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2014 one of the ‘worst years’ for human rights
2014 one of the ‘worst years’ for human rights
PPP, 2015-01-30
Chak Sopheap, president of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, agreed that the human rights situation had “deteriorated markedly” last year. But she also cited encouraging developments, including unprecedented levels of public protests calling for change and newfound political dialogue between the ruling party and the opposition.
Cambodia court upholds convictions for land rights activists
Cambodia court upholds convictions for land rights activists
AFP, 2015-01-26
"It is a signal to other activists who dare to struggle for freedom of expression" that they will also face jail, Sopheap Chak, executive director of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, told AFP.
Cambodia: Human rights situation remains critical - CIVICUS interview with Chak Sopheap (CCHR)
Cambodia: Human rights situation remains critical - CIVICUS interview with Chak Sopheap (CCHR)
CIVICUS, 2015-01-23
CIVICUS speaks to Ms. Chak Sopheap, Executive Director of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), about ongoing restrictions on civil society organizations and human rights defenders in Cambodia since general elections held in 2013.
Peaceful Protest Turned Away From Freedom Park
Peaceful Protest Turned Away From Freedom Park
The Cambodia Daily, 2015-01-21
Chak Sopheap, executive director of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, said in an email Tuesday that not allowing a demonstration at Freedom Park defeated the point of the law. “Restricting a peaceful demonstration on the basis of its duration clearly conflicts also with the purpose of this law, which is to ensure the freedom of expression of citizens through the exercise of freedom of assembly,” Ms. Sopheap said.
Hun Sen: 30 years in power in Cambodia amid corruption, abuse and human rights violations
Hun Sen: 30 years in power in Cambodia amid corruption, abuse and human rights violations
Asia News, 2015-01-14
"The government has not been able to establish the rule of law and has not fought impunity" emphasizes Chak Sopheap, executive director of the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights in Phnom Penh.
Rights groups slam Cambodian PM as he marks 30 years in power
Rights groups slam Cambodian PM as he marks 30 years in power
Bangkok Post, 2015-01-14
Yet while Cambodia now enjoys relative stability, the authoritarian premier "has nurtured a system in which political power is based on alliance to the ruling party", said Sopheap Chak, executive director of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights in Phnom Penh.
VN wedding bells spark hope
VN wedding bells spark hope
PPP, 2015-01-09
Sidara Nuon, who works on the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity project at the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, said that because Vietnam is a “leading country” in Southeast Asia, “Cambodia will affected by this movement”.
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