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.

Husband kills his wife

On July 29th 2015 at 6:15 pm, Mrs. Ong Lorn, 38 years old, was killed by her intoxicated husband, Mr. Vong Keang, 44 years old, at Sre Romchong village, Sondann commune, Sondann district, Kompongthom province, in an act of jealousy. It has been established that Mr. Vong Keang became intoxicated and violent very often, whilst […]



The Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) organized the Press conference on launching report “WHOSE LAND?”. It reports on the land rights situation in Cambodia during 2014 and First Half of 2015. The Press Conference will be held on July 22, 2015 at  at the ADHOC Central Office, House no.3, Street 158 / […]

Broma’s Villagers Protest against Their People Arrest


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


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.

Wife killed by violent husband


On 14 July 2015 at 11pm, Mrs Kim Houn (age 40) was violently killed by her intoxicated husband, Mr Team Sok (age 25), at Samorn village, Chamnoum commune, Monkol Borey district, Banteaymeanchey province. In a state of intoxication, Mrs Kim Houn’s husband used a wooden stick to violently hit her, causing injuries on the left […]