Social development

Joint statement: Release imprisoned activists and end crackdown against young Cambodians

On 09 September 2020, the undersigned civil society groups issued a joint statement condemning the arrests of seven young activists over the past few days, and calling for all charges against those imprisoned to be dropped immediately. The society groups urged the government to end ...

Civil society groups

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Press statement of the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN office at Geneva in response to Professor Rhona Smith, Special Rapporteur

On 08 September 2020, the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia issued a press statement to the UN Office at Geneva in response to Professor Rhona Smith, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, as to the nature of the kingdom’s ...

Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia

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Announcement on the measures on Nutrilatt milk brand products with B/N 487, 488, 536, 537, 538 and 539

On 03 September 2020, Ministry of Commerce has posted an announcement regarding the measures for Nutrilatt milk brand products with B/N 487, 488, 536, 537, 538 and 539. The decision is  followed by the recent finding of the lack of nutritious in the mentioned milk ...

Ministry of Commerce

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Joint statement: Civil society organizations call for the draft Law on Public Order to be immediately discarded

On 13 August 2020, the undersigned national and international organizations and communities issued a joint statement calling on the Royal Government of Cambodia (“RGC”) to immediately discard the repressive draft Law on Public Order and uphold its obligations under international human rights law. The draft law contains ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

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Announcement on the temporary suspension of all travelers from the Philippine from 13 August 2020

On 11 August  2020, the Inter-Ministerial Commission for Combating COVID-19 issued a press release on the temporary suspension of flights from the Philippines from August 13, 2020 onward. The decision is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and as the number of COVID-19 patients in ...

Inter-Ministerial Commission for Combating COVID-19

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Press release: Ministry of Justice calls on protesters requesting the ministry to drop the charge against Rong Chhun to stop action immediately before authorities take legal action

On 03 August 2020, the Ministry of Justice issued a press release informing the public and the international community about the implementation of legal measures against Rong Chhun in connection with incitement to cause serious social unrest. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice called ...

Ministry of Justice

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Joint statement: Drop all charges against arrested union leader Rong Chhun

On 03 August 2020, 141 undersigned civil society groups issued a joint statement to strongly condemn the nighttime arrest of Rong Chhun and call on the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to immediately drop all charges against the union leader ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

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Announcement on the revision of travel conditions for foreign travelers entry to Cambodia

On 04 August  2020, the Ministry of Health issued an announcement on the revision of the travel conditions for foreign travelers entry to Cambodia. According to the announcement, the revision aims to provide convenience to all passengers who have arrived or are planning to travel ...

Ministry of Health

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Announcement on the Instruction of the Royal Government of Cambodia on measures to continue to manage the impact on key economic sectors in the context of the crisis and to rehabilitate and promote Cambodia's economic growth in the post COVID-19 crisis

On 31 July 2020, The Royal Government of Cambodia has posted an announcement on the Instruction of the Royal Government of Cambodia on measures to continue to manage the impact on key economic sectors in the context of the crisis and to rehabilitate and promote ...

Royal Government of Cambodia

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Press release: Thai Appeal Court set to rule on Southeast Asia’s first transboundary class action into human rights abuses on Friday, 31 July, 2020

On 30 July 2020, the Equitable Cambodia Organization issued a press release informing that on Friday 31 July 2020, the Bangkok South Civil Court will deliver a landmark decision on an appeal for class action status in the case of Hoy Mai & Others vs. ...

Equitable Cambodia Organization

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Press release: Importing and distributing companies, and companies supplying products for infants and children in Cambodia

On 28 July 2020, the Ministry of Commerce issued a notification to all importing and distributing companies, and companies supplying products for infants and children to comply with the contents of the laws and legal documents that are currently in force in the Kingdom of ...

Ministry of Commerce

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Joint press release: CCHR, ADHOC and Solidarity Center published the fourth annual report of the Cambodia fundamental freedoms monitor

On 27 July 2020, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (“CCHR”), the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (“ADHOC”) and the Solidarity Center (“SC”) announced the release of the Fourth Annual Report of the Cambodia Fundamental Freedoms Monitor, produced by the Fundamental Freedoms Monitoring Project ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights, Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association and Solidarity Center

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Statement: Suspend development projects destroying the Tompoun/Cheung Ek wetlands

On 27 July 2020, the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), Cambodian Youth Network (CYN), Equitable Cambodia (EC) and Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT) jointly issued a report revealing human rights abuses and environmental devastation as private developments threaten to flood ...

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Instruction for sub-national authorities to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 during the upcoming holidays

On 17 July 2020, Ministry of Health has posted an instruction guideline to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 in the upcoming holidays to all sub-national authorities and all relevant actors. Those guidelines are as follow: 1 Choose a safe family reunion or safe family trip without ...

Ministry of Health

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Announcement on the results of the implementation of cash assistance program for poor and vulnerable families affected by Covid-19 in June

On 24 July 2020, the Ministry of Social Affairs, Disability, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation issued a notification on the results of the implementation of the cash assistance program for poor and vulnerable families by Covid-19 for June. 530,838 families which equivalent to 2,153,114 members have ...

Ministry of Social Affairs, Disability, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation

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Announcement on the temporarily suspension of​ flights from Malaysia and Indonesia

On 25 July 2020, the ministry of Health has issued an announcement on its official Facebook site on the temporary suspension of all international flight from 01 August 2020 until further notice. According to the announcement, the decision to temporarily suspended all flight from Malaysia ...

Ministry of Health

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Announcement on Chikunngunya Outbreak in Banteay Meanchey Province

On 23 July 2020, The ministry of Health has posted an announcement regarding the Chikunngunya Outbreak in Banteay Meanchey Province. According to the press release, health center doctors has diagnosed 168 patients (95 female)and 22 blood test (12 female) were collected for CHIK and  60 ...

Ministry of Health

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Press statement of the permanent mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office at Geneva in response to the news release of special rapporteur on promotion and protection of the right to freedom of expression

On 10 July 2020, the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office at Geneva made a response to the news release of Special Rapporteur on promotion and protection of the right to freedom of expression. The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom ...

Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office at Geneva

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Statement: Joint response to open letter on microfinance reports

On 16 July 2020, the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO), Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT), Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions (CATU), and Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights (CENTRAL) issued a joint response declining request from the Cambodia ...

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)

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Open letter to Cambodia League for Promotion and Defense of Human Rights, Cambodian Alliance of Trade Union, Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights and Sahmakum Teang Tnaut

On 15 July 2020, the Association of Banks in Cambodia and the Cambodia Microfinance issued an open letter to Cambodia League for Promotion and Defense of Human Rights, Cambodian Alliance of Trade Union, Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights and Sahmakum Teang Tnaut, ...

Association of Banks in Cambodia and the Cambodia Microfinance

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