Civil society groups slam government's harsh suppression of freedom of expression
'Several civil society groups in Cambodia expressed concern at what they claim is "the perilous state of freedom of expression" in the country.
In a joint statement signed by the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), Community Legal Education Center (CLEC), Independent Democracy of Informal Economic Association (IDEA), Khmer Kampuchea Krom Human Rights Association (KKKHRA), and Cambodian League for the Protection and Defence of Human Rights (LICADHO), the groups accused Phnom Penh authorities of taking "harsh actions to suppress freedom of expression" by residents of Boeung Kak Lake.'
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URL Link: http://www.ifex.org/cambodia/2009/06/11/civil_groups_protest/
Author Organisation: IFEX