Rights workers estimate that at least 150,000 people have been forced from their homes in Cambodia in the last decade.
The local people attributed this highly unseasonal and stupendous amount of water to Nelson Mandela's death, as in his Xhosa culture rains before a funeral mean the heavens are preparing to greet a great man.
Ngeth Moses, ICT coordinator for the Community Legal Education Center, told “Hello VOA” Monday that new tools are making it easier for so-called citizen journalists to emerge.
Brad Adams, Asia director for Human Rights Watch, called Hun Sen’s promises of improved rights in the country “the same old song.”
The people of the 21st Century are very fortunate to have had the influence of Nelson Mandela, a former ambassador says.
Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters and activists, including Buddhist monks, took to the streets Tuesday to mark International Human Rights Day.
Despite police warnings, security forces allowed the march to go ahead, preventing the kind of violent clashes that have marked many demonstrations in Cambodia in the past.
Countries around the world are marking International Human Rights Day.
Cambodian officials, rights workers and others joined in international mourning for Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa and a figure of peace and reconciliation.
Victims of land abuse, workers who want better rights, activists and monks are all taking place in a march that began Dec. 1 in various provinces and will converge on the capital Dec. 10.
President Jacob Zuma has announced death of national icon Nelson Mandela in a somber address
Cambodia needs to build new leaders to take over the country in the next generation, a leading rights activist says.