Aside from a major Human Rights Watch report outlining human rights abuses under Prime Minister Hun Sen in the past decade, other observers say Cambodia suffered in other ways—and there is little hope it will change in the near term.
While rights groups say abuse and corruption are hallmarks of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 30 years in power, everyday Cambodians are less likely to do so.
At least 15 babies were allegedly fathered by a wealthy 24-year-old Japanese businessman, Mitsutoki Shigeta
In an interview this week, Adams said the current government is unlikely to change, and that Cambodia’s best hope is at the grassroots.
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.