CCHR ALERT (UPDATE) - NGO workers and community members received summonses for second time to appear at Preah Vihear Provincial Court.

Created Date : 26 / Mar / 2019
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On 18 and 25 March 2019, Mr. Poek Sophorn, staff member of the non-governmental organization ("NGO") Ponlok Khmer, and Mr. Lut Sang, former staff of this NGO, received summonses to appear for questioning at Preah Vihear Provincial Court on 29 March 2019 for questioning over charges of of being an accomplice to arrest, detention and unlawful confinement (Articles 29 and 253 of the Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia).Seven community members from Prame commune also received similar summons to appear for questioning on 27 and 28 March 2019, over charges of "arrest, detention and unlawful confinement" (Article 253 of the Criminal Code). See the details of the case in CCHR Human Rights Defender Alert issued in November 2018 ’ NGO workers and community members received summonses to appear at Preah Vihear Provincial Court’, available at:https://bit.ly/2TZtXVS .

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