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Civil Society Organizations urge His Majesty the King not to sign the LANGO
Released on 2015-07-30
We, the undersigned civil society organizations, are writing to urge your Majesty not to sign the proposed Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations (“LANGO”), and to call for your urgent intervention as the official guarantor of the constitutional rights and freedoms of all Cambodians, and of the international human rights treaties to which Cambodia is a party.
CCHR Open Letter to Senate of Cambodia: CCHR Requests Urgent Consideration of Amendments to the Draft LANGO or Rejection
Released on 2015-07-22
I am writing to you regarding the proposed Law on Association and Non-Governmental Organizations (“LANGO”) that will be discussed and voted by the Senate later this week. I wish to reiterate my grave concern and urge you to recommend substantive amendments to the law or to vote for its rejection.
Open Letter to Samdech Aka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia
Released on 2015-06-22
We, Women’s Groups from 6 Civil Society Organizations, working to promote gender equality in Cambodia, on behalf citizens and Cambodian women, would like to extend our appreciation to the Royal Government for the efforts to overcome all challenges to promote roles and the status of women in all sectors in Cambodia, especially through the introduction of a number of policies on gender mainstreaming including the Rectangular Strategy of the Royal Government, in which Angle No. 4 of the Rectangle 4 is on gender equality and the Cambodian Millennium Development Goals, which determine the number of women in leadership positions. In addition, Neary Ratanak 4, National Strategic Development Plan(2014-2018) and the National Action Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women (2014-2018) also highlight the importance of women in society.
CCHR Open Letter Regarding Addressing Land Disputes in the Kingdom of Cambodia
Released on 2014-08-21
I write to you regarding the speech you delivered on 18 August 2014 at the opening of the workshop on the national strategy for food security and nutrition 2014-2018. I welcome your commitment to find solutions to land disputes in the country. Land conflicts have been plaguing Cambodia for many years, affecting an important part of the Cambodian population. One can only agree that concrete solutions that address the root causes of the land conflict situation must be identified and implemented as soon as possible.
Land Reform
Open Letter Regarding the Implementation of the Law on Peaceful Demonstration
Released on 2014-08-18
The letter calls on His Excellency Sar Kheng to remind all relevant ministries and local authorities that no “permission” is required under Cambodian law to hold peaceful assemblies.
Response of the Senate of Cambodia to a complaint filed by the Cambodian Center for Human Rights
Released on 2014-07-07
In response to the above reference and subject matter, this is to kindly inform you that the Senate’s First Commission on Human Rights, Reception of Complaints and Investigation ("CHRRCI") has thoroughly reviewed the complaint submitted by CCHR and that the Legal Research Department of the General Secretariat of the Senate ("LRDGS")was assigned to conduct further research and analysis on the criminal charge of "defamation" under Article 305 of the Penal Code of Cambodia ("Penal Code")
Human Rights Defenders
Open Letter from CCHR to H.E Prak Sokhon, Minister of Post and Telecommunications, Concerning Draft Cybercrime Law
Released on 2014-04-28
The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (“CCHR”) is writing to express its serious concerns regarding certain provisions of the draft Cybercrime Law, a copy of which CCHR obtained after it was leaked to the public in early April 2014, and the Royal Government of Cambodia’s (the “RGC”) refusal to publicly release an official copy.
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