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Cambodian Activists Appeal, Rights Groups Condemn Arrests

Lawyers for seven imprisoned Cambodian activists have appealed for their release, following a swift trial and sentencing earlier this week. The activists, all women, were arrested in front of city hall Monday as they protested the city’s inability to prevent flooding in the Boeung Kak neighborhood, where a contentious development project filled in a massive Phnom Penh lake and caused the evictions of thousands of families. Sokunthea Sam, a lawyer representing the activists, says his...

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