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Ban on Assemblies, Marches and Demonstrations in Cambodia

Release Date : 10-January-2014
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Type : Factsheet
Source : CCHR

The recent decision by the Royal Government of Cambodia (the “RGC”) to issue an indefinite ban on all future demonstrations, assemblies, or marches, is disproportionate and violates the right to freedom of peaceful assembly. This, paired with the excessive use of force by security forces against demonstrations, is characteristic of the currently deteriorating human rights situation in the Kingdom of Cambodia (“Cambodia”).

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