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Court Charges Brothers With Torture of Thief

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue11,page16)

The prey Veng Provincial Court charged two brothers with torture and acts of cruelty Saturday for holding a 14-year-old boy’s head underwater in an outdoor cistern after he stole four coconuts from their property, officials said yesterday.

CNRP and Comfrel Call For Delay to New Voter List

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue11,page16)

The committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (Comfrel) and the opposition CNRP yesterday called on the National Election Committee (NEC) to suspend its annual update of the voter list until the new bipartisan election committee is created.

Boeng Kak Protesters Egg Embassy Ex-Governor’s Photo

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue11,page3)

The never-innovative activists of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak neighborhood added a little Yolk to their latest protest against the community’s forced evictions yesterday morning, egging both the Singaporean Embassy and photographs of former city Governor Kep Chukterma.

After Prolonged Protest, Villagers Win Back Land

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue11,page2)

Land Management Minister Im Chhun Lin intervened in a high-profile land dispute between villagers from Kratie province’s Snuonl district and a South Korean agribusiness firm over the weekend, announcing Saturday that the contested 1,562-hectare tract would be taken back from the company and awarded to local residents.

Gov’t Must Probe ‘Enforced’ Disappearance: UN

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue10,page6)

The UN and human rights groups called on the government Friday to honor its obligations as party to the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance and thoroughly investigate the

Need to Improve Knowledge of Arrest Rights, Lessen Use of Force

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue10,page6)

On April 3, during a confrontation with security forces after she attempted to gain access to Phnom Penh’s cordoned-off Freedom Penh’s CNRP lawmaker Mu Sochua whipped out a small yellow card and began to read out loud her rights in the event of an arrest.

Unions Must Have Factory Sign-Off to Register New Branches

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue10,page6)

Several major unions say their representatives must to authorization from factory management before garment workers can form a new union or branch within the factory representative to prove that they have notified the factory of their intention to organize workers.

Lor Peang Villagers Bailed After CPP Lawmaker’s Intercession

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue10,page5)

Kompong Chhnang Provincial Court on Friday released on bail five villagers at the center of a high-profile land dispute with the wife of Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem.

Land Dispute Victims Continue to Press Case in Phnom Penh

(01-September-2014 / The Cambodia Daily,Volume59,lssue10,page5)

Despite government efforts this week to land protesters from flooding into the capital to seek help from nationaHevel authorities, dozens of aggrieved villagers involved in land disputes protested once again in Phnom Penh on Friday.

Land Dispute Victims Continue to Press Case in Phnom Penh

(31-August-2014 / The Cambodia Daily ;Vol 59; Issue 10; Page 5)

Despite government efforts this week to land protesters from flooding into the capital to seek help from nationaHevel authorities, dozens of aggrieved villagers involved in land disputes protested once again in Phnom Penh on Friday.