Parliament voted in 2012 to approve the agreement to send workers to Qatar, which has said it wants to hire some 33,000 Cambodian laborers.
Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) published a report in which it said that court proceedings in Cambodia against some 15 MPs over the last three years had contributed to a “climate of fear”.
Civil society groups in Cambodia have expressed concerns over increasing restrictions placed on them since the passage of laws governing NGOs and unions.
“It’s an organized performance and not true,” said Ley’s brother, Kem Rithisith.
UNHCR special envoy decries 'rising tide of nationalism'; fear of refugees, she says, is produced by ignorance.
Al Jazeera had tracked down friends and family members of the man suspected of killing Kem Ley, Oeut Ang.
In a speech on Friday, Hun Sen argued that wire tapping was carried out across the world, including by the U.S. And European governments.
Thailand’s seafood industry has supplied the global market with about $7 billion dollars annually.
Prior to her arrest, Vanny had been regularly taking part in the so-called Black Monday protests, a campaign former to call for the release of several human rights workers and an election official jailed on corruption-related charges.
Tammy Davis-Charles, the co-founder of Fertility Solutions PGD, was detained along with two Cambodians, Penh Rithy, 28, a commerce ministry official, and a nurse, Samrithchan Chariya, 35.
The two witnesses in court on Wednesday claimed not to recognize the accused.
The protesters said they have faced numerous difficulties since being forced to relocate.