Criminalization of land activists and human rights defenders in Cambodia

Another Critic Is Silenced in Cambodia – NYT, October 2, 2012
A court in Cambodia has sentenced a 71-year-old radio journalist to 20 years in prison for allegedly encouraging a secessionist movement in a remote eastern village.
The conviction, however, by most independent accounts, has nothing to do with insurrection and everything to do with the suppression of dissent over an ongoing series of land grabs, illegal logging and forced evictions…

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