The labor movement won a small victory in wage disputes, earning a raise in the minimum wage from $100 per month to $128, but it has cost them much.
Rights groups want Cambodia to scrap two controversial dams on grounds they will profoundly damage people’s lives, livelihoods and environment
The positive responses come after an appeal from the International Labor Organization earlier this month, calling on global brands to help support the higher wages.
At least four groups of activists will take part in the demonstrations, Jan. 20 through Feb. 20, organizers said Monday.
Some 1,000 people have lost their land to the development of the plantations since 2010.
Families of garment workers killed by police in January 2014 unrest struggle to survive, seek justice
Earlier this year China announced plans to remove nine crimes from the list of capital offenses, including counterfeiting, fraudulent fund-raising and forcing others into prostitution
A group of Montagnard asylum seekers has reached the capital and individuals are being questioned by Cambodian authorities there, officials said Monday.
Countless demonstrations in recent years have been filled with women.
The group has been in hiding for at least seven weeks, putting them in an “extremely precarious” position, the UN agencies said.
Since 2000, more than 40,000 migrants have died while trying to cross borders; In 2014 alone, over 5,000 lost their lives.
The group of 13 Montagnards is reportedly in hiding, but UN teams have so far been unable to reach them.