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UN rights experts call for immediate end to criminalization of activists in Cambodia

UN human rights experts called Monday for an immediate end to the systematic detention and criminalization of human rights defenders, as well as excessive use of force against them.

Cambodia National Assembly passes state of emergency bill due to COVID-19

The National Assembly of Cambodia passed a state of emergency bill on Friday due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill is now being sent to the Senate.

Cambodia accused of suppressing free speech amid COVID-19 outbreak

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday called on Cambodian authorities to stop arresting people for expressing concerns about COVID-19’s impact in Cambodia and claiming they are spreading “fake news.”