Category : Human Rights

Joint Statement: ADHOC, CLEC and LICADHO call for the immediate release of 17 activists and observers in Koh Kong

Joint statement ADHOC, CLEC and LICADHO call for the immediate release of 17 activists and observers in Koh Kong 2 September 2015 ADHOC, LICADHO and CLEC are outraged by the detention of 17 protestors, NGO staff and media workers in Koh Kong’s provincial police station and call for their immediate release. The 17 were detained […]

Over 100 Villagers Demand Authority to Release Three Mother Nature Activists

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On 19 August 2015, more than 100 villagers from Botumsakor and Kirisakor district in Koh Kong province attempted to enter the provincial prison in order to demand the provincial authority to release three Mother Nature activists, Sun Mala (age 23) Tri Sovikea (age 23), and Sim Samnang (age 28), who were arrested on 17 August […]

Monks Questioned Amid Protest

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In the morning of 19 August 2015, around 50 monks and other protesters gathered in front of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, demanding the court to the drop the cases against two Khmer Kampuchear Krom monks, who were arrested in early this month, and to release them immediately.

Human Rights NGOs Urge the Rejection of LANGO

Two human rights organizations called upon the Constitutional Council to reject the draft Law on associations and non-governmental organizations (LANGO) which was passed by the attending ruling party’s majority in National Assembly and Senate on 13 July and 24 July, respectively.

NGOs Approach King for Intervention

Almost 30 associations and organizations endorsed an open letter addressed to King Norodom Sihamoni, urging him not to sign the proposed Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations (LANGO), the official guarantor of constitutional rights and watchdog for the effective implementation of international human rights treaties, to which Cambodia is a party.

Broma’s Villagers Protest against Their People Arrest

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Several villagers from Brama village, Kampong Domrey commune in Kratie’s Chhloung district protested in front of Kratie Provincial Court, demanding the court to release Say Yim, 62, who was arrested on 20 July 2015.

Ratankiri’s Villagers Demand Their Neighbor to Be Released

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Some 100 villagers from Chey Udom commune in Lumphat district protested in front of the Ratanakiri Provincial Court on 21 July 2015, demanding the court to release Sai Ret (age 45), who was arrested on 20 July 21, 2015 on the basis of having been responsible for a violent attack that occurred three years ago.