civil society

Sihanoukville Casino Leaking Sewage, Activists Say

Dark discharges of sewage are being released into Sihanoukville’s Independence Beach, environmental activists say, contradicting a recent proclamation by Land Minister Chea Sophara that he had reined in polluting seaside businesses.

Disability Advocates Say Gov’t Will Offer Radio License

Disability Advocates Say Gov’t Will Offer Radio LicenseInformation Minister Khieu Kanharith promised a band of radio frequencies to the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization (CDPO) to broadcast its news programs across Phnom Penh after the Khmer New Year, the group said.

Cambodian Civil Society Deemed ‘Repressed’ by Global Watchdog

Criticizing legal attacks against NGOs and independent media and the “one-party election” held last year, international nonprofit Civicus rated civil society in Cambodia as “repressed” in its latest State of Civil Society annual report.