The statement from Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) came as Rhona Smith encouraged Cambodians to work towards changing the political culture in the country.
At the end of her visit, Smith also called for the charges against two former reporters of Radio Free Asia to be dropped.
Russia Today’s 2017 documentary - “My Mother Sold Me” - depicted a young Cambodian woman selling her daughter’s virginity. The film went viral – but it wasn’t good news for Cambodian fixer, Rath Rott Mony, who worked for RT.
A UN refugee agency spokesperson in Thailand said careful consideration of the cases must be carried out as “not every asylum seeker is necessarily a refugee”.
It has been about nine years since Prum Vannak was rescued by a human rights organization but he said his memory of his time at sea is a wound that will never heal.
Having left Cambodia in October 2017, reporter Aun Pheap speaks to VOA about press freedom issues in the country.
With International Press Freedom Day marked May 3, journalists in Cambodia spoke to VOA about working in an environment of intimidation, harassment, and fear of arrest.
Forty red dresses hand outside of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC. VOA Khmer's Seourn Vathana narrates.
Wutty was in Koh Kong province with two journalists from the Cambodia Daily investigating alleged illegal logging by the company as it cleared land ahead of the construction of a hydropower dam.
Facebook users are shocked by a court battle between an 84-year-old matriarch and her 61-year-old daughter for control over prime location land in Sihanoukville.
At least 14 journalists have been killed in Cambodia since 1992, according to Reporters Without Borders.
In a speech in New York late last month, Cambodia’s defense minister, Tea Banh, said Cambodia was committed to internationalism, peace, and development.