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CAMBODIA: Report of a young Cambodian student on an Exchange Programme in Germany, 2011

Upon arriving in Germany, I saw that the roads are very clean, quiet with very little traffic jam. At that moment, my expression was, “Wow!” This is a developed country, and everything is ...

CAMBODIA: The culture of impunity and violence must stop

A Joint Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission Phnom Penh, 30th May 2012– We, Cambodian and International civil society organizations represented in this statement, condemn the use of ar...

CAMBODIA: CHRAC Condemns Grave Human Rights Violation Committed by the Government Authorities 

The Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC), a coalition of 22 NGOs, condemns the serious human rights violations committed recently by the armed forces of the Royal Government of Cambodia. Th...

CAMBODIA: AHRC condemns the lawless imprisonment of 13 women who were peacefully demonstrating to secure boundaries to their land

The Asian Human Rights Commission is shocked by the total disregard for fair trial by the Phnom Penh municipal court, which summarily sentenced 13 women activists who engaged in peaceful demonstration...

CAMBODIA: Joint statement condemning baseless convictions and violence against human rights defenders 

Shortly after a joint  statement condemning the violent and arbitrary arrest of 13 women from the Boeung Kak community, Housing Rights Task Force (HRTF), Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT), Equitable Cambodi...

CAMBODIA: Civil society urges authorities to arrest the shooter behind last month’s tragedy in Svay Rieng’s Manhattan Special Economic Zone 

A Statement from the Cambodia Civil Society forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission March 15, 2012 – We, the undersigned groups and individual members of civil society, are calling for ju...

CAMBODIA: CHRAC expresses grave concern about the work of ECCC’s co-investigating judges 

The on-going disagreement between the National and International Co-Investigating Judges at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) over the appointment of Judge Laurent Kasper-Ans...

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

On 29 December 2011, Mr Choung Chou-Ngy was charged under Article 565 of the 2009 Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia (the “Penal Code”) — “Provision of Means for Escape&#...

ASIA: Torture Prevention and Rehabilitation in Asia 

Danilo Andres-Reyes1 Obstacles in the implementation of norms & standards of rights in developing countries2 Reading from the abstracts of papers from other participants and guest speakers for thi...

CAMBODIA/MALAYSIA: Domestic workers face abuse — Extend labor protections to migrant women and girls at home, abroad 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you the following press release from Human Rights Watch Asia. Asian Human Rights Commission Hong Kong ———&...

CAMBODIA: Trial Chamber announces date for opening of the substantive hearing in case 002 

The Trial Chamber today announced that opening statements in the trial in Case 002 will commence at 9.00 a.m. on Monday 21 November 2011 in the ECCC Main Courtroom and continue over the following days...

CAMBODIA: After the resignation of the co-investigating Judge the issue of judicial independence needs to be addressed 

Siegfried Blunk, the International Co-Investigating Judge at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), resigned citing statements by the Cambodian government that could be perceived...

CAMBODIA: CCHR releases a Briefing Book on the Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations and the Shrinking Space for Civil Society in Cambodia 

A Press Release from the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Today the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), a non-aligned, independent, ...

CAMBODIA: Incitement allegation and suspension threat against CCHR and NRPG are without any basis in law and are further proof of crackdown on civil society 

A Press Release from the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Press Release – Phnom Penh, 6 September 2011 Today, 6 September 2011, it was reported...

ASIA: Widespread torture in Asia explained in a new video production

On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Pictures by the Wayside and the Asian Human Rights Commission, present explaining why torture remains a key problem in Asia. ...

CAMBODIA: CCHR condemns cowardly homophobic attack and police negligence amidst otherwise joyful PRIDE celebrations

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you the following press release from the Cambodian Center for Human Rights. Asian Human Rights Commission Hong Kong —&...

CAMBODIA: Civil society expresses concern over recent developments in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and urges the international community to speak out 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you the following press release from several civil society organisations of Cambodia. Asian Human Rights Commission Hong Kon...

CAMBODIA: Withdraw flawed draft NGO and association law revised draft does not address rights concerns 

Dear friends, We wish to share with you the following statement from a group of human rights organisations. Asian Human Rights Commission Hong Kong ————- A Statement from a gro...

CAMBODIA: CCHR releases Legal Analysis of the criminal convictions of Sam Rainsy 

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward to you the following press release from the Cambodian Center for Human Rights. Asian Human Rights Commission Hong Kong —&...

CAMBODIA: Freedom of expression and the point of no return 

Dear friends, We wish to share with you the following joint statement from the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) and Article 19 concerning freedom of expression. Asian Human Rights Commission H...