members working in this country
- Most covered free expression issues in this country
This joint submission by ARTICLE 19, IPA, SEAPA, PEN International and others focuses on Cambodia's compliance with its international human rights obligations in respect to freedom of expression
The murder of popular political commentator Kem Ley, who had voiced many criticisms of the government, on 10 July 2016, remains unanswered. Authorities systematically denied Cambodians their right to peaceful assembly by suppressing protests and issuing a series of ad hoc bans on non-violent gatherings and processions.
Four senior staff members of the Cambodian Human Rights have been detained in Phnom Penh since April 2016. ￼