Relatives and supporters gather at memorial for murdered union leader Chea Vichea

Chea Mony, younger brother of union leader Chea Vichea, speaks during a commemoration of the 18th anniversary of the assassination of Chea Vichea in Phnom Penh, January 22, 2022. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Relatives, unions and civil society groups gathered Saturday on the 18th anniversary of the murder of unionist Chea Vichea to call on the Cambodian government to find the perpetrators and end a culture of impunity.

At 16th anniversary, unions criticize stalled investigation into labor leader Chea Vichea’s murder

Unions on Wednesday criticized the lack of action by a governmental committee set up in 2017 in part to investigate the murder of labor leader Chea Vichea, as gathered unionists and rights workers marked 16 years since his death.