Sixth National Advocacy Conference co-organized by ADHOC

Working together for Natural Resource Government and the Implementation of the National Strategic Development Plan: On the 22nd-23rd of November 2011 ADHOC co-organized the 6th National Advocacy Conference, which this year was on the topic of “Working together for Natural Resource Government and the Implementation of the National Strategic Development Plan”. The conference was meant […]

Brief Update on Case of Pen Bunna and Chhay Thy, ADHOC Human Rights Defenders

On 16 November 2011, Mr. Loch Loa, investigating judge at Rattanakiri Provincial Court, pronounced the termination of the judicial investigation of Mr. Pen Bunna and Mr. Chhay Thy, provincial staff of Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC).

Human Rights Program’s Objectives

The systemic lack of protection of human rights in Cambodia arises from long-standing impunity for human rights violations, very serious shortcomings in the rule of law and slow legal and judicial reform, with dramatic setbacks in press freedom, misuse of the judiciary to silence government critics, and imposition of strict new restrictions on peaceful protests. In a major step backwards, a new law on demonstrations passed in October 2009 bans public protests of more than 200 people, citing the need to safeguard “public order and security.” It also requires protest organizers to seek advance permission and bans protests in front of or inside government buildings and factories.

International partners

The Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association with a French acronym (ADHOC) emerged out of a scratch in December 1991 soon after the Paris Peace Agreements of October 23, 1991, bringing the four factional fighting parties to a peace agreement. Since then, ADHOC has sought support either from National, Regional or International communities to reach its […]

Regional partners

The Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association with a French acronym (ADHOC) emerged out of a scratch in December 1991 soon after the Paris Peace Agreements of October 23, 1991, bringing the four factional fighting parties to a peace agreement. Since then, ADHOC has sought support either from National, Regional or International communities to reach its specific […]

National partners

The Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association with a French acronym (ADHOC) emerged out of a scratch in December 1991 soon after the Paris Peace Agreements of October 23, 1991, bringing the four factional fighting parties to a peace agreement. Since then, ADHOC has sought support either from National, Regional or International communities to reach its […]

Vision and Mission

ADHOC’s Vision A society that respects human rights and law. ADHOC’s Mission Strengthen the capacity of ordinary citizens, enable them to defend their own rights and lobby and advocate for better governance and full respect for human rights that every citizen can practice. ADHOC’s Goals To strengthen the capacity of ordinary citizens to claim their […]