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One week campaign to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day 2022 under the theme, "Journalism Under Digital Siege"

On 26 April 2022, ActionAid issued a press release on one week campaign to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day 2022 under the theme, “Journalism Under Digital Siege”.The World Press Freedom Working Group, formed by 26 institutions including NGOs, journalists’ associations, and CSOs, have jointly ...

ActionAid

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Outcomes of the meeting between H.E. LUY David, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia

On 29 March 2022, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a press release on the outcomes of the meeting between H.E. LUY David, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn, Special Rapporteur on ...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Intellectual property and youth: innovation for a better future

On 23 February 2022, the Ministry of Commerce issued a notice on intellectual property and youth: innovation for a better future.The Department of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Commerce would like to inform the public that the Ministry will organize a youth video competition ...

Ministry of Commerce

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Severe violations of the labour rights and basic freedoms of the trade union at NagaWorld Limited

On 01 December 2021, Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) issued a joint statement on severe violations of the labour rights and basic freedoms of the trade union at NagaWorld Limited. Trade union confederations, federations, associations and civil society organisations ...

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

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ANZ launches human rights grievance mechanism in a first for the global banking sector

On 03 November 2021, the Equitable Cambodia issued a press release on ANZ launches human rights grievance mechanism in a first for the global banking sector.Australia’s ANZ Bank launched a Grievance Mechanism Framework to evaluate and respond to human rights related complaints associated with its ...

Equitable Cambodia

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Redress Cambodia's human rights situation before establishing an NHRI

On 24 August 2021, Cambodian Center for Independent Media issued a joint statement on redressing Cambodia’s human rights situation before establishing an NHRI. In light of the ever-worsening human rights situation in Cambodia, the undersigned civil society organizations, trade unions, associations and communities, are deeply ...

Cambodian Center for Independent Media

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Cambodia’s progress in the field of human rights highlighted at the human rights council

On July 15 2021, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations at Geneva issued a press release on Cambodia’s progress in the field of human rights highlighted at the human rights council. The Human Rights Council ...

Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations at Geneva

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CCHR to launch its human rights education platform: free of expression

On July 11 2021, Cambodian Center for Human Rights issued a media alert on launching its Human Rights Education Platform: Freedom of Expression, with three online modules related to freedom of expression in order to build the public’s knowledge on the right to freedom of ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights

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Launch of consultation process of the Draft Law on the organization and functioning of the national human rights commission of Cambodia

On 08 July 2021, Cambodian Human Rights Committee issued a press release on launching of consultation process of the draft law on the organization and functioning of the national human rights commission of Cambodia.The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC), in collaboration with the office of ...

Cambodian Human Rights Committee

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Outcomes of the Meeting between His Excellency PRAK Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, and Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia

On 01 July 2021, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation-Cambodia issued a press release on the outcomes of the meeting between His Excellency PRAK Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, and Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn, ...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation-Cambodia

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Announcement on the access to information and dissemination of information in restricted zones

On 04 May, 2021, the Ministry of Information has posted an announcement on the access to information and dissemination of information in restricted area during the COVD-19 pandemic. The announcement stated that all media and journalists can no longer broadcast news from inside the restricted ...

Ministry of Information

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Joint letter: three UN human rights experts expressed concern over the Law on preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19 and other severe and dangerous contagious diseases

On 03 April 2021, the United Nations Human Rights in Cambodia issued a joint letter that the three UN human rights experts expressed concern over the Law on preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19 and other severe and dangerous contagious diseases. By concerning the ...

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia

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Press Release: CamboJA publishes its first “Cambodian Journalism Situation Report 2020”

On 29 March 2021, the Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA) issued a press release on the firstly launching “Cambodian Journalism Situation Report 2020” which showcases the first annual record of reported the frequency of harassment cases against journalists, documented by CamboJA since its inception, who ...

Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA)

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Statement of permanent mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN office and Geneva in general debate on agenda item 10 on the technical cooperation “right to reply to the delegation of Finland”

On 23 March 2021, the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN office and Geneva issued a statement in the general debate on agenda item 10 on the technical cooperation “right to reply to the delegation of Finland”. Cambodia ambassador and the ...

Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN office

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Statement: CamboJA calls on authorities to bring perpetrators attacking on journalist in Siem Reap and calls for justice

On 16 March 2021, the Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA) issued a statement calls on authorities in Siem Reap to bring perpetrators attacking Khmer Empire News who is named Pran Sean to justice. This is not the first time that journalists​ who are playing a ...

Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association

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Joint Statement: Environment Ministry should stop arresting and harassing forestry activists

On 09 February 2021, LICADDO has post a joint statement on their official social media site on the the call for Environment Ministry should stop arresting and harassing forestry activists. This statement is posted following the release of 5 forestry activists. According to the joint ...

LICADHO

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CCHR releases a new briefing note on business and human rights: Corporate accountability in land rights violations

On 25 December 2020, Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) released a new Briefing Note on Business and Human Rights entitled “Corporate Accountability in Land Rights Violations”. This Briefing Note examines the challenges in holding corporations accountable for land-related human rights violations in the Kingdom ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)

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Press release: CamboJA concerned over conviction of radio station owner Sok Oudom

On 22 December 2020, the Cambodian Journalists Alliance (CamboJA) issued a press release which was seriously concerned over the conviction of yet another local journalist today for carrying out the important task of disseminating critical news to the Cambodian people. The Kampong Chhnang Provincial Court ...

Cambodian Journalists Alliance (CamboJA)

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Cambodia: UN experts alarmed by 'naming and shaming' of COVID victims

On 11 December 2020 – UN human rights experts expressed alarm at the decision by Cambodian authorities to allow the publication of personal information about individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, which is unnecessary under any circumstances, and a deplorable breach of privacy. ...

UN Special Rapporteur Cambodia

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Join Statement "Cambodia: Urgently Protect Prisoners from COVID-19"

On 09 December 2020 – Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) call on the Royal Government of Cambodia to take urgent action to safeguard the right to health of people in detention, prison ...

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

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