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Hundreds of community members, activists and monks gathered to deliver petitions for the 18 activists

On Wednesday morning, December 18th, over 300 people gathered at different sites in the centre of Phnom Penh to deliver petitions to government institutions.

Monks led the group, composed of community members and activists, to the National Assembly where they requested a response to a previous petition submitted to the Municipal Court and Ministry officials to request the release of the 18 activists who are currently incarcerated. 185 more words

Boeung Kak

City Hall’s pipe dream

By: Shane Worrell and May Titthara, Phnom Penh Post, 10 December 2014

Pipes that City Hall has installed to drain water from part of the capital’s Boeung Kak lake area are too small to prevent serious flooding and could result in the deaths of local residents, a leaked report from developer Shukaku Inc says. 817 more words

Human Rights

Firm Behind Boeng Kak Project Says Land Sale in Doubt

By: Zsombor Peter,The Cambodia Daily, December 5, 2014

The company behind the controversial development of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak neighborhood says that a pending multimillion-dollar land sale to a Singaporean firm was unlikely to happen due to financial difficulties on the part of the prospective buyer. 686 more words

Development

Shukaku pushes forward at Boeung Kak

By: Shane Worrell and Mom Kunthear,Phnom Penh Post, Wed, 3 December 2014

Local developer Shukaku will step up construction of its controversial Boeung Kak lake development project this month, beginning work on a drainage system and corporate office, a spokeswoman told the Post yesterday. 605 more words

Boeung Kak

Shukaku pushes forward at Boeung Kak

By: Shane Worrell and Mom Kunthear,Phnom Penh Post, Wed, 3 December 2014

Local developer Shukaku will step up construction of its controversial Boeung Kak lake development project this month, beginning work on a drainage system and corporate office, a spokeswoman told the Post yesterday. 605 more words

Human Rights

8 Jailed Activists Threaten Hunger Strike

By Heng Reaksmey, VOA Khmer, December 02, 2014

PHNOM PENH—

Eight land activists put in prison last month after a swift trial say they will hold a hunger strike if they are not released. 173 more words

Cambodia

Prime Minister’s Sister Says She Will Step Down Monday

By: Colin Meyn and Khuon Narim | December 1, 2014

Hun Sinath, the sister of Prime Minister Hun Sen and an undersecretary of state at the Ministry of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection, said Sunday that she would resign from her government position Monday. 144 more words

Land Dispute