Cambodia’s shrinking civic freedoms slammed

Global rights watchdog CIVICUS has blasted the long-ruling regime of Prime Minister Hun Sen in Cambodia for ongoing violation of basic rights that continues to shrink the state of civic freedoms in the country.

In the latest report released on Sept. 20, CIVICUS has called on Cambodian authorities to halt its persecution of activists, trade union activists, the opposition, and others and end all restrictions on fundamental freedoms.

The group has also called on the international community to put pressure on the Hun Sen regime to respect and protect human rights through the UN Human Rights Council and also directly, ahead of the 2023 national elections.

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