January 29, 2022

Category: Legal Matters

Legal Matters

Cambodia’s Hun Sen dismisses US sanctions on military, elites

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen on Thursday denied concern over foreign sanctions imposed against senior Cambodian officials, including in the country’s military, saying none of those sanctioned officials hold assets in foreign banks. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new airport, the long-serving prime minister said that foreign sanctions will only lead Cambodians to […]

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Joint Letter Urging EU Targeted Sanctions Against NSO Group

Dear EU High Representative Borrell and Foreign Ministers of the EU member states, We are writing following credible revelations that Israeli NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware was used to hack the devices of six Palestinian human rights activists – the latest in a growing series of reports about human rights abuses linked to the use of […]

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Court jails recently repatriated Cambodian activist

A court in Cambodia sent an opposition activist recently deported back to the country from Thailand to pre-trial detention over his online criticism of the government and its leader, Prime Minister Hun Sen, his lawyer told RFA. Mich Heang, a member of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was arrested in Thailand with two […]

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