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What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means

What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means

We signal the op-ed of September 14, 2017 appeared on the New York Times about the recent clampdown in Cambodia. The author is Mu Sochua, vice president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), member of the National Assembly of Cambodia and of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Kem Sokha, the leader of the opposition Cambodia National

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European Parliament urgent resolution on Cambodia

European Parliament urgent resolution on Cambodia

The European Parliament, –  having regard to its previous resolutions on Cambodia, –  having regard to the local EU statements of 5 September 2017 on the closure of the Cambodia Daily, of 30 June 2017 on the release of five human rights defenders, and of 22 February 2017 on the political situation in Cambodia, and to the statements by the Spokesperson of

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Le Monde: the risk of a permanent State of emergency

Le Monde: the risk of a permanent State of emergency

We signal the editorial of Le Monde of September 13, 2017, on a government bill currently being discussed at the French National Assembly. The bill is set to transform the powers and prerogatives typical of the State of exception into ordinary law, to the detriment of individual freedoms and the rule of law. Nobody ignores the disturbing string of terrorist

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France 24 interviews Sam Rainsy

France 24 interviews Sam Rainsy

GCRL Honorary Member Sam Rainsy spoke at France 24 about the crackdown in Cambodia. On September 3rd, the president of Cambodia’s main opposition party, Kem Sokha MP, was arrested in his home in Phnom Penh for “treason”. On week later, on September 11th, the National Assembly, dominated by the ruling party, voted to scrap Kem Sokha of his parliamentary immunity. He

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Conclusion of the Conference on “Religion, Business and Human Rights” at the European Parliament

Conclusion of the Conference on “Religion, Business and Human Rights” at the European Parliament

On Wednesday 6 September 2017, Quê Me: Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) and the European Platform against Religious Intolerance and Discrimination (EPRID), in collaboration with the office of Ramon Tremosa i Balcells MEP, organised a Conference on “Religion, Business and Human Rights” at the European Parliament. Speakers included Dr Brian Grim, President of the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation (USA);

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Conference: Religion, Business and Human Rights

Conference: Religion, Business and Human Rights

The European Platform against Religious Intolerance and Discrimination (EPRID) & Quê Me: Vietnam Committee on Human Rights in collaboration with the office of Ramon Tremosa i Balcells MEP, with the support of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” are pleased to invite you to our event: RELIGION, BUSINESS & HUMAN RIGHTS Wednesday 6 September 2017 – 14:00-16:00  Brussels, European

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Arrest of Kem Sokha in Cambodia is yet another attack on human rights and the rule of law

Arrest of Kem Sokha in Cambodia is yet another attack on human rights and the rule of law

In the early hours of Sunday 3 September, the President of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha MP and member of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transnational, was arrested in his home in Phnom Penh on charges of “treason” and plotting against the nation by colluding “with foreign countires”. The news was spread by the Cambodia Daily, the independent newspaper that will

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Syria: speech by Giulio Terzi at the Astana Platform

Syria: speech by Giulio Terzi at the Astana Platform

Expert Meeting on Syrian Constitution Geneva, July 10-13, 2017 I) UNSC Res. 2254 sets the Geneva framework for a political outcome to the Syrian civil war‎. Art. 5 of the Resolution “Acknowledges the close linkage between a ceasefire and a parallel political process, pursuant to the 2012 Geneva Communiqué, and (acknowledges) that both initiatives should move ahead expeditiously, and in

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