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Group 32 of Borei Keila Protest at City Hall for Compensate from Phan Imex Company

Group 32 of Borei Keila Protest at City Hall for Compensate from Phan Imex Company

14 August 2017, Borei Keily's representative gathering at Phnom Penh City Hall for protesting and demanding the Phan Imex Co Ltd should pay compensate reasonably after signed contract with the city hall since 5 years ago. The family of Group 32 among 385 families who listed in development policy of government claims that they did not receive any compensate from the company. The community will file a complaints to the court when Ms. Suy Siphan ignored the right solution.

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Court Upholds Wrongful Verdicts Against Housing Rights Defenders in Cambodia

Court Upholds Wrongful Verdicts Against Housing Rights Defenders in Cambodia

The Court of Appeal in Phnom Penh today upheld the wrongful verdicts against ten women housing rights activists and a monk for their participation in peaceful protests. Civil Rights Defenders has been monitoring the situation in Cambodia since the 11 activists were arrested over three days back in November 2014.

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Land communities’ member and monks demand in front of CC1 to release 19 land activists

Land communities’ member and monks demand in front of CC1 to release 19 land activists

On the morning 23 November, 2014, for the second Sunday, around 200 land communities' members, NGOs, students and monks gathered outside CC1 and CC2 prisons to support the 19 activists imprisoned there.

The US politician and elected representative for the state of Massachusetts, M. Morm Rady, addressed the crowd along with the relatives of the detainees. The land communities then, headed toward the Municipal court.

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Mr. Socheatvong also told those gathered at Wat Sras Chak on Tuesday that City Hall was fed up with protests by members of the city’s Boeng Kak community

"Mr. Socheatvong also told those gathered at Wat Sras Chak on Tuesday that City Hall was fed up with protests by members of the city’s Boeng Kak community, who he said have no reason to be upset with municipal authorities.

“If they request freedom of expression about the Boeng Kak issue, City Hall will not allow it anymore,” he said."


Source: Cambodia Daily

Australian Greens' Senator for South Australia met representatives from urban poor communities of Phnom Penh at HRTF’s office

Australian Greens' Senator for South Australia met representatives from urban poor communities of Phnom Penh at HRTF’s office

On the morning of 17 November, 2014, the Australian Greens' Senator for South Australia, Mrs Sarah Hanson-Young met representatives from urban poor communities of Phnom Penh, youth group and monks in order to discuss about the human rights situation of Cambodia, especially regarding the sending of refugees from Australia to Cambodia. The activists could explain the dire living conditions they are forced to endured after being evicted to express their doubt and concerns about seeing refugees in the Kingdom.

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young went then to a field trip to HRTF's target groups (Borei Keila, Boeung Kak...) to see the real housing of the urban poor residents.

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