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Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) call on the Royal Government of Cambodia to take urgent action to safeguard the right to health of people in detention, prison…
Map showing data on prison overcrowding in 18 out of 28 of Cambodia's prisons.
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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…
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.
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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…
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Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen Government Peace Building, No. 38 Confederation Russia Blvd (110) Phnom Penh Cambodia   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
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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. We attach a…
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His Excellency João Lourenço President of the Republic of Angola Re:  A Human Rights Agenda for the Angolan Authorities Your Excellency, We at Human Rights Watch, an independent organization that monitors and…
Angola's MPLA main ruling party candidate and defence minister, Joao Lourenco, shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote in Luanda, Angola, Aug. 23, 2017.
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Repeal of Decree on Associations No. 238 of 2017

H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith Prime Minister Prime Minister's Office, Vientiane Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Mr. Bounnhang Vorachith President President’s Office, Vientiane Lao People’s Democratic…
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Request for Cambodian Government to Create a Commission of Inquiry

Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Royal Government of Cambodia Phnom Penh Re: Request to Create a Commission of Inquiry into the killing of Kem Ley …
Tens of thousands of people attend a funeral procession in Phnom Penh for Kem Ley, a frequent critic of the government, who was shot and killed on July 10, 2016.
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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…
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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,…
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Vice President Joe Biden                              The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20500             RE: Human Rights Situation in Serbia  Dear Vice President Biden…