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Cambodia: Prisons Potential COVID-19 Epicenters

Reduce Overcrowding by Releasing Low-Risk and Vulnerable Prisoners.

Cambodia: Emergency Bill Recipe for Dictatorship

COVID-19 Crisis Pretext for Hun Sen to Seek Unlimited Powers, Go After Critics.

Cambodia: COVID-19 Clampdown on Free Speech

Cambodian authorities should stop arresting people for expressing concerns about COVID-19’s impact in Cambodia and claiming they are spreading so-called “fake news,” Human Rights Watch said today.

Cambodia: Environmental Activists Harassed

Cease Using Abusive Investigations, Laws to Silence Critics.

Cambodia: Drop Case Against Opposition Activist

The Cambodian government should ask the Court of Appeal to quash the conviction and order the release of Kong Mas, Human Rights Watch said today.

EU Partially Suspends Trade Preferences

Hun Sen Responsible for Decision Because of Worsening Human Rights Situation.

Opposition Leader’s Trial Blocked to Public

Permit Media, Rights Monitors at Kem Sokha Hearings

Cambodia: Drop Charges Against 2 Journalists

Bogus Radio Free Asia Case Drags On

Cambodia: Repression of Opposition Increases

The Cambodian government stepped up its crackdown on political opposition members and activists over the past year, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020.

Cambodia: Drop Charges Against Journalists

Trial of 2 Ex-Cambodia Daily Reporters Part of Broader Media Crackdown.

Cambodia: Access to Information Bill Falls Short

Needs Revisions to Comply with International Standards.

Cambodia: Drop Charges Against Opposition Leader

EU Should Press for Dismissal of Kem Sokha Case.

Cambodia: Drop Case Against Opposition Leader

EU Should Demand Restoration of Kem Sokha’s Political Rights.

Cambodia: Wave of Opposition Arrests

Governments, Donors Should Demand Release of Political Prisoners.

Former Opposition Official Detained

Cambodian authorities for the first time invoked a discredited 2017 Supreme Court ruling to arrest a former opposition official in Kampot province, Human Rights Watch said today.

Cambodia: Activists Charged for Participating in Memorial

Cambodian authorities should drop all charges and release people arrested for commemorating the third anniversary of the killing of the political commentator Kem Ley, Human Rights Watch said today.

Cambodia: Holding a Media Summit Without Media Freedom

Participants Should Call for Free Expression, Press Freedom.

Cambodia: Over 145 Opposition Members Summoned

End Renewed Crackdown on Dissolved Party

Cambodia: Investigate Land Activist’s ‘Disappearance’

Preah Vihear Authorities Should Urgently Produce Sum Moeun.

Thailand: Don’t Return Cambodian Dissident

The Thai government should not forcibly return the dissident Rath Rott Mony to Cambodia, Human Rights Watch said today. There are strong reasons to believe that Mony would face politically motivated prosecution, wrongful detention, and ill-treatment in Cambodia.