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Boeung Kak activists’ verdict delayed

Pech Sotheary / Khmer Times Share:
Protesters walk away from a group of riot officers. KT/Mai Vireak

The Supreme Court has postponed the verdict of four Boeung Kak activists, charged with insults and obstruction of police officials, to December.


Another land activist, charged with intentional violence, will appear in court today.

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The verdict has been delayed until December.

The four activists are Tep Vanny, Heng Mom, Kong Chantha, and Bo Chhorvy.

The four women were convicted by the lower court over land protests in 2011.

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An activist yells at authorities during a protest.

One amongst the activists said: “I am confident the Supreme Court will provide justice and drop the charges against us.”

The Supreme Court will also conduct the hearing of activist Yorm Bopha for intentional violence with aggravating circumstances against two motodop drivers.

Many human rights organization called the charges “fabricated” in 2012.

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