The lawyer for union leader Rong Chhun and two other activists filed an appeal on Wednesday against Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s conviction on incitement charges. In a separate case, the lawyer for jailed activists with the environmental NGO Mother Nature filed an appeal to the Supreme Court the same day the Appeal Court denied them bail.
Three environmental activists convicted earlier this year on incitement charges related to a planned protest have been handed a new charge of ‘plotting’ by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in connection with an ongoing case against four other activists.
Civil society groups have expressed concern over the fairness of the upcoming trial against environmental group Mother Nature founder Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson on incitement charges, who remains banned from entering the country despite being named in a court summons.
Five environmental activists were sentenced to up to 20 months prison on incitement charges by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday, over plans for a one-woman march to raise awareness of the impact of filling in lakes for development in the capital. Mother Nature co-founder Alex Gonzalez-Davidson and activist Thon Ratha were sentenced to […]
On Thursday, a Phnom Penh court officially concluded the trial of three environmental activists charged last year with incitement after protesting the filling of Boeng Tamok lake.