Cambodia Campaigns

Cambodia: International Law Duties to Investigate Serious Human Rights Violations | Report

Full PDF Version | Full Word Version Cambodia: The Duty to Investigate outlines international law and principles on the State duty to effectively investigate and remedy violations of the internationally protected right to life. These laws and principles support the recent call by five UN Special … [Read more...]

Statement: Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, 31st Session of the UN Human Rights Council | Joint Statement

The following joint oral statement by Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada and Asian Legal Resource Centre was submitted but was among the statements of  eleven NGOs that could not be delivered during the Interactive Dialogue with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Oral Statement to the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council : Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia | Oral Statement

Full text .pdf Check Against Delivery Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10 - Cambodia Date: 29 September 2015 Speaker: Mr. Gavin Magrath Oral Statement to the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), a … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations | Joint letter from 40 INGOs

Full PDF Version Forty NGOs including LRWC, call on the government of Cambodia to immediately withdraw the draft Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations (LANGO) submitted before the National Assembly and scheduled for a vote in mid-July 2015. See a letter to the Cambodian government … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Withdraw Draft Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations | Joint Letter

Full PDF Version (Khmer) | Full PDF Version (English) See background and a letter from eleven human rights groups dated 29 May 2015 Thirty-three NGOs call on the National Assembly of Cambodia to immediately withdraw the draft “Law on Associations and Non-Government Organizations” which … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Rights Groups Urge 44 governments to seek Cambodia’s withdrawal of Draft NGO Law | Joint letter

Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada was among eleven international human rights organizations calling on 44 foreign governments and the European Union to press the Cambodian government to withdraw a proposed law that would severely limit the rights of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Cambodia. In a … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Civil Society Organizations Call for the Release of 12 Land Rights Defenders Imprisoned for Exercising Their Fundamental Freedoms | Joint Statement

Full PDF Version (English) | Full PDF Version (Khmer) 30 civil society organizations joined in advance of International Women’s day, to call for the immediate release of 12 Boeung Kak Lake land and housing rights activists imprisoned since May 2012 for exercising internationally protected rights to … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Judicial Harassment and Arbitrary Detention of Lor Peang Community Activists | Letter

Full PDF Version 2 September 2014 H.E. Hun Sen Prime Minister Office of the Prime Minister Phnom Penh, Cambodia Fax: +855 23 36 06 66 / 855 23 88 06 24 (C/o Council of Ministers); email: leewood_phu@nida.gov.kh; cppparty@gmail.com H.E. Sar Kheng Deputy Prime Minister and … [Read more...]

Event: International human rights, the Rule of Law and Cambodia’s Election Conflict | 23 April 2014

Poster (.pdf) Safeguarding the Independence and Integrity of the Bar, Courts and Tribunals: International Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Cambodia's Election Conflict Victoria April 23, 2014, noon to 1:15 pm Barristers’ Lounge, Victoria Courthouse, 850 Burdett Ave., Victoria, BC No … [Read more...]

Oral Statement to the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council: Human Rights Defenders under threat in Bangladesh and Cambodia | Statement

Full pdf version Date: 10 March 2014 HRC section: Agenda Item 3 Speaker: Ms. Vani Selvarajah Oral Statement to the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) & Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L), non-governmental organizations in special … [Read more...]