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Cambodian Activists Swiftly Convicted One Day After Arrest

Seven Cambodian housing and land rights activists have been sentenced to a year in prison, just one day after they were arrested during a protest.   The activists, who were protesting poor flood management in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Kak neighborhood, were charged Monday with creating disorder on a public road. They were brought before a court Tuesday and found guilty The sentenced activists include Tep Vanny, who was recognized for her work last year by the U.S.-based Vital Voices...

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