Cambodia - IFEX Member Campaigns
The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia is moving to prohibit lawyers from giving radio and television interviews without its prior permission. Legal action would be taken against any lawyers whose public dissemination of information risks damaging the reputation of the legal profession.
As trial proceeds, over forty IFEX members urge the Cambodian government to drop charges facing detained rights defender and broadcaster Mam Sonando.
The award was granted to the Sithi portal in recognition of the role it has played in advocating for social change and promoting the civil and political rights of Cambodian citizens, using ICTs in innovative ways.
Despite having been imprisoned for a year because of his reporting, Hang Chakra told journalists gathered for a training that he will continue to practice critical journalism.
On the occasion of an official visit by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, ARTICLE 19 and CCHR call for an investigation into the systematic use of criminal legislation to silence voices critical of the government.
The groups say the draft law could have a negative impact on civil liberties and freedom of expression and would obstruct the work of non-profit organisations.
United Nations member states should express concerns about the dramatic deterioration of freedom of expression in Cambodia, Human Rights Watch said today.
SEAPA and its members and allies issued an open letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen, denouncing a "rapidly and palpably deteriorating environment for free expression in Cambodia."
Upload a photo with your message, and we’ll send a collage of all the images to land rights activist Yorm Bopha in prison, and to Cambodian authorities letting them know the world expects her to be freed.
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