By Adam McBeth This article is featured in the 2015 Castan Centre Human Rights Report. We will be featuring the articles on the blog throughout the month of May. The story of what happened to Boeung Kak, a lake once crucial to Phnom Phen in preventing flooding from rivers during monsoon season, illustrates the problem of corruption and human rights […]
Cambodian mothers and grandmothers behind bars after facing off the most powerful men in the region. Will the World Bank stand by them?
Guest Bloggers: Natalie Bugalski and David Pred, Inclusive Development International Last week thirteen Cambodian women representatives of the Boeung Kak Lake community were sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison after a summary trial. The women, including a 72-year old grandmother, were arrested on May 22 whilst singing at a peaceful protest to support 18 families whose homes had […]