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Civil Society Calls for Immediate Release of Boeung Kak Lake Activists

Release Date : 18-August-2016
Category : Rights to liberty and security of the person, Rights to a fair trial, Freedom of Assembly,
Type : Press Releases

We, the undersigned civil society groups, demand the immediate release of two Boeung Kak Lake activists – Ms. Tep Vanny and Ms. Bov Sophea – who were charged and sent to provisional detention in Prey Sar’s CC2 prison on 17 August 2016, in relation to their involvement in the ‘Black Monday’ campaign. We also call on authorities to drop the spurious incitement charges against them, and allow for peaceful assemblies, such as those in support of the Black Monday campaign, as protected under Cambodian and international law.

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