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Siem Reap hotel protest moves to courthouse

About 200 unionists and past and present employees of Siem Reap City’s Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa on Monday demonstrated outside the Siem Reap Provincial Court against an injunction ordering them to stop protesting outside the high-end hotel, but agreed to disperse when military police ...

Ben Sokhean and Aria Danaparamita
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/siem-reap-hotel-protest-moves-to-courthouse-105062/

CPP official also accused: Apsara authority

The Siem Reap Provincial Court last week questioned a CPP village chief concurrently with a Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) commune chief after they signed documents allowing villagers to mortgage land claimed by the Apsara Authority, officials said on Monday, but charged and jailed only the ...

Kuch Naren
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cpp-official-also-accused-apsara-authority-104393/

Graduate convicted for bomb threat; sentence cut

The Siem Reap Provincial Court last week convicted Tao Savoeun, 26, of threatening to kill Interior Minister Sar Kheng at a graduation ceremony but will only require him to serve one month of his 15-month prison sentence, meaning he should be released within days.Mr. Savoeun, ...

Mech Dara
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/graduate-convicted-for-bomb-threat-sentence-cut-98225/

Man charged for assaulting, insulting traffic police officer

The Siem Reap Provincial Court on Saturday charged the son-in-law of the provincial prison director with intentional violence and “public insult” for allegedly punching a traffic police officer last week and then threatening to run her over with his car, officials said Sunday. ...

Huot Chanpav
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/man-charged-for-assaulting-insulting-traffic-police-officer-91242/

Judge, prosecutor sue human rights advocate for defamation

Officials at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court and Justice Ministry on Thursday confirmed that a prosecutor and judge in Siem Reap are suing human rights advocate Ny Chakrya for defamation over a complaint he filed against them last month. On Thursday, a spokesman for the ...

Mech Dara
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/judge-prosecutor-sue-human-rights-advocate-for-defamation-85438/

Court charges Swiss man for having sex with boys

The Siem Reap Provincial Court on Friday charged a Swiss national with having sex with three underage boys in Siem Reap City earlier this year, according to police and anti-pedophile NGO Action Pour Les Enfants (APLE). ...

Kang Sothear and Chris Mueller
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/court-charges-swiss-man-for-having-sex-with-boys-79836/

Provincial councillor quizzed over land deal

Siem Reap Provincial Court summoned a provincial councillor and his oknha wife in for questioning last week after two businessmen filed a complaint accusing them of fraud amounting to $60,000. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/provincial-councillor-quizzed-over-land-deal

Despite jail, village chief retains title

A village chief in Siem Reap who was sentenced on Tuesday to a year in prison for levelling private property to construct an office building will retain his position – at least until his appeal hearing is over, a commune official said yesterday. ...

Thik Kaliyann
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/despite-jail-village-chief-retains-title

Court gives village chief jail sentence

Two men, including a local official, were sentenced to a year in prison on Tuesday for clearing privately owned land to construct an office building in Siem Reap nearly two years ago, their lawyer said yesterday. ...

Thik Kaliyann
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-gives-village-chief-jail-sentence

Shake-up may move judicial figures to new positions

Twenty judges and prosecutors may soon find themselves pulling up stakes and tackling new jurisdictions, according to a draft list detailing a wide-ranging judicial reshuffling obtained by thePost yesterday. In the proposed shake-up, Phnom Penh Municipal Court president Chiv Keng will be moved into a position as ...

Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/shake-may-move-judicial-figures-new-positions

ACU Charges Hotel Tax Collector in Siem Reap Province

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) on Wednesday arrested a senior official from the Siem Reap provincial taxation branch and sent him to Phnom Penh to be placed in pretrial detention, officials said Thursday. Siem Reap Provincial Court president Duch Sok Sarin said that Liv Bunthan, the chief ...

Kuch Naren
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/acu-charges-hotel-tax-collector-in-siem-reap-province-49502/

Illegal logging suspects arrested

Two men were arrested and charged on Sunday with smuggling more than 2,000 kilograms of luxury-grade rosewood from Kampong Thom to Siem Reap town, anti-crime officials said yesterday. Thanh Ti, 21, and Viet Thy Thanh, 19, were caught manning a truck transferring 2,400 kilograms of rosewood ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-logging-suspects-arrested

Three Charged for Logging Rosewood in Angkor

The Siem Reap Provincial Court charged three men Wednesday with illegally logging luxury rosewood inside the Angkor Archaeological Park, a Unesco world heritage site, officials said. Provincial prosecutor Heng Pheng said the suspects had been identified as Sun Phearak, 20, Phay Sophea, 18, and Phin Ron, ...

Aun Pheap
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/three-charged-for-logging-rosewood-in%E2%80%88angkor-42695/

Recruitment Agency Director Charged With Fraud

The Siem Reap Provincial Court charged the director of a recruitment agency with fraud for allegedly taking money from victims in exchange for promising jobs in the U.S., a court official said yesterday. “Bich Bunara, head of the recruitment agency, was charged with fraud and another ...

Jailed Fishermen Released After Hun Sen Order

Within days of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s announced amnesty for those detained and jailed for fisheries crimes, the Ministry of Justice responded and has already freed dozens of suspects from provincial prisons around the country, judicial officials said yesterday. Independent analysts, however, said the order ...

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