Will 2015 be a year of change for Cambodia’s land rights crisis?

(published on analysis and op-ed of the Phnom Penh Post, 30 December 2014) Boeung Kak Lake activist Nget Khun, calls to community members from a window at Phnom Penh Municipal Court last month after she was detained by authorities.Vireak Mai   Earlier this month, in Prey Sar prison on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, I sat […]

Political judiciary versus an independent judiciary in Cambodia

(published on analysis and op-ed of the Phnom Penh Post, 21 November 2014) Monks, activists and supporters take part in a protest at Phnom Penh’s Prey Sar prison earlier this week to demand the release of 17 imprisoned activists, monks and opposition members. Vireak Mai Political judiciary versus an independent judiciary in Cambodia Fri, 21 […]

Death by Association

Despite unprecedented numbers taking to the streets to demand a better future, union rights continue to take a battering in Cambodia By Chak Sopheap, published on September issue of Southeast Asia Globe. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) recently found Cambodia to be one of the worst countries in the world for labour and union rights. Only […]