Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Monday a plan to transform a former battle site in Tbong Khmum province into a development hub, stressing his commitment to boosting bilateral cooperation with neighboring Vietnam.
Although LGBT persons’ rights are promoted by civil society organizations in Cambodia, they still face discrimination and exclusion from the workforce – especially in the private sector – as they are not protected by law.
Prominent Cambodian American lawyer and human rights advocate Seng Theary has been quietly transferred from prison in Phnom Penh to a facility in the far northern province of Preah Vihear, her lawyer said Friday.
Dozens of civil society groups marched to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s office on Thursday, where they submitted a petition urging him to complete the long-delayed draft Law on Access to Information and send it to the National Assembly for approval.
The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has filed a lawsuit against the opposition Candlelight Party’s vice president Son Chhay after he criticized the recent commune elections in the media, denying they were free and fair.