Issues like corruption and rights abuses are more commonly shared and discussed online, a Cambodian blogger says. Chak Sopheap, who is currently in the US on the Internet Freedom Fellowship, discussed this and other online issues with VOA Khmer's Men Kimseng.
Opposition Merger Means ‘a Chance To Win,’ Analyst Says
CCHR Project Description on 2012-07-28
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Publish on 2012-07-28
Ou Virak, president of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, sees this as a positive move. The election law provides advantages to a bigger party, he said. And an opposition merger will make it easier to field competent candidates and to spend money wisely, he said.
Sunday's Polls a Test of National Election Committee's Neutrality: Expert (Cambodia news in Khmer)
CCHR Project Description on 2012-05-31
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Publish on 2012-05-31
"We have noticed that the NEC is not neutral," said Ou Virak, head of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights. "Its performance is lagging behind. It's biased toward the ruling party." (Men Kimseng with in-studio TV interview via Skype.)
Rights Activist Urges Politicians To Promote National Interest (Cambodia news in Khmer)
CCHR Project Description on 2012-05-08
Publish on 2012-03-23
A leading right activist in Cambodia blames politicians over causing a breakup in the country as they focus less on the national policies, but individual affairs. Politicians often treat their opponents as their sworn enemies. Ou Virak, executive director of Cambodian Center for Human Rights, made this comment in a recent interview on Skype with Sok Khemara of VOA Khmer.
TEDx Phnom Penh - Ou Virak Why We Need to Rethink Human Right Activism
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Publish on 2011-11-08
Ou Virak is a well known Cambodian human rights activist and intellectual, the President of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), founder of the Alliance for Freedom of Expression in Cambodia (AFEC), and winner of the Reebok Human Rights Award for his civil society campaign for freedom of expression and for the release of human rights advocates imprisoned for criticizing the Cambodian government. His work largely focuses on protecting freedom of expression, information and assembly in Cambodia.