On 7 February 2018, the Supreme Court in Phnom Penh upheld the conviction and 30 month prison sentence imposed on human rights defender Tep Vanny, which she is currently serving for “intentional violence with aggravating circumstances.” So far, the defender has served 18 months of the sentence.
On 8 August 2017, a Court of Appeal in Phnom Penh upheld the conviction and sentencing of human rights defender Tep Vanny, who is currently serving a two and a half year prison sentence for “intentional violence with aggravating circumstances”.
On 27 March 2017, activists Sar Sorn and Nat Sreynak were arrested and questioned for more than 10 hours for conducting a small “Black Monday” protest calling for the release of Tep Vanny and “The 5” (Lim Mony, Ny Sokha, Nay Vanda, Yi Soksan and Ny Chakrya). They were let go in the evening.
On 23 February 2017, Tep Vanny was convicted and sentenced to two and a half years in prison by Phnom Penh Municipal Court for ‘intentional violence with aggravating circumstances’. Continue