Cambodia

From Our Member LICADHO, Cambodia – Report on ‘No Punishment, No Protection: Cambodia’s Response to Domestic Violence’
5 December 2017 5:12 pm

As part of the Global Campaign of 16 Days Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which runs from 25 November to 10 December, FORUM-ASIA member Cambodia League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) is publishing a new report titled ‘No Punishment, No Protection: Cambodia’s Response to Domestic Violence’. It presents evidence of the failure [ Read more ]

Cambodia: Threat to Close Down Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR)
27 November 2017 6:53 pm

(Bangkok, 27 November 2017) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM‐ASIA) strongly condemns the latest attempt by the Cambodian authorities to silence critical voices. The threat of Prime Minister Hun Sen against the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), one of the country’s main groups advocating for human and civil rights, is [ Read more ]

Cambodia: The End of Democracy
17 November 2017 4:18 pm

(17 November 2017, Bangkok) The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM‐ASIA) deplores the dissolution of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the Supreme Court of Cambodia yesterday. The judiciary in Cambodia is closely controlled by the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and has been increasingly used to stifle the fundamental freedoms of the [ Read more ]

Joint Statement – CSOs Call for Immediate Release of Mother Nature Cambodia Activists Hun Vannak and Doem Kundy
14 November 2017 3:48 pm

We, the undersigned Cambodian and international civil society organizations (CSOs), call for the immediate release of Hun Vannak and Doem Kundy, environmental activists affiliated with the recently deregistered NGO, Mother Nature Cambodia (MNC), who have been wrongfully detained for over two months on spurious charges. We are deeply concerned by the arbitrary nature of their [ Read more ]

Joint Open Letter Requesting to Reconvene the Paris Conference on Cambodia
23 October 2017 9:59 am

Mr. António Guterres, Secretary General, United Nations Mr. Joko Widodo, President, Republic of Indonesia (Co-Chair of the 1991 Paris Conference on Cambodia) Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President, The French Republic (Co-Chair of the 1991 Paris Conference on Cambodia) 23 October 2017 Re: Request to reconvene the Paris Conference on Cambodia, in light of the Cambodian government’s [ Read more ]

Press Conference – Human Rights and Democracy Crisis in Cambodia: Time to Act
16 October 2017 11:24 am

Press Conference – Human Rights and Democracy Crisis in Cambodia: Time to Act 10:30-12:30 on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT) Event is free and open to the public The event will be livestreamed through www.facebook.com/FORUMASIA/   The human rights and democracy crisis in Cambodia has now reached historical proportions. Using [ Read more ]

Cambodia: Grave Concerns over Threats to Democracy in Cambodia
9 October 2017 6:01 pm

(Bangkok, 9 October 2017) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) strongly denounces the recent legal action taken by the Government of Cambodia against the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the country’s main opposition party. On 6 October 2017, a petition to dissolve the CNRP was filed with the Supreme Court on [ Read more ]

UN Human Rights Council Puts Cambodia Under Scrutiny ahead of 2018 Elections
29 September 2017 7:16 pm

(Bangkok/Geneva, 29 September 2017) In passing its biannual resolution on Cambodia today, the UN Human Rights Council took the additional step of authorising the UN to prepare a report on the country in the next six months, ahead of the July 2018 elections. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is expected [ Read more ]

HRC36 Oral Statement on the Situation of Human Rights in Cambodia
28 September 2017 11:37 am

36th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 10: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Cambodia  Oral Statement Delivered by Ahmed Adam on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Wednesday, 27 September 2017 Mr. President, FORUM-ASIA notes the report of the Special [ Read more ]

HRC36 Side Event: Cambodia – A Human Rights Crisis
19 September 2017 12:56 pm

  Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2017 Time: 11:00 – 12:00 Venue: Room XV, Palais des Nations, Geneva This event is co-organised by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Article 19, CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), [ Read more ]