Never Forget Kem Ley

written by CHAK Sopheap, Executive Director, Cambodian Center For Human Rights  It was a very relaxing and fresh morning in Sihanoukville. I was driving down a road that ran alongside a peaceful beach with my husband. Suddenly, the phone rang, and I picked it up. It was my colleague, which worried me because I knew […]

‘A force more powerful’ book gift for 2014 International Peace Day

The theme of this year International Peace Day is “the Right of Peoples to Peace”, which is to mark the 30th Anniversary of the General Assembly Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace which means to recognise the promotion of peace is necessary for full enjoyment of all human rights. Peace should not be described as […]

Human rights, lest we forget

July 2014 Human Rights Spotlight: Human rights, lest we forget (published on analysis and op-ed of the Phnom Penh Post, 29 July 2014) Mam Sonando (centre), the owner of the independent Beehive radio station and a prominent government critic, and other activists run as military police officers disperse a demonstration in Phnom Penh in January. […]