Sam Sokong

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Sam Sokong said ( about Rong Chhun ) : "Rong Chhun told the court that it is his right to express opinions about social issues," External link

digitaljournal Friday, January 15, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Rong Chhun ) : "Rong Chhun told the court that it is his right to express opinions about social issues," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, January 15, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “We submitted the request urging the court to intervene with the authorities through the enforcement of court summons or by any other means that would make it possible for my clients to be present at the hearing,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “I think that, according to the law, my clients haven’t been charged with any offence yet. They are still at the accused stage. But the court seems to presume that my clients have committed an offence,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, September 28, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "but the charges have not been dropped," External link

kualalumpurtimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "but the charges have not been dropped," External link

polandsun Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "but the charges have not been dropped," External link

irishsun Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “but the charges have not been dropped,” External link

voanews Sunday, September 27, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "This is very unjust for my clients," External link

mizzima Friday, September 25, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “This is very unjust for my clients,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "This is very unjust for my clients," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "This is very unjust for my clients," External link

afp-en Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “I want the BAKC to be independent and not under orders from any person, institution, or political party. Secondly, I want BAKC to be accepted locally and internationally. We want to connect with international lawyer associations and we want to defend our people outside of Cambodia,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, August 24, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “But in this case, the court has already closed the investigation and sent the case to trial. This means any additional investigation is unnecessary. Therefore, pre-trial detention is unnecessary and he should be released on bail,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, January 27, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “I am hopeful the court will drop the charge because I have studied his case and there is evidence that he has not committed a crime,” External link

phnompenhpost Sunday, December 1, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “But in this case, the court has already closed the investigation and sent the case to trial. This means any additional investigation is unnecessary. Therefore, pre-trial detention is unnecessary and he should be released on bail,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, October 28, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The printing of T-shirts for profit to support his family is not a crime and it is his right to freedom of expression and does not violate any laws. So the charge is not right. If the judge releases him on bail, it is the right option,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 11, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “I see his messages as criticism, but some of his words could be wrongly interpreted, such as ‘change’. What he meant was change through elections. The content of the messages did not carry any meaning to incite,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Sam Rainsy ) : “I will submit documents to defend Sam Rainsy and request the court fulfils legal requirements such as calling experts who can analyse the nature of the helicopter crash. This serves to establish whether it was an accident or if something else caused it,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, September 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The judges issued two decisions. One – rejecting the bail requests, and two – upholding the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision. The court allowed them to appeal against the decisions as the law permits,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, September 2, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The judges issued two decisions. One – rejecting the bail requests, and two – upholding the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision. The court allowed them to appeal against the decisions as the law permits,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “But [the 26] are normal citizens and they did not criticise anyone or cause chaos or insecurity in the country,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, August 9, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The printing of T-shirts for profit to support his family is not a crime and it is his right to freedom of expression and does not violate any laws. So the charge is not right. If the judge releases him on bail, it is the right option,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 12, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “But [the 26] are normal citizens and they did not criticise anyone or cause chaos or insecurity in the country,” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “When authorities or the government are angry, they will file complaints and 100 percent of the time, the court has to take action in accordance with the complaints, whether or not they’re based on the law,” External link

voanews Sunday, March 17, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "Phnom Penh court prosecutor decided to charge officially Mr Kong Mas of incitement and insulting," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Sam Rainsy ) : “I submitted an argument for this case. But I did not go to defend [Rainsy] because [my appearance in court] is not required [by law] as we had already submitted [defence] documents,” “I think the Supreme Court ruling to uphold the decision of the Appeal Court is unjust and not acceptable. I will discuss with my client and we will file a complaint to request a trial in the case if we have new evidence,” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, December 20, 2018 4:43:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “We take notes, and he tells us what he wants to be in the letter. He wants to illustrate he is innocent and the authorities violated his rights,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, October 3, 2017 2:36:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The interviewing room between lawyer and client is equipped with camera and sound recording,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, September 15, 2017 5:27:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The decision of the Appeal Court to proceed with the hearing is a decision that does not follow legal procedures and my client does not accept it,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, August 11, 2017 6:59:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “If we look at the legal procedures, the detention is not correct, because this case is not that complex,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 28, 2016 4:27:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The charge is baseless, and I would request the court to drop the charge against my client,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:24:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “He has parliamentary immunity and it was not a red-handed crime, so he had a clear reason to not appear before the court,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 21, 2016 5:33:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “This offence is not a ‘red-handed’ offence, so we demand the parliament suspends or strips his immunity before they process the procedure,” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “My client said he has a permanent address and offered to deposit 5 million riel (about $1,250) to the court as guarantee to show that he will not flee,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 22, 2016 4:25:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “If we compare the action and punishment, they are not consistent,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, June 17, 2016 4:20:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “Our client is protected by Article 80 [of the constitution], and our client’s immunity has not been suspended or stripped,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:39:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Kem Sokha ) : “I think the prosecutor will not issue any letter or warrant,” “According to the law, the prosecutor has no power or right to issue the arrest warrant [for Sokha], because my client has the privilege of parliamentary immunity” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, May 27, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “We will talk to the clients and decide whether to appeal against the verdict or not,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, May 27, 2016 10:45:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Kem Sokha ) : “I think the prosecutor will not issue any letter or warrant,” “According to the law, the prosecutor has no power or right to issue the arrest warrant [for Sokha], because my client has the privilege of parliamentary immunity” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:55:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “He sat in front of the judge, two court clerks and two of his lawyers but he declined all questions,” “He said his arrest was against the constitution as the parliament has not stripped him of his immunity” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:16:00 AM EAT



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attorney4.29%EN06/17/201617/06/2016
avocat1.43%FR02/11/201411/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Sam SokongEN98.46%
Sam SokongFR1.54%


 
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Sam Sokong

Last updated on 2017-09-26T13:06+0300.

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Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Sam Sokong said ( about Rong Chhun ) : "Rong Chhun told the court that it is his right to express opinions about social issues," External link

digitaljournal Friday, January 15, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Rong Chhun ) : "Rong Chhun told the court that it is his right to express opinions about social issues," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, January 15, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “We submitted the request urging the court to intervene with the authorities through the enforcement of court summons or by any other means that would make it possible for my clients to be present at the hearing,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “I think that, according to the law, my clients haven’t been charged with any offence yet. They are still at the accused stage. But the court seems to presume that my clients have committed an offence,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, September 28, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "but the charges have not been dropped," External link

kualalumpurtimes Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "but the charges have not been dropped," External link

polandsun Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "but the charges have not been dropped," External link

irishsun Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “but the charges have not been dropped,” External link

voanews Sunday, September 27, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "This is very unjust for my clients," External link

mizzima Friday, September 25, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “This is very unjust for my clients,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "This is very unjust for my clients," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "This is very unjust for my clients," External link

afp-en Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “I want the BAKC to be independent and not under orders from any person, institution, or political party. Secondly, I want BAKC to be accepted locally and internationally. We want to connect with international lawyer associations and we want to defend our people outside of Cambodia,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, August 24, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “But in this case, the court has already closed the investigation and sent the case to trial. This means any additional investigation is unnecessary. Therefore, pre-trial detention is unnecessary and he should be released on bail,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, January 27, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “I am hopeful the court will drop the charge because I have studied his case and there is evidence that he has not committed a crime,” External link

phnompenhpost Sunday, December 1, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “But in this case, the court has already closed the investigation and sent the case to trial. This means any additional investigation is unnecessary. Therefore, pre-trial detention is unnecessary and he should be released on bail,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, October 28, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The printing of T-shirts for profit to support his family is not a crime and it is his right to freedom of expression and does not violate any laws. So the charge is not right. If the judge releases him on bail, it is the right option,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 11, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “I see his messages as criticism, but some of his words could be wrongly interpreted, such as ‘change’. What he meant was change through elections. The content of the messages did not carry any meaning to incite,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Sam Rainsy ) : “I will submit documents to defend Sam Rainsy and request the court fulfils legal requirements such as calling experts who can analyse the nature of the helicopter crash. This serves to establish whether it was an accident or if something else caused it,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, September 2, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The judges issued two decisions. One – rejecting the bail requests, and two – upholding the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision. The court allowed them to appeal against the decisions as the law permits,” External link

phnompenhpost Monday, September 2, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The judges issued two decisions. One – rejecting the bail requests, and two – upholding the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision. The court allowed them to appeal against the decisions as the law permits,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “But [the 26] are normal citizens and they did not criticise anyone or cause chaos or insecurity in the country,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, August 9, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The printing of T-shirts for profit to support his family is not a crime and it is his right to freedom of expression and does not violate any laws. So the charge is not right. If the judge releases him on bail, it is the right option,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 12, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “But [the 26] are normal citizens and they did not criticise anyone or cause chaos or insecurity in the country,” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “When authorities or the government are angry, they will file complaints and 100 percent of the time, the court has to take action in accordance with the complaints, whether or not they’re based on the law,” External link

voanews Sunday, March 17, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : "Phnom Penh court prosecutor decided to charge officially Mr Kong Mas of incitement and insulting," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, January 19, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Sam Rainsy ) : “I submitted an argument for this case. But I did not go to defend [Rainsy] because [my appearance in court] is not required [by law] as we had already submitted [defence] documents,” “I think the Supreme Court ruling to uphold the decision of the Appeal Court is unjust and not acceptable. I will discuss with my client and we will file a complaint to request a trial in the case if we have new evidence,” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, December 20, 2018 4:43:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “We take notes, and he tells us what he wants to be in the letter. He wants to illustrate he is innocent and the authorities violated his rights,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, October 3, 2017 2:36:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The interviewing room between lawyer and client is equipped with camera and sound recording,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, September 15, 2017 5:27:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The decision of the Appeal Court to proceed with the hearing is a decision that does not follow legal procedures and my client does not accept it,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, August 11, 2017 6:59:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “If we look at the legal procedures, the detention is not correct, because this case is not that complex,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 28, 2016 4:27:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “The charge is baseless, and I would request the court to drop the charge against my client,” External link

phnompenhpost Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:24:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “He has parliamentary immunity and it was not a red-handed crime, so he had a clear reason to not appear before the court,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, October 21, 2016 5:33:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “This offence is not a ‘red-handed’ offence, so we demand the parliament suspends or strips his immunity before they process the procedure,” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “My client said he has a permanent address and offered to deposit 5 million riel (about $1,250) to the court as guarantee to show that he will not flee,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, July 22, 2016 4:25:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “If we compare the action and punishment, they are not consistent,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, June 17, 2016 4:20:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “Our client is protected by Article 80 [of the constitution], and our client’s immunity has not been suspended or stripped,” External link

phnompenhpost Wednesday, June 15, 2016 3:39:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Kem Sokha ) : “I think the prosecutor will not issue any letter or warrant,” “According to the law, the prosecutor has no power or right to issue the arrest warrant [for Sokha], because my client has the privilege of parliamentary immunity” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, May 27, 2016 3:09:00 PM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “We will talk to the clients and decide whether to appeal against the verdict or not,” External link

phnompenhpost Friday, May 27, 2016 10:45:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said ( about Kem Sokha ) : “I think the prosecutor will not issue any letter or warrant,” “According to the law, the prosecutor has no power or right to issue the arrest warrant [for Sokha], because my client has the privilege of parliamentary immunity” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:55:00 AM EAT

Sam Sokong said : “He sat in front of the judge, two court clerks and two of his lawyers but he declined all questions,” “He said his arrest was against the constitution as the parliament has not stripped him of his immunity” External link

phnompenhpost Thursday, May 26, 2016 4:16:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
lawyer94.29%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
attorney4.29%EN06/17/201617/06/2016
avocat1.43%FR02/11/201411/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Sam SokongEN98.46%
Sam SokongFR1.54%


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