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12:22 ICT Dec 8

Events so far

Welcome to LICADHO’s livestream, where we will share IHRD celebrations in the provinces and Phnom Penh.

Groups have been celebrating IHRD since December 6. Events got underway on Sunday in Pursat and Kampong Chhnang, and yesterday saw celebrations in Battambang, Sihanoukville and Banteay Meanchey, as well as the first day of a three-day march starting in Oral, Kampong Speu.

12:25 ICT Dec 8

Celebrations on 6 December - Pursat

About 600 people from four of Pursat’s six districts, including members of two youth groups, joined a march around Pursat town on 6 December. After the event, the group went to Ta Khlang Moeng to pray for peace and justice for society.

Updated at 12:53 ICT

12:26 ICT Dec 8

Celebrations on 6 December - Siem Reap

In Siem Reap, BWTUC held a public forum on the impact of the Trade Union Law.

ទិវាសិទ្ធិមនុស្សអន្តរជាតិខួបទី៦៧ នៅថ្ងៃទី០៦ ខែធ្នូ ឆ្នាំ២០១៥ នេះនៅការិយាល័យខេត្ត សៀមរាប សហព័ន្ធសហជីពកម្មករសំណង់ និងព្រ...

Posted by សហព័ន្ធសហជីពកម្មករសំណង់ និងព្រៃឈើកម្ពុជា BWTUC on Saturday, 5 December 2015

Updated at 12:53 ICT

12:41 ICT Dec 8

Celebrations on 6 December - Lor Peang, Kampong Chnnang

In Kampong Chhnang, about 200 members of Lor Peang community marched down National Road 5 to their community, where participants held speeches on human rights issues.

Updated at 12:52 ICT

12:50 ICT Dec 8

Celebrations on 7 December - Sihanoukville

Yesterday, over 800 people joined the Sihanoukville event, which included a public forum and a tuk tuk rally, organised primarily by the Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA). Communities and local NGOs joined local authorities to celebrate with speeches, balloons and singing and dancing.

Updated at 13:47 ICT

13:02 ICT Dec 8

Celebrations on 7 December - Battambang

Over 400 people celebrated in Battambang, led by Boung Pram community representative Mr.Chann Chany. LICADHO, ADHOC, Banteay Srey, IDEA, and the UN also joined the celebrations.

The group marched from Battambang’s Dragon Statue round the city, and held a public forum on human rights issues:

Updated at 10:39 ICT

13:10 ICT Dec 8

Celebrations on 7 December - Banteay Meanchey

In Banteay Meanchey, about 600 people joined a tractor and tuk tuk procession from Poipet to the provincial government office in Banteay Meanchey town.

13:16 ICT Dec 8

Kampong Speu 3-day March - December 7

Meanwhile, about 200 marchers in Kampong Speu covered the first of a three days’ march. Among the 200 are 36 indigenous Souy, all from Oral district, who have been affected by landgrabs connected to LYP Group (owned by CPP Senator Ly Yong Phat) and HLH Agriculture Company.

Updated at 14:30 ICT

14:45 ICT Dec 8

December 8 celebrations - Takeo

This morning, the event in Takeo province started with traditional music, a comedy sketch, and a reading of the history of IHRD. Over 500 people celebrated.

Updated at 14:45 ICT

14:47 ICT Dec 8

December 8 celebrations - Svay Rieng

About 450 people joined two events in Svay Rieng, in Romdoul district and Svay Chrum district - including these four women from Heatsomnagn village, Meanchey commune, Romdoul.

Updated at 15:23 ICT

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