A Human Rights Defender Summoned to Court

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A human rights defender, Mr. Ny Chakrya, Head of Human Rights and Legal Aid Section for local human rights organization, ADHOC, known for his criticism of the judicial system in Cambodia was summoned to appear before the Prosecutor to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on 13 July 2015.

All Rallies against LANGO Barricaded

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Rallies, organized throughout Phnom Penh by community members, garment factory workers, trade union members, as well as staff of associations and human rights organizations, who in unison opposed a controversial draft law, intended to restrict the freedoms of expression, assembly and association of civil society, were blocked by dozens of security forces officers in the […]

Four Arrested Including Local Human Rights Monitor

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An ADHOC monitoring staff member and three young activists, forming part of the Mother Nature movement, were detained and sent to Chamkarmon district authority in the early morning of 25 June 2015 in a crackdown by the district’s security forces.

Kratie’s Villagers Continue Protesting in Phnom Penh

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More than 50 villagers embroiled in a land dispute in Kampong Damrei commune, Chhloung district,  Kratie province regrouped in front of the National Assembly on 22 June 2015 after arriving in Phnom Penh at the end of last month.

Former Imprisoned Land Activists Demand Justice

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Several dozens of former Boeung Kak residents and other communities in Phnom Penh gathered in front of the Phnom Penh court on Monday morning, demanding justice after they were unfairly sentenced and imprisoned for several months.

Ponhea Leu’s Village Residents Seek Intervention in Their Land Dispute

លោក កុយ ចាន់ថន ប្រជា​ពលរដ្ឋ​ម្នាក់​ក្នុង​ចំណោម​អ្នក​ភូមិ​ជាច្រើន​នាក់​ដែល​បាន​ឡើង​មក​ដាក់​ញត្តិ​នៅ​រាជ​ធានី​ភ្នំពេញ

On 15 June 2015, over 50 village residents from Kandal’s Ponhea Leu district marched to the National Assembly and the Office of Prime Minister Hun Sen to hand in their petition , seeking intervention in their land dispute with SKD.

Mondulkiri’s Authorities Pledge to Take Action against Deforestation

Local authorities in Mondulkiri’s O Reang district pledged to study the impact of deforestation made by Mega First Corporation Berhad (MFCB) in three different communities one day after 33 villagers had condemned the company and demanded the deforestation stopped.