Two European rights groups are calling on Prime Minister Hun Sen to stop using the courts to punish his critics, in what they called an “end of year crackdown” on activists.
Some 50,000 Cambodians are thought to be working in Malaysia, either legally or illegally, earning between $135 and $200 per month.
In a letter to the ministry, the union says Mfone intends to prevent them from working, which is a breech of the labor law.
An estimated 50,000 Cambodian workers, legal and illegal, are thought to be working in Malaysian households, factories and restaurants, earning between $135 and $200 per month.
The new film is an attempt to inform Cambodians, especially those in rural areas, about the dangers of sending their daughters to work in Phnom Penh or abroad.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court ruled in December to jail Yorm Bopha, an activist from the embattled neighborhood of Boeung Kak lake, for three years.
Over the last year, families that were evicted from the neighborhood have lived in tents outside the city, far from businesses, health care, schools and clean water.
The refugee office has seen its operations vastly reduced after the influx of Montagnard refugees tapered off in recent years, following a change in the way the US grants asylum.
Protesters say the assailant was in fact Chhouk Bandith, but the courts have dropped charges against him.
Brother of slain activist Chea Vichea said he no longer believes the judiciary can provide justice for the murder of his brother.
Demonstrators against the Boeung Kak lake development gathered in front of the Phnom Penh court on Monday, demanding charges dropped against a woman and her husband who are activists against forced evictions.