Nhim Sokhorn

VIDEO: Police Arrest Activists at Kem Ley Murder Anniversary

About 100 police and military police officers descended on Phnom Penh’s inner-city Caltex gas station this morning, arresting three men trying to place flowers at the site where popular political commentator Kem Ley was gunned down three years ago and dispersing any attempts to commemorate the murder.

Seven Arrests, Roadblock Mar Assassination’s 3-Year Anniversary

About 100 police and military police officers descended on Phnom Penh’s inner-city Caltex gas station this morning, arresting three men trying to place flowers at the site where popular political commentator Kem Ley was gunned down three years ago and dispersing any attempts to commemorate the murder.

Mr. Uon Chhin and Mr. Yeang Sothearin, RFA Reporters. Image: Hout Vuthy

Trial Date for RFA Reporters Announced

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has scheduled a July 26 hearing as the first day in the trial of two Radio Free Asia reporters arrested two years ago over accusations of espionage.

A hearing at Municipal Court in Phnom Penh. Image: OHCHR

Reshuffling of Judges Doing Little to Fix Pliable Courts

A policy to rotate judges and other court officials between provinces every four years has done little to tackle the roots of judicial corruption and court pliability in the face of government pressure, according to critics and legal experts.

Chinese Company Told to Rebuild Road

An unidentified Chinese company will be forced to rebuild a portion of damaged road between Kampot town and the Veal Renh roundabout, which lies about 50 km west along National Road 3 on the way to Sihanoukville, due to severe damage sustained by the road, according to Transport Minister Sun Chanthol.