The expansion of press freedom in the Kingdom, which has let the news industry grow rapidly, and led to democratic improvement and social development, is not without its dangers.
The government yesterday chastised the European Commission’s move to initiate a six-month “intensive monitoring” period of the country over perceived democratic and human rights setbacks, labelling the move “an extreme injustice” and “tantamount to acts of interference”.
Vice president of the Cambodian Human Rights Committee Chin Malin defends the country’s human rights track record.
French Senator François Grosdidier pledged to lobby European states to ease pressure on the government over perceived democratic setbacks and human rights violations, according to a government official.
In the coming two decades both the EU and Cambodia should base their relationship on an equal partnership.
The head of the Cambodian Human Rights Committee meets with representatives of the UN’s Human Rights Council.
Choosing selectively the term universality, is in itself a fundamental contradiction. If the implementation of universal principles is made in an ‘a la carte’ manner, then universality is dead.
Next week Cambodia’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) Universal Periodic Review (UPR) work group for the third time, the UNHRC’s press release from Friday (Jan. 25) stated.
In many cases, human rights defenders only focus on political rights and forget about massive violations of economic and social rights by governments and also corporations.
The Ministry of Defence has weighed in on drug trafficking but in the most familiar manner.
South China Sea, the Korean peninsula and human rights in Myanmar on top of APPF.
The Danish parliament passes a proposal to hold foreign criminals on a tiny island.
Violence against children is often an area that attracts little interest from decision makers. Cambodia has proven, for the best, to be an exception.
The US has no “moral authority” to criticise Cuba on human rights, Miguel Canel says.
During the 70th anniversary of Human Rights Day at Freedom Park yesterday, activists urged all governing bodies to pay closer attention to human rights in order to address challenges still being faced.
PM Hun Sen marks the 70th anniversary of Human Rights Day by saying the country fully promoted freedom of expression.
Chak Sopheap is chosen to receive this year’s Franco-German Prize for Human Rights.
Myanmar to respect UN’s Human Rights.
The Centre for Alliance of Labour and Human Rights has found that companies are annually increasing production targets for workers in tandem with the rise in minimum wages.
Human rights defender Chak Sopheap has been chosen by Germany and France to receive this year’s Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law.
Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, had her bail hearing Friday in the British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver, Canada. The hearing was adjourned with no decision made on bail, and will resume today.
Cambodia celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Saturday (Dec.8) at the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh.
Senior Minister accuses some powerful countries of using human rights as a tool.
Events: Design Thinking Workshop: The Future of Education and TVET – Celebrating Human
The US embassy is urging the gov’t to ensure that RFA and VOA resume their work.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday defended the government’s stance on the eviction of people illegally living in heritage sites.
Grassroots groups call on the UN rights envoy to look into cases of land grabbing.
A global coalition of grassroots groups has called on the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia to look into cases of land grabbing allegedly perpetrated by the state.
The United Nation’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia issued a statement on Friday calling on the government to work closely with NGOs and put human rights at the forefront of policy decisions in order to achieve sustainable development.
Rhona Smith calls on the courts to drop treason charges against Kem Sokha.