Trial begins against Mother Nature activists

Three Mother Nature activists arrive at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for their hearing, March 31, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court began hearings Wednesdayin the trial against three environmental activists charged with incitement after sharing information about a planned one-person protest over the by the filling in of Boeng Tamok lake.

Prosecutor alleges CNRP youth trained to conduct Hong Kong-style protests

Relatives of former CNRP officials were prevented from getting close the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday where former CNRP members were being tried for incitement and plotting. CamboJA/Pring Samrang

Phnom Penh prosecutors have claimed that prior to former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy’s planned return in 2019, former CNRP youth members were taught how to conduct Hong Kong-style demonstrations during a workshop in Malaysia.

CNRP defendants allege radiation at Prey Sar is causing memory loss

District security guards prevent family members of CNRP defendants from getting close to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court premises on Thursday. Panha Chhorpoan

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court ordered an expert analysis into allegations from former CNRP members claiming that their memories were being affected by radiation, during one of four trials against members of the party.

Little evidence produced against unionist Rong Chhun, two activists

Youth activist Sar Kanika arrives at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on January 15 to attend the start of an incitement trial involving her, Rong Chhun and Ton Nimol. Panha Chhorpoan

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court continued the questioning of prominent unionist Rong Chhun and two co-defendants, with the cross-examination centering around their private messages on social media messaging applications.