Relive Free the 15!: Local and International Media Coverage of the Campaign

VoA Khmer

22 May – “Boeung Kak residents arrested as they try to rebuild homes”

23 May – “Boeung Kak Protestors to be held after arrest”

24 May – “Snap court verdict sentences 13 lake protestors to prison”

24 May – “Activist monk released, vows to continue activism”

28 May – “Protesting evictees demand release of 15 representatives”

29 May – “Abuse of power draws criticism from all corners”

31 May – “Boeung Kak protestors continue demonstrations”

7 June – “Desperate Boeung Kak protestors turn to the spirit world”

12 June – “Hunger Strike begins amid detained protestors”

27 June – “Appeals court orders release of thirteen Boeung Kak protestors”

28 June – “Boeung Kak 13 vow to continue demonstrations”

VoA Khmer videos

24 May – “Activist Monk released, vows to continue activism”

25 May – “Monk forced to stop advocating for landless, released”

28 May – “Protesting evictees demand release of 15 representatives”

6 June – “Opposition party seeks US intervention on lake protestors”

7 June – ““Desperate Boeung Kak protestors turn to the spirit world”

12 June – “Cambodian-Americans protest as Hor Namhong meets Secretary Clinton”

14 June – “Justice Ministry seeks review of Boeung Kak protestor case”

21 June – “Husbands of jailed Boeung Kak women vow to continue protests”

22 June – “Foreign Minister, Clinton meet amid growing rights concerns”

27 June – “Appeals court orders release of thirteen Boeung Kak protestors”

RFA

24 May – “Monk held over eviction protest”

31 May – “Call to revamp judiciary”

11 June – “Groups highlight rights concerns”

12 June – “No culture of impunity”

13 June – “US pushes Cambodia on rights”

14 June – “Activists’ jail sentences under review”

15 June – “Two activists released on bail”

27 June – “Land activists released”

RFA Videos

27 June – “Boeung Kak women freed”

31 May – “Activist Monk detained after scuffle”

AP

27 June – “Court frees 13 Cambodian land eviction protestors”

Note: This AP story was carried by about 200 news and websites, most notably The Washington Post

Reuters Alertnet (Photo stories)

24 May – “Boeung Kak lake residents cry during a protest in front of the Phnom Penh Muicipal Court”

27 June – “Police officers fight to hold onto a barricade with Boeung Kak lake residents protesting in Phnom Penh”

27 June – “Boeung Kak lake prisoners arrive at the appeal court in Phnom Penh”

27 June – “Police officers block the street as Boeung Kak lake residents protest in Phnom Penh”

27 June – “Prisoner Vanny arrives at the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh”

27 June – “A Boeung Kak lake prisoner arrives at the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh”

Reuters Trustlaw

26 June 2012 – “Free Cambodians jailed after forced eviction protest – Amnesty”

NYT

26 May – “In Cambodia, sentencing of women activists sparks outcry” – IHT blog

31 May – “10,000 days of Hun Sen” – HRW Op-Ed

LA Times

27 June – Pictures in the news

Al-Jazeera

24 May – “Cambodia targets land protestors”

“101 East – No place like home”

The Economist (blog)

27 June – “Justice in Cambodia: The Boeung Kak 13

The China Post

28 June – “ Cambodia Appeals Court frees 13 women land rights activists”

Marie Claire magazine

28 June – “Cambodian court frees women protestors”

Additional

Bank Information Centre website. 31 May 2012 – “World Bank asked to keep lending freeze in Cambodia”

Asian Human Rights Commission: 30 May 2012 “CHRAC condemns grave human rights violations committed by the government authorities

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