Minister seeks courts reform

The Justice Minister has urged court officials to work independently, responsibly and ethically to strengthen the judicial system and improve public trust of the judiciary. ... ...

Pech Sotheary

Court positions shuffled

The Supreme Council of the Magistracy decided yesterday to appoint or transfer 82 court officials. According to a statement released by the council and signed by its secretary-general Sam Prachea Manith, the judicial body held a vote yesterday during its 28th session while also discussing 11 ...

May Titthara

German lawyer appointed to politically sensitive tribunal post

German lawyer Michael Bohlander has been appointed as the new international co-investigating judge at the Khmer Rouge tribunal by King Norodom Sihamoni, the tribunal announced in a statement Monday. ... ...

Zsombor Peter

Husband of acid attack victim to file complaint against court

The husband of a woman attacked with acid at a market in Takeo province in November plans to file complaints Monday with the Supreme Council of the Magistracy and the Anti-Corruption Unit, claiming local court officials are to blame for a lack of action in ...

Ouch Sony

Judge’s past offers little hope for real reform

In the highest-profile sacking since Prime Minister Hun Sen promised to rid the government of corruption after the CPP’s shock losses in the July 2013 election, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s chief judge was removed this week amid claims that millions of dollars had reversed ...

Alex Willemyns and Khy Sovuthy

Ousted judge given position in Justice Ministry

Former Phnom Penh Municipal Court director Ang Mealaktei, who was ousted Tuesday amid claims of corruption at the court, was granted a new position in the Ministry of Justice during the ceremony to replace him on Wednesday. ... ...

Khy Sovuthy and Alex Willemyns

Judicial reshuffle: Top judiciary posts filled by Sihamoni

King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday shook up the composition of the Supreme Council of the Magistracy, officially instituting seven new members to the body overseeing the nation’s judiciary, while also disbarring one former prosecutor.​ ... ...

Chhay Channyda

New members named for top judicial council

King Norodom Sihamoni officially appointed new members to the judicial body that oversees the Kingdom’s judges and prosecutors last week, following the passing of a controversial law earlier this year outlining its organisation and functioning. According to a Royal Decree that was signed Thursday by the ...

Cheang Sokha

Hun Sen: Cambodia has no law to require the government to send draft law to NGOs

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that the cabinet is not obliged by any law to seek suggestions from the civil society. The premier made comments at a graduation ceremony of Asia European University in response to non-government organizations which condemned the approval on April ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Protesters Mix Petitions, Black Magic to Get Land

Sporting red bandanas and armed with the accoutrements of Khmer black magic, several hundred demonstrators representing embattled communities throughout the country held noisy protests outside several government offices yesterday, where they placed curses on corrupt officials and submitted written petitions demanding justice. Unlike previous protests that ...

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