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21 July 2020 Your excellency, We, the undersigned 33 civil society organizations, urge the Governments of Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, India, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom, and the…
Communities reiterate their calls for adequate housing rights and an end to land conflicts on World Habitat Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, October 5, 2015.

Appoint Independent Commission of Inquiry, Seek UN Assistance

July 9, 2020 Today, on the fourth anniversary of the killing of prominent political commentator and human rights defender Kem Ley, we, the 30 undersigned organizations, call on the Cambodian authorities to create an independent Commission of Inquiry to…
Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen
 Government Peace Building, No. 38
 Confederation Russia Blvd (110)
 Phnom Penh
 December 18, 2019
 Re: Cambodia’s Law on Trade Unions and Cases…
Cambodian workers gather to mark May Day at Tonle Sap river bank, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Some hundreds of workers staged a rally, demanding a better working condition

Re: Protecting Human Rights in Australia’s Foreign Policy

Dear Minister Payne,
 Congratulations on your reappointment as foreign minister. Human Rights Watch looks forward to working with you to make protection of human rights a strong pillar of Australia’s foreign policy.
To Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council
 Geneva, 20 August 2015,
 Re: Addressing the deteriorating human rights situation in Cambodia and ensuring that the United Nations retains its…
The undersigned organizations write to urge your government to publicly and privately call on the Cambodian government to drop plans to adopt a new law on non-governmental organizations and associations (“NGOs”). The draft law follows previous attempts,…
H.E. Hun Sen Prime Minister Royal Government of Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia March 17, 2015 Re: Human Rights Watch’s Cambodian Garment Workers Report Dear Prime Minister Hun Sen, We are writing in response to the public statement issued by the Ministry…
Washington, D.C., June 26, 2014   Hector Timerman, Foreign Affairs Minister of Argentina Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Foreign Affairs Minister of Brazil Heraldo Muñoz, Foreign Affairs Minister of Chile María Ángela Holguín, Foreign Affairs Minister of…

Letter to His Excellency Ith Sam Heng

April 29, 2014 H.E. Ith Sam HengMinister of Labor and Vocational TrainingMinistry of Labor and Vocational TrainingRoyal Government of CambodiaPhnom Penh, CambodiaVia fax: +85523881943 Re: Decline in union registration and proposed revision of Prakas 21…