Cambodia urged to adopt more reforms in third Universal Periodic Review

Recent articles in Cambodia

Bou Rachna, widow of the slain Cambodian political commentator Kem Ley, kneels in front of a photo of Ley, at a Buddhist temple in Melbourne, australia, 9 July 2021, WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images

Cambodia: After five years, still no justice for Kem Ley’s death

45 groups have signed a statement assailing the failure of the Cambodian government to conduct an independent probe regarding the death of prominent political analyst Kem Ley, who was killed in July 2016.

Fish farms and traditional floating villages on the Tonle Sap River, Cambodia, 26 March 2018, Mahaux Charles/AGF/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Cambodia: ‘End threats and persecution against independent journalists’

The Cambodian Center for Independent Media and the Cambodian Journalists Alliance have released a statement of concern after several VOD reporters were prevented by authorities from doing their work.

Jailed opposition members and activists sit in a prison truck in front of the Phnom Penh municipal court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 14 January 2021, TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP via Getty Images

Civil society groups urge Cambodia to release all prisoners of conscience

Several groups in Cambodia pressed for the “release all non-violent prisoners of conscience as a mitigation measure to minimize the risk posed by the spread of COVID-19.”