Published: Jun 19, 2022
The Ministry of Justice issued a statement to explain the legal and factual bases for Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision to sentence 42 defendants, including Cambodian-American lawyer Seng Chan Theary, to between five and eight years in prison for plotting and incitement.
Published: Dec 15, 2021
Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin met with ministry deputy permanent secretary Sahakarn Petchnarin, Department of Correction’s director-general Ayuth Sintoppant and other department executives on Wednesday, taking note that more prisoners were escaping than before chiefly because they were in a quarantine area.
Published: Nov 11, 2021
The Department of Corrections will start a dog therapy programme in selected prisons to improve the mental health of inmates as well as promote career opportunities when they finish serving their sentences, Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin said on Thursday.
Published: Jun 16, 2021
The Justice Ministry has come to the aid of four hapless elderly women in Sukhothai who are about to be kicked out of their home after a nephew used the house as collateral for a loan and could not pay back the money.
Published: Dec 31, 2019
Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin said on Monday (December 30) that his ministry had joined with other government agencies including the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) in conducting random checks on 1,545 drivers of the coaches and vans transporting holidaymakers over the New Year festival, and found 5 of them had used narcotics.