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Court officers shifted en masse by ministry

Nearly 80 judges and prosecutors will be transferred to new jurisdictions today in a move that the Justice Ministry maintained would curb corruption, despite more sceptical assessments yesterday from legal observers and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party. According to Sam Prachea Manith, chief of cabinet ...

Meas Sokchea and Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-officers-shifted-en-masse-ministry

Low ranking for rule of law

The World Justice Project yesterday ranked Cambodia 91st out of 99 nations and at the bottom of the barrel regionally in terms of its devotion to the rule of law, despite its midlevel performance in terms of providing order and security. In its annual Rule of ...

Stuart White and May Titthara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/low-ranking-rule-law

Justice still elusive for acid victims

Two years after Cambodia’s Acid Law took effect, and one year after a subsequent sub-decree further regulated the dangerous substance, significant hurdles remain in securing justice for victims of acid attacks, according to a paper published in the Cambodian Law and Policy Journalon Sunday. In her paper, ...

Stuart White
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/justice-still-elusive-acid-victims

Database looks at court flaws

Nearly half of defendants lack legal representation, 80 per cent are held in pretrial detention, and a sizeable chunk confess before they get a hearing, according to an online public database released yesterday by the Cambodia Center for Human Rights. The database reveals numerous infringements on ...

Laignee Barron and Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/database-looks-court-flaws

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