Human Rights Watch also called on international donors to press the Cambodian government to reform its security forces and press for judicial independence.
Verdict in beating of Cambodian politicians seen as human rights litmus test.
Armed security forces surrounded the car of Cambodia's No. 2 opposition leader in an apparent attempt to apprehend him.
The statement came just days after Cambodian garment workers gathered to express their concerns over stagnated wages, forced overtime and low standards of living.
The decree, signed by Hun Sen on May 24, sets a June 4, 2017, date for the polls, which will come a year ahead of the next general election, due in 2018.
Amid increasing political tensions, the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party has called for a resumption of dialogue with the ruling Cambodian People’s Party.
Sam An, who holds American citizenship, was arrested in Siem Reap province on April 9 after he returned from the United States.
Despite making up half of the student population, only 14% of students in information technology in 2010 were female. Most of these women chose the subject without the clear end goal of working in the sector.
The projects will be supported by $130 million in concessional credits from International Development Association.
Government officials say limitations on freedom are necessary to avoid what they cast as the potential for catastrophic “color revolution” in Cambodia.
Located on the Thai-Cambodian border, Anlong Veng was one of the main redoubts of the Khmer Rouge after their regime was toppled in January 1979.
It serves as a reminder of the regime’s use of rail transport in its attempts to force Cambodians into the leadership’s vision of the country as an agrarian utopia.