Monthly Archives: December 2005

>Kem Sokha Arrest Photos

> Please read following article by Ms. Theary Seng for details of the arrest.

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>CCHR’s Kem Sokha Arrested

>The following is a summary of events leading to the arrest of Mr. Kem Sokha, President of Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), provided by Ms. Theary Seng from Phnom Penh. Saturday, December 31, 2005Phnom Penh Human Rights Leader, Kem … Continue reading

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>Opposition leader convicted in flawed trial

>AMNESTY INTERNATIONALPublic Statement AI Index: ASA 23/007/2005 (Public)News Service No: 34622 December 2005 Cambodia: Opposition leader convicted in flawed trial Amnesty International strongly condemns the 18 month prison sentence imposed today on opposition leader Sam Rainsy by the Phnom Penh … Continue reading

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>U.S. Urges Cambodian Government To Uphold Freedom of Expression

> Defamation conviction of opposition leader Sam Rainsy shows negative trend Washington –The State Department is expressing concern about the conviction in absentia of Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy on charges of criminal defamation. In a December 22 statement, State … Continue reading

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>Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Statement Ahead of His Sentence

> The following is a statement we obtained in Phnom Penh. It was issued by Mr. Sam Rainsy, opposition leader, ahead of the sentence which will be issued against him by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, in regards to the … Continue reading

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>Amnesty International is deeply concerned about the existence of serious flaws affecting the Cambodian legal system

> [Translated from article published in French by Cambodge Soir] Brittis Edman is a researcher with the international organization for the defense of human rights “Amnesty International,” she is currently assigned to Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. She recently completed a … Continue reading

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>ICFTU Reaffirms its Support for Cambodian Trade Unionists Charged with Criticising Government

> Brussels 19 December 2005 (ICFTU OnLine): At a meeting with Chea Mony on 19 December in Brussels, President of the Cambodian trade union centre FTUWKC, ICFTU General Secretary Guy Ryder pledged to intensify pressure on the Cambodian government to … Continue reading

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