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(01-July-2016 / Cambodia Daily)

Banteay Meanchey’s Top Prosecutor Ousted, Sent to Ministry Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court chief prosecutor Phann Vanrath, who prosecuted the trial of corrupt former national anti-drug czar Moek Dara, has been re­moved from his position and transferred to a Justice Ministry job.

(01-July-2016 / Cambodia Daily)

In Appeal, Activist Calls Hun Sen an ‘Enemy’ Jailed opposition activist Ouk Pich Samnang said during a Court of Appeal hearing on Thursday that his rage was directed at Prime Minister Hun Sen, not local authorities, when he drove his tuk-tuk through a metal barricade during a protest in Phnom Penh, earning him two years in prison.

(01-July-2016 / Phnom Penh Post)

Concerns aired at HRC over gov't treatment of Sokha, civil society Multiple countries yesterday raised concerns at a Human Rights Council session in Geneva over the “deterioration” of the human rights situation in Cambodia and the “harassment” of acting CNRP president Kem Sokha.

(01-July-2016 / Phnom Penh Post)

Ministry seeks legal action over Facebook ‘defamation’ The Ministry for National Assembly-Senate Relations has called for legal action against a Facebook user who accused its head, Men Sam An, of having an affair with disgraced Education Ministry official Kry Seang Long.

(01-July-2016 / Phnom Penh Post)

CNRP activist, guards spar over brawl account An opposition activist sentenced to two years’ jail over a violent brawl between protesters and Daun Penh security guards near the prime minister’s house in 2014 argued with court officials and prosecution witnesses during his appeal yesterday.

(01-July-2016 / Phnom Penh Post)

FA seizes 12 trucks with illegal wood in Kratie Kratie Forestry Administration forces in cooperation with provincial armed forces seized 12 trucks laden with illegal timber yesterday.

Horn Poch, deputy chief of order and traffic police in Kratie province, yesterday said the operation took place in Kratie town’s O’Russey commune.

(01-July-2016 / Phnom Penh Post)

Phnom Penh prosecutor transferred to Banteay Meanchey Phnom Penh Municipal Court deputy prosecutor Meas Chanpiseth has been transferred to a prosecutor position at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court, according to a royal decree signed on Wednesday.

(01-July-2016 / Phnom Penh Post)

Council drops case over Global Apparels strikes The Arbitration Council this week terminated the case involving the ongoing dispute between workers and the Malaysian-owned Global Apparels Limited factory in Phnom Penh, citing employees’ refusal to stop striking while the case was in arbitration.

(01-July-2016 / Khmer Times)

Rainsy ‘Optimistic’ About Return Opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who is now in exile, told senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials that foreign reaction and condemnations of recent government action was due in part to his efforts at the European Union (EU) and abroad, and said he was optimistic he would be able to return to Cambodia soon.

(01-July-2016 / Khmer Times)

Ex-US Ambassador to UN in Fraud Case Four American nationals including former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Sichan Siv will be tried by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court next week on allegations of fraud.

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