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Sous Chantha released but contrived criminal charges upheld
by geertjan published 24-06-2011 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
After a three hour trial on 24 June, in Phnom Penh; Sous Chantha, Cambodian union leader and former employee of United Apparel Garment factory was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment for drug distribution. The sentence was reportedly set at seven months plus five days time-served and two months suspended sentence. After some discussion with legal officials, Sous was then released after the prosecution stated its decision not to appeal.
Located in News / / 06 / 24
Sous Chantha – Imprisoned labour leader from Cambodia due in trial
by geertjan published 23-06-2011 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
On 24 June, after 8 months imprisonment, Sous Chantha is due to appear in court. We all hope he will be released. The CCC issued a letter to the Cambodian government calling for his immediate and unconditional release and for the reinstatement of Sous and the other workers who were dismissed after a national strike for higher wages in September 2010. The CCC is also in touch with the relevant brands to demand the reinstatement of the dismissed workers.
Located in News / / 06 / 23
Freedom Balloons
by geertjan published 10-02-2011 last modified 24-04-2013 09:51 — filed under: ,
Relatives and friends of the unfairly imprisoned Cambodian union leader Sous Chantha gathered in front of the prison to protest his detention. They launched dozens of balloons, hoping that Sous Chantha himself would also get a glimpse of the action from within the prison walls. In December, the CCC issued an urgent appeal to demand his immediate release.
Located in News / / 02 / 10