Category : Regional Partners

EU must demand an end to persecution of opposition during human rights dialogue

April 29, 2016 – The European Union (EU) must use the upcoming human rights dialogue with Cambodia to demand that authorities stop the harassment, arbitrary arrest, and imprisonment of opposition MPs, members, and their supporters, FIDH and its member organizations, the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) and the Cambodian League for the Promotion […]

Joint press release – ASEAN: Obama must demand progress on human rights during Summit

  Paris, 13 February 2015: US President Barack Obama must demand progress on human rights during the upcoming Summit with Southeast Asian leaders, FIDH and its nine member organizations from Southeast Asia urged today. President Obama will meet with leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states in Rancho Mirage, California, on […]

Joint Open Letter to the U.S. Secretary of State, John F. Kerry, on the occasion of his visit to Phnom Penh on 26 January 2016

The undersigned organisations to this joint open letter are appealing to Mr. John F. Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, to make any strengthening of bilateral relations with Cambodia contingent on significant progress in the promotion of democratic reforms and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.      John F. Kerry Secretary of State Department […]

Cambodia: Open letter to French President François Hollande ahead of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s visit

On the occasion of the anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreements and the upcoming visit to France by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, FIDH and its member organizations ADHOC and LICADHO, wish to convey their utmost concern over recent human rights violations in Cambodia. Such include the arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of environmental activists, political […]

Addressing the deteriorating human rights situation in Cambodia and ensuring that the United Nations retains its protection role and monitoring capacity in the country

  To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, 20 August 2015, Re: Addressing the deteriorating human rights situation in Cambodia and ensuring that the United Nations retains its protection role and monitoring capacity in the country Your Excellency, We urge your delegation to address the deteriorating human […]

JOINT STATEMENT: The Culture of Impunity and Violence Must Stop

Following the recent shootings, evictions and arrests, in particular relating to citizens and activists defending land, labor and natural resources rights, 139 Cambodian and international civil society organizations issue a Joint Statement on Impunity and Violence.

National Training on ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism on 13th-14th December 2011 at Le Royal Hotel, Phnom Penh

This year ADHOC and the Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC) jointly organized the national workshop on ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism for training of trainers from local NGOs, thanks to support from Forum-Asia.
The aims of the training were mainly to disseminate knowledge and to enhance skills of CSOs for engaging with the AICHR, ACWC and ASEAN as well as help establish local trainers and resource persons at a national level. This is especially important for 2012 as Cambodia will act as the chair of ASEAN.