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Indigenous Women in Cambodia encouraged to overcome unique challenges on International Women’s Day Thu 10 Mar 2022

Phnom Penh, 11 March, 2022 – The struggles of indigenous women in Cambodia, including aspects of early marriage and domestic violence, are unique and need specific legal protection.

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Protect the right to adequate housing for resettled communities says UN Tue 8 Mar 2022

Phnom Penh, 8 March 2022 – The right to adequate housing in Cambodia has not been fully respected, protected and fulfilled in relation to community relocation and resettlement – but new...

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Protection of civil society, media and human rights defenders needed now more than ever says UN after project launch Thu 17 Feb 2022

17 February, 2022 – With escalating worries from Cambodia’s civil society, media, and human rights defenders about the country’s shrinking civic space, today, the United Nations Country...

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Cambodia: Stifling new measures against striking workers are ‘unjustified’ – UN human rights experts Wed 16 Feb 2022

UN human rights experts* today criticised an ongoing COVID-19 quarantine imposed on striking casino workers in Cambodia, saying authorities must not disguise a crackdown on peaceful and lawful labour action...

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Cambodia: Data surveillance legislation is ‘repressive’, must not be implemented – UN experts Tue 1 Feb 2022

GENEVA (1 February 2022) – UN human rights experts* today urged Cambodian authorities to halt the planned implementation of data surveillance legislation, saying it is repressive and further undermines...

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Human rights work is not a crime, human rights defenders hear Mon 10 Jan 2022

January 10, 2022 - After 15 months in a 17 square metre prison cell shared with 20 other detainees, prominent union trade leader Rong Chhun was released...

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New social contract and human rights economy called for amid global pandemic on Human Rights Day Tue 14 Dec 2021

PHNOMH PENH (14 December, 2021) – Protection of human rights in the midst of a global pandemic that has revealed the vulnerability of social services in Cambodia – and elsewhere – must...

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