‘An all-time low’: Cambodia’s search for peace and democracy continues

Cambodia has undergone a shrinking of democratic space and human rights in recent years, with this gathering pace again with the arrest of Rong Chhun and other activists in recent months. This Democracy Day, CCHR’s Chak Sopheap marks the occasion by outlining where the Kingdom is going wrong CHAK SOPHEAP SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 Published on… Continue reading ‘An all-time low’: Cambodia’s search for peace and democracy continues

Cambodia must restore political dialogue and cooperation

Adhoc officials Ny Sokha (right) and Yi Soksan are escorted out of a police vehicle at the Supreme Court, where their appeal for bail was denied last month in Phnom Penh. Several political crises have escalated in recent weeks, causing many to question the Kingdom’s capacity to hold a free and fair election. Hong Menea… Continue reading Cambodia must restore political dialogue and cooperation

Cambodia still fails to fulfil Paris Peace Agreements’ vision

A man holds a placard yesterday morning at the CNRP headquarters in Phnom Penh to mark the 25th anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords. Heng Chivoan (published on analysis and op-ed of the Phnom Penh Post, 24 October 2016)   Every year on October 23 we rightly celebrate the Paris Peace Agreements, which brought an end… Continue reading Cambodia still fails to fulfil Paris Peace Agreements’ vision

Cambodia needs to prioritise access to information law

(published on analysis and op-ed of the Phnom Penh Post, 18 February 2015) Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, wearing Guy Fawkes masks, stand outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2012. AFP Cambodia needs to prioritise access to information law Over the past few weeks, the government has repeatedly asserted its intention to introduce a… Continue reading Cambodia needs to prioritise access to information law