Welcome to CHRAC !

The Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC) is a coalition of 22 NGO members. It was created in Phnom Penh in 1994 by a group of local NGOs and associations working for the promotion and the respect of human rights, democracy and rule of law in Cambodia.

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Advocacy

As a NGO coalition, CHRAC and its member organizations deal with many cases of serious human rights violations and other issues of national interest ranging from the provincial level up to the national level. Therefore, advocacy and legal actions are indispensable to the reduction of human rights violations in Cambodia. Therefore, CHRAC issues regular, critical press releases on pressing human rights issues in order to draw attention by the Government of Cambodia and other national and international actors. Various other advocacy strategies and campaigns are used to achieve these goals, such as holding press conferences, arranging meetings with senior government officials and court officials and organizing public events to mobilize public opinion. Additionally, CHRAC will also raise concerns with regard to the ECCC legal proceedings, if necessary, to ensure the success of the Court.

Advocacy campaigns are conducted either through CHRAC alone or in cooperation with other NGO coalitions. Partners that have joined CHRAC in such advocacy campaigns include the Cambodian Legal Education Center (CLEC), the NGOs Forum on Cambodia, the Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (COMFREL), the Neutral and Impartial Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (NICFEC), the NGO Coalition to Address Sexual Exploitation of Children in Cambodia (COSECAM), the NGO Committee on the Elimination

of Discrimination against Women (NGO-CEDAW), the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI), the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH), and many other organizations.


Events

Listen to KRT Watch Radio to get the latest news on the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Live show on 17 March 2014 from 4:10 to 5:00 p.m on FM 102, and Rebroadcast on Saturday 29 March 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35 p.m, Live Show on 7 April 2014 and Rebroadcast on 19 April 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35, Live Show on 5 May 2014 and Rebroadcast on 17 May 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35, Live Show on 9 June 2014 and Rebroadcast on 21 June 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35, Live Show on 14 July 2014 and Rebroadcast on 26 Julyl 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35, Live Show on 11 August 2014 and Rebroadcast on 23 August 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35, Live Show on 8 September 2014 and Rebroadcast on 20 September 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35, Live Show on 6 October 2014 and Rebroadcast on 18 October 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35, Live Show on 10 November 2014 and Rebroadcast on 22 November 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35, Live Show on 8 December 2014 and Rebroadcast on 20 December 2014 from 4:10 to 4:35