Alternative Dispute Resolution Study Trip to Indonesia

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Between December 10 and December 15 2014, four ADHOC staff traveled to Indonesia (Lampoung province, Sumatra) to learn about the experiences of an international partner regarding Alternative Dispute Resolution. ADHOC staff who traveled to Indonesia where Mrs. Chhan Sokunthea, head of Women, Children’s and ADR Section, Mr. Ny Sokha, program officer of the ADR Section, Mrs. […]

Two Cambodian women who trafficked by brokers to China will repatriate


According to the press release of the Ministry of foreign Affair last week, there are 12 Cambodian refugees are going to meet Cambodian embassy in China at KorngChov. The four women are intervening by ADHOC to Department of Anti-Human Trafficking of Ministry of Interior and intervention to Ministry of Foreign Affair and international cooperation to […]

6th Asian Human Rights Defenders Forum

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6th Asian Human Rights Defenders Forum Situation of the Human Rights Defenders in Cambodia By Ky LATT – Head of Land Rights Section, Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) Manila, 4th December 2014 – The Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) has a unique geographical coverage in Cambodia, with offices in 24 of […]

A wife was killed by her husband

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A wife, Keav Kim Hean, 42 years old, was killed by her husband, on 27 November 2014, at 6:10 pm at Houy Seng’s house (61 years old), 2 village, Treng Troying commune. The victim and her 11 years old son and 10 years old daughter live at 5 village, Treng Troying commune, Phnom Sroch district, […]

A 4 year old girl was nearly beaten to death by her step-father because her face reminded him of her biological father


On 27 September 2014 a 4 year old girl, O.S.P., was nearly beaten to death by her step-father, Mr. D.V.N, 26 years old, worker at Thnorl Bek village, Kar Krov Sankat, Doun Koe town, Takao province. Mr. D.V.N claimed he had simply reprimanded his 4 year step-daughter for playing too close to the road. He […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution Expert visit organized by ADHOC


Between 17th-22th November 2014 Mr. Robert Porter and Mr. Syarif Abadi, experts from Tilburg University’s Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Civil Law and Conflict Resolution (TISCO), based in the Netherlands, visited ADHOC. TISCO is providing technical support for the development of ADHOC’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program. In this light the experts interviewed ADR communities, local authorities, […]

Joint Statement: Arbitrary arrests in Boeung Kak 1

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Phnom Penh, November 19th 2014 – The Housing Rights Task Force (HRTF), Building Community Voice (BCV), the Cambodian league for the promotion and defense of human rights (LICADHO), the community legal education Center (CLEC), the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC), and the Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC) condemn the arbitrary arrests and expedited trial of M. Ly Srea Kheng and his daughter Ms. Ly Seavminh on the late afternoon of November 18th 2014. The family is involved in a land dispute with the Khun Sear Import Export Company, in the Boeung Kak 1 area in Phnom Penh and already encountered death threats, attacks and many intimidations.

On the morning of November 18th 2014, M. Ly Srea Kheng was arrested by the police at his home in the capital’s Tuol Kork district. His daughter, Ms. Ly Seav Minh, 23, was also arrested at around 4:00pm, in front of the Phnom Penh court while she was trying to find the whereabouts of her father.