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Press Release: Launch of the Annotated Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia

Phnom Penh – On 5 December 2017, Destination Justice launched the First Edition of the Annotated Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia at the National University of Management in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Destination Justice is working since 7 years to highlight jurisprudences and Cambodian laws for the use of legal professionals and citizens. After the publication of the Annotated Cambodian Code of Criminal Procedure in 2014, Destination Justice chose to develop this legal culture, annotating the fundamental law: the Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia. The First Edition of the Annotated Cambodian Constitution has been made possible thanks to the support of many collaborators who have helped develop it, with notable contributions from His Excellency Hor Peng, His Excellency Taing ...

CCHR: 5 short movies to raise awareness on Cambodia’s land rights crisis

On Wednesday 17 December 2014 late afternoon, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) launched its new project before an assembly of around 80 people including  the EU representative, Virginie Lafleur Tighe, members of the city hall and the national assembly, members of the civil society, and representatives of the communities affected by the land crisis (including the five community leaders interviewed in the movies). This project  is part of CCHR Land Reform Project and consists of a series of community profiles highlighting Cambodia’s land rights crisis. It consists -for now- of a series of 5 short movies screening communities struggling with a land issue -the objective being 30 by 2017. The films tell different stories of harassment, intimidation and attacks, in attempts to chase ...