Human rights in Cambodia

People march along a road in Kampong Speu’s Samrong Tong district earlier this week in the lead up to International Human Rights Day. LICADHO Thu, 10 December 2015 Chak Sopheap Amid the high-profile human rights violations and chaos that characterise the current political climate in Cambodia, it may seem somewhat bizarre that we observe a […]

Imperfect pact: remembering the Paris Peace Agreement

From left: Khmer Rouge factions leaders Im Chuun Lin, Cambodian Premier Hun Sen, Dith Munty, Cambodian Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Ieng Mouly and Khieu Samphan applaud after signing the treaty that ended decades of civil war in Cambodia on October 23, 1991, in Paris. AFP Fri, 23 October 2015 Chak Sopheap On this day 24 years […]

Curtailing civil society in the Kingdom

Activists and members of civil society march through the streets of Phnom Penh on International Labour Day in 2011 to protest against the NGO law. LICADHO (published on analysis and op-ed of the Phnom Penh Post, 15 June 2015) Several laws currently under consideration are threatening to bring about the end of free civil society […]