who allegedly killed Wutty – a trial that wound up lasting less than ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012100559135/National-news/court-drops-wutty-case.html

Trial may shed light on Wutty's death

The man accused of shooting the man who shot environmental activist Chut Wutty last April had been summoned to the Koh Kong Provincial Court to stand trial next month on charges of unintentional homicide, a court official said yesterday. According to deputy prosecutor Srey Mak Ny, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012092058829/National-news/trial-held-for-environmental-activist-killers-killer.html

Activists see freedom of expression on wane

Threats, intimidation and, in extreme cases, even murder were endangering freedom of expression in Cambodia and leaving human rights at the crossroads, activists and NGO representatives said during a round-table meeting yesterday. The slaying of environmental activist Chut Wutty, the arrest of Beehive radio director Mam ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091958798/National-news/activists-fear-cambodias-rising-rights-abuses.html

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