Civil society groups and associations released a public statement on Tuesday expressing concern over the EU starting the process to withdraw Cambodia’s access to its “Everything But Arms” (EBA) scheme, as a delegation from the bloc landed in Phnom Penh the same day.
A senior Ministry of Interior official on Tuesday instructed municipal, district and commune authorities to set aside a specific time to hold forums with NGOs twice a year to show the willingness and commitment of sub-national administrations to address their concerns.
NGO the Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) on Monday released a statement condemning the arrest warrants filed last week by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against Mu Sochua and seven other senior officials of the Supreme-Court dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).
Civil society groups have urged Cambodians to use social media to promote good governance and social justice.
Social and political analyst Lao Mong Hay called on King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath to grant Cambodia National Rescue Party (CRNP) co-founder Sam Rainsy a royal pardon.https://bit.ly/2TZOCZc;