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.
Civil Society, Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law
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.
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.
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Internet Freedom, U.S. Foreign Policy, United Nations
Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, Americas