NGOs call for release of jailed activists on muted Human Rights Day

Leading rights advocate Chak Sopheap speaks at a small gathering of activists in Phnom Penh on a largely quiet International Human Rights Day. Panha Chhorpoan

Sixty-seven civil society organizations and rights groups renewed a call to the Cambodian government to immediately stop its attacks against political activists, human rights defenders, journalists and dissenting voices, as groups marked a quieter-than-usual International Human Rights Day on Thursday.