Human rights

Civil and political rights

Decision on the establishment of fake news monitoring committee

On March 11 2020, the Ministry of Information issued a Decision on the establishment of a fake news monitoring committee. The committee’s task is to monitor the spread of fake news and misinformation on social media, to respond to the public in a timely manner, ...

Ministry of Information

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Joint statement: Civil society organizations call for all baseless charges against journalists to be dropped

On 22 December 2019, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) alongside CamboJA and 35 other organizations has released a joint statement to urge the Royal Government of Cambodia to take concrete action to ensure that the right to freedom of expression is respected and ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights

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Statement of the Royal Government of Cambodia on further steps to strengthen democracy and political space

On 03 December 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has released a statement on further steps to strengthen democracy and political space. The ministry has underlined the position and further steps to be taken to uphold the Royal Government of Cambodia’s aforementioned ...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Cambodian civil society groups condemn ongoing attacks on freedom of the media

On May 09 2018, the undersigned of 79 civil society groups, condemn the latest blow to press freedom in Cambodia, with the opaque sale of The Phnom Penh Post, and the new owner’s immediate interference in the paper’s editorial independence, which compelled 13 senior staff and reporters to ...

Cambodian Center for Human Right

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UN experts say constitutional changes in Cambodia impinge on democracy

On 20 February 2018, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva has posted a news release to express the grave concern of their experts regarding the proposed changes to Cambodia’s Constitution which impose far-reaching limits on democracy a head ...

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Press release for launching ceremony of challenges to independent media 2017

With financial and technical supports by the European Union and DanChurchAid Cambodia Office, the Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM) is pleased announce that CCIM is going to release a report of Challenges to Independent Media in Cambodia 2017 on Wednesday morning, February 21, 2018 ...

Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM)

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Local EU statement on the political situation in Cambodia

EU Heads of Missions in Phnom Penh believe that it is in the interests of Cambodia, and in the interests of long-term stability in the country, for there to be elections that command the confidence of the voters, and that allow the people of Cambodia ...

European Union in Cambodia

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Draft Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations

The National Assembly of Cambodia convenes its 4th plenary session on Monday, 13 July 2015, from 8:00 a.m., to discuss and adopt the draft Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations. ...

Secretariat General of National Assembly

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Clarification on the draft Cybercrime Law

In response to the public concerns over the draft Cybercrime Law, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications is pleased to clarify that 1-the legislative process of this law is in the phase of consolidating documents, 2-cybercrimes through information and communications technology (ICT) cover cross-cutting areas ...

Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

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Going offline? The threat to Cambodia’s newfound internet freedoms

On World Information Society Day, LICADHO releases its report “Going offline? The threat to Cambodia’s newfound internet freedoms,” describing the vital importance of the internet for freedom of expression in Cambodia and the imminent threat that this last bastion for independent voices now faces. ...

LICADHO

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