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Salem-News.com (Jan-09-2014 07:32)
Cambodia: Trade Union Leader and Human Rights Defender Mr Rong Chhun Issued with Court SummonsWilliam Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com
Immediately and unconditionally drop all charges against Rong Chhun as they are solely motivated by his peaceful and legitimate work in defence of human rights. —William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com
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Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com is concerned that the summons received by Rong Chhun as well as the threats to revoke the license of the CITA are directly related to their peaceful and legitimate activities in the defence of human rights, in particular labour rights, as well as to the exercise of the legitimate right to peaceful assembly, and sees this as an attempt to put an end to these activities.
Salem-News.com (Jan-09-2014 05:18)
Cambodia: Arrests and Ongoing Detention of Human Rights Defenders Messrs Vorn Pao, Theng Savoeun and Chan PutisakWilliam Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com
Nationwide strikes demanding better wages for garment workers have been met with violence by the Cambodian security forces.
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On 8 January 2014 the Cambodian Center for Human Rights received confirmation that human rights defenders Messrs Vorn Pao, Theng Savoeun and Chan Putisak, as well as seven other individuals, are being detained in Correctional Centre 3 (CC3) in Kampong Cham Province.
Salem-News.com (Jan-03-2014 11:46)
Cambodia: Ongoing Threats Against Human Rights Defender Mr Ou VirakWilliam Gomes,Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com
Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com, William Nicholas Gomes shared concern about the Ongoing threats against human rights defender Mr Ou Virak.
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Over the past three weeks, human rights defender Mr. Ou Virak has been receiving a number of death threats as well as threats of violence against his family.
Salem-News.com (Sep-22-2013 01:49)
Rohingya in Cambodia as Asylum SeekersSalem-News.com
A brief statement of the Rohingya in Cambodia: Chris Lewa, founder and director of The Arakan Project visited Cambodia in 19 may 2010 and returned after three days.
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Ibrahim shah – It is learnt accurately by our correspondent that about 32 Rohingya people in Cambodia are in dire situation who fled Burma desperately to escape discrimination of the Burmese Buddhist majority regime and finally reached there since 2010.
Salem-News.com (Nov-24-2012 18:35)
Cambodia: Civil society Events Disrupted by Authorities Ahead of ASEAN SummitLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
Calling the Cambodian govt out over violations of rights.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Nov-08-2012 12:41)
Statement by the Press Secretary on the President Traveling to AsiaSalem-News.com
Additional details about the trip will be released at a later date.
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The following statement was released today, we had reported in recent days that Obama would visit Rangoon, and now that has been confirmed by the White House.
Salem-News.com (Oct-21-2012 17:43)
Cambodia: Free Human Rights DefendersLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
Messrs Ou Virak, Pen Bonnar, Chhay Thy and Sok Ratha, all questioned over land rights activism.
Four Cambodian land rights activists were have been summoned and questioned by police for their advocacy.
Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2012 14:46)
Cambodia: Stop Any Judicial Actions Against Mr. Chan SovethLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
Cambodia seeks to jail a Human Rights Defender, our Human Rights Ambassador contacts the government representative in UN.
After its long history of Genocide and years of self-destruction, Cambodia's political leaders must join the modern world and adhere to international laws that protect human beings from heinous political persecution.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2012 02:25)
Joint Letter Calling for Dismissal of Phnom Penh Deputy Police Chief Phuong MalaySalem-News.com
Cambodia is a party to the UN Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women; yet police are still allowed to abuse and torment female victims.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2012 17:38)
Mending Fences in LaosRalph E. Stone Salem-News.com
More than 20,000 people have been killed by the bomblets and more than 98 percent of known cluster bomb victims are civilians with 40 percent of these children.
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Earlier this month U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first high level U.S. official to visit Laos since the Vietnam War.