Cambodia

15 million people
820 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

News & Updates

Cambodia's prime minister must release garment workers who were detained during demonstrations and ensure the right to peaceful assembly, association and expression, urges Freedom House and key human rights groups.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law
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Asia-Pacific

Freedom House condemns the Cambodian police’s deployment of water cannons, tear gas, and smoke grenades against opposition protesters during rallies in Phnom Penh on Sunday, September 15.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Freedom of Association, Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law
Regions: 
Asia-Pacific
written by
Robert Herman
Vice President for Regional Programs
written by
Isabel Rutherfurd
Program Associate, Southeast Asia

The steep gains for the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in Sunday’s elections reveal increasing public discontent with the three-decade stranglehold of Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on political and economic power in the country.

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In a new report, Investing in Freedom: Democracy Support in the U.S. Budget, Freedom House examines the President’s FY 2014 request for democracy and human rights activities and urges Congress to fully fund the international affairs budget to support the achievement of strategic U.S. foreign policy goals.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Internet Freedom, U.S. Foreign Policy, United Nations
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, Americas

Signature Reports

Programs

Freedom House helps LGBTI rights groups in Southeast Asia to push back against the tide of intolerance.

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In Cambodia, Freedom House enhances indigenous expertise in conducting policy research and analysis on critical issues through targeted trainings and on-going capacity building.

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