Cambodia: the Boeung Kak Lake Seven
February 13, 2015
The ‘Boeung Kak Lake Seven’, as they have come to be known, are a group of seven women land rights activists from the BoeungKak Lake community in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, more…
Cambodia: BoreiKeila Victims: Justice Overdue
October 10, 2014
October 6, 2014 Today as communities all over the world stand in solidarity for World Habitat Day, some 600 community members gathered at the National Assembly to demand ‘development for more…
Four activists from Boeung Kak Lake Community arrested
August 29, 2014
This morning at around 9.20am, four community activists from Boeung Kak Lake Community were arrested at Wat Chas, Chrouy Changvae district.
This morning approximately 100 land activists from Borei Keila, Lor Peang and Boeung Kak Lake communities marched to the Council of Ministers to submit petitions for the resolution of their more…
A Cambodian court on Friday convicted almost two dozen factory workers and rights activists for instigating violence during protests that rocked the government earlier this year, but in a surprise more…
A worker with the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) has been intimidated and received death threats while trying to document the plight of three families involved in a bitter more…
Ruling CCP Sees Threat in Civil Society Groups
March 17, 2014
When the ruling CPP and opposition CNRP sat down Monday for a third round of electoral reform talks, the ruling party took a surprising new direction in its policy priorities.
Cambodia: rally barred on women’s day
March 8, 2014
The Cambodian government should reverse its decision to refuse a permit to the Cambodian Women’s Movement Organization (CWMO) for a rally in central Phnom Penh, Human Rights Watch said today. more…
Ban foes undeterred
January 22, 2014
Eleven rights activists delivering petitions to foreign embassies yesterday morning were pulled into waiting vans by district security forces and detained before being released after questioning in the early afternoon.
23 Cambodian Labour Rights Activists Arrested
January 7, 2014
When Prak Sovanny asked prosecutors where she could find her husband, detained since his arrest at a protest on Thursday, they told her to ask police. When she inquired with more…