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Human Rights Day Celebrated

Civil society organizations, unions and citizens celebrated Human Rights Day in Phnom Penh on the weekend, but were not permitted to march through the streets and many opted to hold their celebrations in Freedom Park. On Saturday, Yang Kim Eng, … Continue reading

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Cambodian Rights Official Tries the Bait-and-Switch with U.N. Special Rapporteur

source: RFA Rhona Smith, the U.N. special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, got an earful from the country’s top human rights official on Tuesday, only he wasn’t talking about the situation in Cambodia. Cambodian Human Rights … Continue reading

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Cambodian Lawmaker Wants to Question Cabinet Ministers Over Kem Ley Murder

source: RFA The head of a Cambodian National Assembly commission wants two members of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s cabinet to answer questions about the investigation into the murder in July of popular government critic Kem Ley, RFA’s Khmer Service has … Continue reading

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U.N. Special Rapporteur Has a Lot on Her Plate in Cambodia

source: RFA A court in Phnom Penh gave a Cambodian lawmaker a stiff sentence for on-line criticism of a border dispute and a human rights activists was severely beaten just as the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Rhona Smith … Continue reading

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Black Monday Protests Continue

source ៈ khmertimes Nearly 20 members of the Boeung Kak community continued the 25th week of Black Monday protests yesterday in front of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, demanding the release of political activists and rights workers and asking the court … Continue reading

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Academic Visit to Cambodia by Mr Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Assembly and Association

Source:adhoc-cambodia.org | November 11, 2015 On 07 to 08 November 2015, Mr Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Assembly and Association, came to Cambodia on an unofficial academic visit. During his visit, Mr Kiai had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Judge the judges, NGOs say

By May Titthara,  Phnom penh Post 05 July 2013 For too long the rich and powerful have used the courts to intimidate those who thwart their agendas, a group of community and NGO representatives said at a press conference yesterday. … Continue reading

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