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Mother Nature activist Phuon Keoreaksmey speaks outside the Supreme Court in Phnom Penh on July 29, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

Briefs: NagaWorld Meeting Labeled a ‘Threat,’ Mother Nature Appeals Rejected

The Supreme Court upheld prison sentences against environmental activists, a prominent unionist and opposition-aligned protesters. The Labor Ministry reminded NagaWorld union leaders at a Friday meeting of the conditions of their bail application in March — where they had agreed they would try to convince their colleague to cease their near-daily protests.

Thun Ratha, with Long Kunthea and Phuon Keoreaksmey next to him, speaks to the media after the hearing at the Supreme Court on July 22, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

Slew of High-Profile Cases Heard at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court heard back-to-back appeals from high-profile cases involving Mother Nature activists, a senior unionist and two co-accused, and a group of activists convicted for a protest outside the Chinese Embassy in October 2020.