Archive for Civil Rights

Voter registration

Voter registration for the July 2018 election is happening now through November 9, 2017.

Government shuts down pro-democracy INGO

This week RGC closed National Democratic Institute (NDI)’s Cambodia office with this press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: MoFA statement on NDI Khmer   MoFA statement on NDI English

Women’s Representation Decreases After Commune Election

NGO-CEDAW has written a joint statement on women’s representation in local government after the commune elections.  The percentage of women in commune councils decreased after the June 4, 2017 election to 16.76 percent from 17.79 percent in 2012.

Read the statement here: Joint statement on women elected to commune council in English – June 2017 or Joint statement on women elected to commune councils in Khmer – June 2017.

Elections on 4 June 2017

Elections are on Sunday, 4 June 2017 from 7 am to 3 pm in all provinces of Cambodia.  Voters have the right to vote by secret ballot for the party of their choice for local elected offices.


Joint Statement for Women’s Day

International Women’s Day was March 8.  NGO-CEDAW and other civil society groups released a joint statement.  Read it in English or Khmer