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Impunity | Free Expression & the Law | Cambodia

The Cambodian judiciary: Another political tool to repress dissent

In a series of recent arrests and unfair trials, the Cambodian judiciary has been used to repress human rights defenders rather than protect citizens' rights. Political interference and judicial harassment are deeply rooted in Cambodia, and were further entrenched earlier this year with the passing of three laws that increased executive control of the judiciary.

Free Expression & the Law | Freedom of Assembly | Cambodia

  • Cambodian civil society groups condemn arrest and conviction of protesters
  • Cambodian civil society groups condemn arrest and conviction of protesters

    Seven representatives of Cambodia's Boeung Kak Lake community were sentenced to one year in prison and a US$500 fine each after protesting over alleged deliberate drainage problems. Their arrest "is extremely worrying, especially when taking into account the fact that five of them were previously jailed for peaceful activism."

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