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UPDATE (THAILAND/CAMBODIA): Update on Sok Yoeun 

Dear friends On 28 November 2003, the Appellate Court in Thailand ordered the extradition of Cambodian national Mr. Sok Yoeun, 67, who is a political prisoner and prisoner of conscience, to Cambodia. ...

THAILAND/CAMBODIA: A 67 year old political prisoner, Sok Yoeun faces extradition to Cambodia 

Dear friends The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is gravely concerned that the Appellate Court in Thailand ordered the extradition of Mr. Sok Yoeun to Cambodia on 28 November 2003. Mr. Sok Yoeun ...

CAMBODIA: Riots and violent confrontation over Labour disputes 

CAMBODIA: Riots and violent confrontation over Labour disputes Riot police in Cambodia seriously assaulted the labour rights of workers on 13 June 2003 when they fired into a crowd of several hundred ...

CAMBODIA: Ten years after UNTAC, not an inch of progress in Cambodia’s rule of law

The total destruction of the Thai embassy and businesses in Phnom Penh on January 29, widely reported by the international media, does not come as a surprise to anyone who has worked on the Cambodian ...

TORTURE AND CYANIDE: A RESPONSE TO : IS TORTURE EVER JUSTIFIED

TORTURE AND CYANIDE: A RESPONSE TO “IS TORTURE EVER JUSTIFIED” — Basil Fernando, AHRC Note: The following letter, dated 14 January 2003, was written to the Economist magazine in repl...

CAMBODIA: Parliamentarian threatened in the street by armed military officer

On September 29 a military intelligence officer used his gun to threaten the life of an opposition parliament openly in a busy street in Phnom Penh. As yet no action has been taken against this office...

Cambodia: Commune Violence at Ong Snoul District, Kandal Province

AHRC UA 990408 Cambodia 08 April 1999 <br> ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION URGENT APPEAL <br> <br> Mr. Chham Chan Deun, a member of the Sam Rainsy Party, was killed. He was killed on M...

Cambodia: Update: Court Releases Two Human Rights Activists on Bail

On 20 January 1999 the Cambodian Court of Appeals this morning overturned a Sihanoukville Municipal Court Order and granted bail to two human rights campaigners from LICADHO (Cambodian League for Prom...

Cambodia: Two Human Rights Activists Arrested for Action Against Dumping of Toxic Waste

21 December 1998, Mr Seng Sok Kim and Mr Meas Minear, both staff of the Cambodian League for Promotion of Human Rights [LICADHO] were arrested by police. Mr. Seng Sok Kim is the Sihanoukville Coordina...

Cambodia: Monks Shot by Troops

The ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION urge you to take immediate action on the Cambodian situation. The Asian Human Rights Commission has been informed by Cambodian Human Rights and Development Associatio...

Cambodia: An Appeal for Quick Recounting of Votes

Just a month ago, 26 July 1998, Cambodia help its elections for the National State Assembly. Immidiately after the counting ended on the 27th, two opposition parties made complaints to the National El...

Cambodia: Two Prisoners Suffering from AIDS

Prom Mean Rith, 34 years old, male – HIV test on 19 November 1997 Sar Ka Sem, 29 years old, male – HIV test on 19 November 1997 Prom Mean Rith and Sar Ka Sem are two prisoners in PJ Prison...

Cambodia: Chua Sakhon Re-Arrested and Three Appeal Court Judges Suspended

3 January 1998 the police rearrested Chua Sakhon, a military police commander and a member of Prince Norodom Ranariah’s royalist FUNCINPEC party. He was in a U.N. vehicle accompanied by several ...

Cambodia: Srun Vong Vannak Sentenced to 13 Years in Jail

Srun Vong Vannak, a member of the opposition Khmer Nation Party (KNP) and the party’s chief of security, was sentenced to 13 years in jail – a decision that took the judge only 10 minutes to re...

CAMBODIA: A lawyer has been charged with aiding the escape of his client who is an opposition party activist 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal from Cambodia Centre for Human Rights regarding charging a lawyer with aiding the escape of a client, who is an oppos...

FORWARDED APPEAL (Cambodia): A media journalist was arbitrarily arrested after being accused of defaming the Government 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding a statement issued by the Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC), a coalition of 18 prominent Cambodian local NGOs, regard...

WORLD: Please intervene in the attempt to remove UN Special Procedure mandate holders 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward an appeal received from Amnesty International regarding the draft decision by some governments to remove UN Special Procedure m...