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27 January 2014 | Cambodia

Failing Cambodia human rights record reviewed at UN as crackdown on protests continues

Failing Cambodia human rights record reviewed at UN as crackdown on protests continues A coalition of human rights groups urged the international community to address the increasingly severe crackdown on free speech in Cambodia, during the country's Universal Periodic Review at the UN in Geneva.
24 September 2013 | Cambodia

Cambodia's government and donors urged to act to prevent escalation of violence

Cambodia's government and donors urged to act to prevent escalation of violence Gravely concerned at the Cambodian authorities' repeated use of excessive force to suppress the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression, five NGOs call on Cambodian and foreign governments to take immediate action to prevent the human rights situation from deteriorating further.
6 September 2013 | Cambodia

On eve of demonstration, Cambodia urged to respect right to peaceful assembly

On eve of demonstration, Cambodia urged to respect right to peaceful assembly Cambodian authorities should not discourage or prevent people from enjoying the right to freedom of peaceful assembly, whether through threats, intimidation or the use of unlawful force, civil society organisations stressed on the eve of a CNRP peaceful assembly.
19 July 2013 | Cambodia

Free media crucial for free and fair elections in Cambodia

Free media crucial for free and fair elections in Cambodia Over 50 member and partner organisations of FORUM-ASIA and SEAPA have released an open letter raising serious concern about recent developments in Cambodia, as the country gears up for the National Assembly Elections on 28 July 2013.
27 June 2013 | Cambodia

Joint submission on Cambodia to UN Universal Periodic Review

A joint submission to the UN UPR process of Cambodia focuses on the country's compliance with its international human rights obligations in respect to freedom of expression.
22 February 2013 | Cambodia

Cambodian lawyers banned from granting interviews without prior consent

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.
7 September 2012 | Cambodia

Call for release of Cambodian activist and broadcaster

Call for release of Cambodian activist and broadcaster As trial proceeds, over forty IFEX members urge the Cambodian government to drop charges facing detained rights defender and broadcaster Mam Sonando.
7 September 2011 | Cambodia

Country's first human rights portal wins innovation award

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.
8 March 2011 | Cambodia

Publisher determined to pursue good journalism despite challenges

Publisher determined to pursue good journalism despite challenges
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.
16 February 2011 | Cambodia

More setbacks for freedom of expression

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.
12 January 2011 | Cambodia

Four IFEX members and other human rights organisations call for thorough review of proposed NGO law

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.
1 December 2009 | Cambodia

Human Rights Watch submission to UN highlights free expression issues in the country

United Nations member states should express concerns about the dramatic deterioration of freedom of expression in Cambodia, Human Rights Watch said today.
22 July 2009 | Cambodia

Four IFEX members, allies express concern over deteriorating free expression environment

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."


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