Tag Archive: Human Rights

At the speed of ‘justice’.

Originally posted on Sahrika:
By:Khouth Sophak Chakrya,Phnom Penh Post, 12  November 2014 Muncipal security guards arrest an activist Buddhist monk during a protest in front of Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday. AFP Seven…

Myanmar – No elections in 2015?

On October 1, 2014, President Thein Sein said: “If the ceasefire is not signed and political dialogue cannot start before 2015, the chance of political stability, transition and a general election in 2015… Continue reading

The headline of the day from Cambodia.

A customs official driving a vehicle that hit and killed a teenager driving a motorbike in Kompong Speu province on Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014, paid the family of the victim $1,500 at the… 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.

Cambodia refugee deal with Australia.

The refugee deal will bring $40m in Aussie aid. Cambodia will receive an additional $40 million over four years in return for resettling refugees from  Australian detention centers on the Pacific island of… Continue reading

Unlawful restrictions on Burmese citizens wishing to change their religion.

BURMA: DROP DRAFT RELIGION LAW, SAYS HRW. MAY 30, 2014   –   By Eurasia Review Burma’s parliament should scrap a proposed religion law that would encourage further repression and violence against Muslims and other religious… Continue reading

World Press Freedom Day 2014 in Cambodia.

UN Human Rights Official Wraps Visit, ‘Saddened’ by Violence  May 3, 2014  –  The Cambodia Daily   U.N. Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Flavia Pansieri wrapped up a five-day mission to Cambodia,… Continue reading

Death Sentence for Corrupt Vietnamese Bankers.

Vietnam’s punishment for corrupt bankers: Death. On June 29, 2009, upon conviction of running a Ponzi scheme that bamboozled investors of at least $18 billion, Bernie Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in… Continue reading

Vietnam jails ex-journalist over blog post.

A popular blogger sentenced to two years in prison as part of a crackdown on Vietnamese criticizing the communist government. A court in Vietnam has sentenced a former journalist to two years in prison for speaking… Continue reading

Phnom Penh – Highly questionable court verdicts.

Cambodian Court Issues Verdicts in Post-Election Violence Case The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has issued a verdict in a case against six people accused of post-election violence in September 2013. The court released… Continue reading