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PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

The Supreme Court denied bail to prisoner of conscience Yorm Bopha convicted in 2012 of intentional violence, sentenced to three years in prison and fined US$7,500. Human rights monitors believe Bopha has been targeted for her activism.

 

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PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

After four consecutive days of patient waiting and unreserved support for Mam Sonando, the 71 year-old journalist and owner of Beehive Radio Station, demonstrators still did not get a resolution to the case.
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PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

For the second consecutive day, villagers united to protest against Mam Sonando’s arrest. For over 10 hours, protestors waited patiently in front of the barricades set up by police a few hundred meters away from the Municipal Court, while over a dozen witnesses testified on the so called ‘secessionists’ case.

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PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

Almost a week after their homes were torn down by excavators, residents from Boeung Kak continue with their lives Not having anywhere else to go or any other means of work, some residents have come back to live under their new ‘roofs’, running electricity cables and setting up their businesses over the rubble.

A wooden wall displaying pictures of the day they were forcefully evicted, was put up in front of their destroyed homes for passers-by to look at. Residents aim to spread the word, continuing their struggle for their basic rights.
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