Tag Archive: human rights Cambodia

Cambodian Parliament passes controversial election laws.

After seven months of talks between senior CPP and CNRP party leaders, Cambodia’s lawmakers attended a special session of parliament to vote on the two new elections laws.  Opposition leader Sam Rainsy asked… Continue reading

A kindly reminder for South East Asian leaders.

Each of the 30 articles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights expresses an inherent, non-negotiable right and freedom for all of humankind.

Rule of Law in Cambodia.

World Justice Project: 2014 Rule of Law Report. The Kingdom of Cambodia ranks globally 91st out of 99 countries, regionially 15/15.     Read more >>

Cambodia’s Violent Peace.

Cambodia’s government has got away with murder. Not the kind of genocidal slaughter conducted by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970’s. Nor the scale of killing that has roiled Syria, or that has… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – More violent crackdowns and evictions.

At least six people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in Phnom Penh on Valentine’s Day 2014. Security forces armed with batons and shields descended on the Borei Keila community, forcibly removing families… Continue reading

AHRC – Stop the Violence in Cambodia.

CAMBODIA: Stop the Violence: A Call for Release, Investigation and Reparation. A Joint Statement from 65 civil society organizations from Cambodia forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) We, the Cambodian and… Continue reading

Cambodia anti-trafficking efforts criticised.

Originally posted on Cambodia Unplugged.:
The US Department of State downgraded Cambodia in its annual report on human trafficking, and said Phnom Penh‘s reported efforts to combat trafficking had slowed from the previous…

Obama to visit Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand.

Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit Myanmar and Cambodia. Obama will also travel to Cambodia, a first for a U.S. president as well, and to Thailand during the Nov.… Continue reading

Cambodia: Radio Free Asia, Voice Of America warned by Government.

The Ministry of Information and Council of Ministers  summoned representatives from US government-funded radio stations for an unprecedented meeting to discuss the stations’ content, goals and level of professionalism. Radio Free Asia (RFA)… Continue reading

CAMBODIA: People in my village work as unskilled laborers abroad.

A deep personal insight into today’s life in rural Cambodia. An article by Ou Ritthy published by the Asian Human Rights Commission. At first, I could not recognize the group of noisy skinny… Continue reading