A recent surge in the number of people being arrested for expressing themselves online, along with related threats by senior government officials, threatens freedom of expression in the Kingdom of Cambodia (“Cambodia”).
This Fact Sheet is written by the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (“CCHR”), a non-aligned, independent, non-governmental organization that works to promote and protect democracy and respect for human rights – primarily civil and political rights – throughout Cambodia. The views expressed by the internet users in the cases discussed here are not necessarily endorsed by CCHR
This legal analysis considers whether the ongoing attacks on and persecution of the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar constitute genocide, as defined by the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention).
This legal analysis prepared for Fortify Rights.
Two years after the disappearance of Sombath Somphone on the evening of 15 December 2012, the directors from across the global Amnesty International movement write to express their deepest hopes for his safe return.
This briefing paper provides an assessment of the overall situation of indigenous peoples in relation to their right to media, access to information and freedom of expression as emphasized in article 16 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). It aims to draw the attention of and to provide recommendations to policy makers, donors and activists/journalists on the lack of these rights for indigenous peoples that deprive them of channels to voice out their concerns and participate in shaping the social and political agenda in ASEAN countries.
The fact sheet contains the work of AICHR from 2008 to 2013, presented by AICHR at the First AICHR Regional Consultation with Stakeholders, in Jakarta, 29 April 2014.