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Cambodia: Release mother imprisoned for housing rights activism

Headline Title:  Cambodia: Release mother imprisoned for housing rights activism 03 June 2013 The Cambodian authorities must release housing rights activist Yorm Bopha who was imprisoned after an unfair trial, Amnesty International said ahead of her appeal hearing this week. On 27 December 2012, the Municipal Court in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh convicted Yorm Bopha, 31, for “intentional violence with aggravating circumstances”, sentencing her to three years’ imprisonment. She was accused of planning an assault on two men in August 2012. But during the trial witness testimonies…

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