Environmental activist Kroeung Tola plans to appeal the Mondulkiri Provincial Court decision ordering him to pay 40 million riel ($10,000) in compensation to O’Raing district governor Siek Mony and four million riel to the state for public defamation.
Thousands of garment workers blocked a major service road in Phnom Penh to demand unpaid entitlements, as worker advocates accused employers of using short term contracts to control staff, avoid bonuses and silence dissent.
Fifty members of the Free Trade Union of Workers of the Kingdom of Cambodia (FTUWKC) plan to gather on January 22 for a ceremony to pay respects to the late union leader Chea Vichea, who was shot dead 17 years ago on January 22, 2004, in Phnom Penh.
Four villagers who were tortured by police in Cambodia’s Banteay Meanchey province and the widow of a fifth man who died of his injuries have demanded tougher punishments for two military police officers who were sentenced to between four and seven years in prison for torture and murder in detention.
A Takeo fisherman, who witnesses say was beaten by fisheries patrol officers and is now near death at his home, was about to drown after jumping into the water and getting struck by a propeller, a Fisheries Administration official said on Wednesday.
The Siem Reap Provincial Court has concluded an investigation into rape charges and sent to trial a case against prominent activist monk Luon Sovath, who left the country after he was charged.
The Ministry of Interior and Transparency International Cambodia (TI Cambodia) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to extend the provisions of the framework for the School of Governance (SoG) phase II (2021-2025).
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Cambodia recognised six youth groups with Young Human Rights Champions 2020 awards for outstanding contributions to the promotion and protection of human rights and accountability.