French version below The former opposition headquarters located in Phnom Penh, capital city of Cambodia, was seized earlier today by court order. The property is owned by Rainsy Sam, former leader of the now dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, who stated: “I do not feel affected by the seizure of my property ordered by a court instructed by Hun Sen because I
Saturday 24 February, Chinese scholar and human rights defender Dr. Jianli Yang was in Italy after having participated at the UN opening of the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, alongside other prominent human rights defenders. He drew attention to the increasing influence exerted by China on a global scale and stressed the need to promote the universal value of the
On 8 February Sam Rainsy, exiled Cambodian opposition leader and Honorary member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, has filed a lawsuit in U.S. Federal Court seeking information from Facebook about Cambodia’s misuse of the social media platform. The case is one of the first civil suits to seek inside information from Facebook regarding the
On Friday 9 February the “Ethical Prize” was presented to honor the memory of Marco Pannella. Amb. Giulio Terzi, president of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law and a member of the Radical Party for many years was the recipient of the prize. The ceremony, organized by Plana Cultural Association chaired by Sergio Costa, took place at Palazzo Reale in Milan.
The alternative to the propagation of artfully constructed news is having fair and accessible debates and ensuring that the UN encourages this virtuous dynamic by formally recognizing the right of every citizen to know. On 1 November, during a Senate hearing in which Colin Stretch, Vice-President of Facebook, was heard, US Senator Burr referred to the case of two Facebook
The European Parliament on November 15, 2017 adopted in plenary session a resolution on the Rule of Law and democracy in Poland. The resolution was adopted with 438 votes in favor, 152 against and 71 abstentions, foreseeing the launch of a mechanism provided in Article 7 of the Treaty on European Union, for the imposition of EU sanctions against Poland.The
[version française en bas] Statement by the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT) on the dissolution of the main opposition party in Cambodia. This morning, with elections scheduled for June 2018, Cambodia’s Supreme Court, composed of members politically close to the Governing Party led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, decided to dissolve the main opposition party, Cambodia National Rescue Party
SOS RULE OF LAW: TOWARDS THE RIGHT TO KNOW Monday 13 November, 14.30 – University of Milan Room Crociera di Studi Umanistici Via Festa del Perdono, 7 Milan Round table with: Giovanni Ziccardi – professor of Legal Informatics, University of Milan Giulio M. Terzi di Sant’Agata – Ambassador, President of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” On.
We, the undersigned members of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), herevy sign and declare to: 1. Stand determined by the spirit of the CNRP which will not betray the people who voted for it. 2. Keep up the work for change towards democracy and firmly ask for free and fair elections in July 2018. 3. Call on the authorities