( 27-November-2016 / CCHR )
Through the analysis of quantitative data collected on women involved in land disputes throughout the country, this Report aims to shed light on the unique ways in which Cambodian women are affected by land conflict.
( 21-November-2016 / CCHR, ADHOC, CLEC, ACT,.. )
Mr. Ny Sokha, Mr. Yi Soksan, Mr. Nay Vanda, and Ms. Lim Mony, four senior staff members of the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (“ADHOC”), and Mr. Ny Chakrya, a former ADHOC staff member and current Deputy Secretary-General of the National Election Committee, have been detained in Phnom Penh since 28 April 2016. They are charged with bribery of a witness under Article 548 of the Cambodian Criminal Code, and Mr. Ny Chakrya is charged as an accomplice to the same crime.
( 21-September-2016 / CCHR )
This report research (the “Report”) documents human rights issues faced by transgender women in Cambodia’s urban center, and commends actions to secure their rights to equality, dignity, health and security. The report was produced by CCHR’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (“SOGI”) Project, launched in 2010 with the aim of empowering Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (“LGBT”) people and advocating for their rights in Cambodia.
( 15-September-2016 / CCHR )
Briefing Note entitled "Democracy Under Threat: Fulfilling the Promise of the Paris Agreements, 25 Years On" is released today to coincide with the International Day of Democracy 2016. The Briefing Note details how, over the past year, threats to Cambodian democracy have multiplied both in number and severity, as the upcoming elections exert an increasing influence on events. It also analyzes current threats to Cambodian democracy in the context of the Paris Peace Agreements, which entered into force 25 years ago.
( 06-September-2016 / CCHR )
In the Kingdom of Cambodia (“Cambodia”), approximately three quarters of the population depend on natural resources to support their livelihoods,4 relying on agriculture, forest products, and fisheries to subsist. Thus, the environment is particularly important for ensuring the fulfillment of human rights in Cambodia and as a result, any development project that may impact on the environment has the potential to seriously threaten the human rights of Cambodian citizens.
( 18-March-2016 / CCHR, ADHOC, CLEC )
Residents of Chork Cha village, cosisting of 180 families with 869 people (408 female), are Bunong indigenou people who have common ethnic, social, cultural, and economic unity. They practice thei customaruy lifestyle and cultivation of their land, which they have occupied with a tradition of collective land use. This community is in the process of registering their indigenous, collective land, and are now completing the second stage, in which the community has been recognized by the Ministry of Interior.
( 11-February-2016 / CCHR )
This Report examines the obstacles to registration of collective land for indigenous communities in Cambodia, based on data collected by the Project. It aims to highlight reasons for shortcomings in the implementation of land registration for indigenous communities, and identifies recommendations for all stakeholders that will promote better implementation, with a view to increased protection of indigenous land rights in Cambodia.
( 14-January-2016 / freeassembly.net )
The events of 2015 unfolded as another epic, global tug-of-war over the role that assembly and association rights play in our world today.
At certain times and in some places, they appeared inexorable – the lifeblood of citizen movements and a vehicle for the voices of ordinary people. At others, they were under siege, on the verge of going extinct.
( 24-December-2015 / ICNL )
The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) conducted a quick, initial review of the Kingdom of Cambodia's draft Trade Union Law (Draft TUL) of November 18, 2015. Our analysis focused solely on the freedoms of association, assembly and expression. Our preliminary analysis concluded that there are a number of problems with the Draft TUL.