Cambodia Campaigns

Cambodia: “Vortex of power” deprives Cambodians of right to political participation | Joint Statement to the UN Human Rights Council

 Full .pdf statement (EN) See the video of the Interactive Dialogue. See LRWC's statement at 01:02:34. Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10: General Debate Date: 6 October 2021 Speaker: Catherine Morris Oral Statement to the 48th Session of the UN Human Rights … [Read more...]

Cambodia: No Justice at five year anniversary of Kem Ley’s death | Joint Statement

Full pdf joint statement  9 July 2021 Today, in advance of the fifth anniversary of the unlawful killing of prominent political commentator and human rights defender Kem Ley, the 45 undersigned organizations reiterate their call for the Cambodian authorities to create an independent … [Read more...]

Cambodia: COVID-19 measures must respect, protect, and fulfil human rights

Full pdf statement | Full statement below Cambodia: COVID-19 measures must respect, protect, and fulfil human rights  Place people and their human rights at the centre of emergency responses Statement 7 June 2021 Introduction: Cambodia’s harsh COVID-19 measures highlight the need for … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Discard the Sub-Decree on the Establishment of the National Internet Gateway, set to detrimentally impact human rights online in Cambodia | Joint Statement

Full PDF (ENG) JOINT STATEMENT Discard the Sub-Decree on the Establishment of the National Internet Gateway, set to detrimentally impact human rights online in Cambodia Phnom Penh, 18 February 2021 – We, the undersigned national and international non-governmental organizations and … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Lack of independent courts and misuse of laws to crackdown on dissenters | Oral video statement to UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF (ENG) See video recording  of LRWC statement See the full Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapport on Human Rights in Cambodia Video Intervention: Check against delivery Organization: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item: Item 10: Interactive Dialogue, Special Rapporteur on … [Read more...]

Cambodia: 4 Years On, No Effective Investigation into Kem Ley’s unlawful killing

Full PDF (ENG) Full PDF (ខេមរភាសា) July 9, 2020 Cambodia: 4 Years On, No Effective Investigation into Kem Ley’s Unlawful Killing: Appoint Independent Commission of Inquiry, Seek UN Assistance Today, on the fourth anniversary of the killing of prominent political commentator and human … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Civil society seeks changes to State of Emergency Law to comply with international human rights law | Joint Statement

Full PDF (ENG) | Full PDF (Khmer) Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada on 13 May 2020 endorsed a joint statement of more than 60 Cambodian civil society organizations and community groups outlining concerns about Cambodia's recently passed State of Emergency Law and calling on the Royal Government of … [Read more...]

Cambodia: Failure to Fulfill International Human Rights Obligations | Joint Oral Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Live stream video, Chapter 21, 00:57:36 Full PDF Statement Check Against Delivery Organizations: Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), and International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) Item: Item 10 – Interactive dialogue on the Report of … [Read more...]

Cambodia: The Roots of Cambodia’s persistent rights violations: Impunity of the powerful | Statement to the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

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Cambodia: UN Human Rights Council should address human rights crisis in Cambodia | Joint letter from 26 NGOs

Full text of the joint letter (.pdf) 30 August 2019 To Members and Observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council Re: UN Human Rights Council should address human rights crisis in Cambodia at its 42nd session Dear Excellency, The undersigned civil society … [Read more...]