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25 found guilty for roles in garment protests; sentences suspended

Twenty-five unionists, garment workers and bystanders were found guilty by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday for their involvement in three separate garment protest-related cases, but were handed down suspended sentences. The 22 men who had not been bailed ahead of trial were ordered ...

The Cambodia Daily
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/25-found-guilty-for-roles-in-garment-protests-sentences-suspended-60092/

Labor unions, associations not allowed to celebrate Labor Day at Freedom Park

Phnom Penh City Hall has refused labor unions and associations to celebrate 128th International Labor Day (May 1) at Freedom Park. The decision was made during a meeting on Thursday between representatives of labor unions, association and Phnom Penh City Hall officials. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=YzFjZmRmZjg4ODE

Lawyer has hopes Veng Sreng clients will be freed

A lawyer representing three of the 23 people arrested during garment strike clashes on January 2 and 3 hopes the capital’s court will drop charges against her clients when it hears their case on April 18, she said yesterday. ...

Shane Worrell
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lawyer-has-hopes-veng-sreng-clients-will-be-freed

Lawyers Submit Bail Requests for Imprisoned Protesters

Ten lawyers representing 22 of the 23 striking workers, union officials and political activists imprisoned at a maximum-security prison in Kompong Cham province since their arrests at two protests in Phnom Penh earlier this month submitted bail requests for their clients Thursday, one of the ...

Mech Dara
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/lawyers-submit-bail-requests-for-imprisoned-protesters-50785/

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