Cambodia: Use anniversary of rights defenders’ arrest to “FreeThe5KH”

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Police patrol in front of the Phnom Penh municipal court during a mass trial of more than 100 opposition members and activists, Cambodia, 26 November 2020, TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP via Getty Images

Cambodia urged to implement reforms before establishing a National Human Rights Institution

Civil society groups said the Cambodian government should first ‘redress’ the country’s human rights situation so that the planned establishment of a National Human Rights Institution will become truly “independent, effective and credible.”

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.