Josie Cohen, Senior Land Campaigner at Global Witness talks to VOA Khmer at Global Witness head office in London about land grabbing issues in Cambodia, November 19, 2015. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith called on leaders of the CPP and CNRP to restart political talks, following the ouster of opposition leader Sam Rainsy from parliament earlier this month.
States must ultimately be responsible for protecting their populations from “grave impunity by upholding the system of international justice,” ICC officials said in a statement.
oung politician like Kem Monovidya sees that 2018 will be a decisive year to shape the future of Cambodian politics because the ruling party has failed to live up to their promises or simply ignore voters' concerns.
Researcher Sirik Savina writes a reflection article discussing the legacies of Kate Webb and the Cambodian war on the 24th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement.
Civil society group see that stripping the opposition vice president of his senior post at the National Assembly on Friday has negative impacts on democracy and freedom of expression.
About 2,000 families were pushed off 19,000 hectares of land that was converted to plantation for sugarcane, which is processed into sugar used by Coca-Cola.
A recent report found that if women had the same chance to participate in the formal economy as men, it would add up to $28 trillion a year, or 26 percent, to the global economy by 2025.
Human Rights Watch linked Monday’s attack to a similar violence perpetrated by the CPP against the opposition in the 1990s, as documented by UN observers.
Each lawmaker spoke to VOA Khmer from the hospital, where they are being treated for serious injuries.
The law on NGOs has received widespread criticism, for fear that it will restrict freedoms of assembly, speech and other rights.
Ny Chakrya has been summoned to appear at Phnom Penh Municipal Court.
Attendees They proposed building more links through social media in order to help journalists from different countries to work together.
Susan Markham, USAID’s senior gender coordinator, spoke to VOA Khmer's Ten Soksreinith recently about the agency’s efforts to promote gender equality around the world.
“The Storm Makers” documentary illustrates how young women in rural Cambodia are lured into slavery.
That law will “restrict the freedom of NGOs in fulfilling their work in the status of human rights defenders,” Ny Chakrya said.
Rights groups say the government has failed to give compensation and prevent the victims of forced evictions from being dragged into poverty.
Extreme poverty in parts of Cambodia has forced many to seek illegal work in other Southeast Asian countries.
Over 170,000 families across the country were hurt by land disputes in 2014, according to a new a report by NGO Forum.
Currently, the government has undertaken a review of its land concession policy, reducing the lease period from 99 year to 50 years for some projects.