Cambodia: Campaign to Support Imprisoned Human Rights Defenders

Inffographic _Free the 5_ENGToday, Civil Rights Defenders joins more than 50 local, regional and international civil society organisations in launching the #FreeThe5KH campaign in support of the five human rights defenders who are currently in pre-trial detention and under judicial investigation for trumped-up allegations of bribery.

The five human rights defenders – four senior staff members from the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC), Mr Ny Sokha, Mr Yi Soksan, Mr Nay Vanda, and Ms Lim Mony, and deputy secretary-general of the National Election Committee (and former ADHOC staff member) Mr Ny Chakrya – were detained on 28 April 2016.

To find out more about the campaign and how to get involved, please visit www.freethe5kh.net.

The full text of the joint press release announcing the campaign is available in English and Khmer.

Categories: News and Statements.
Tags: Human Rights Defenders.
Regions: Cambodia.