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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Land Rights

Land disputes and forced evictions are nowadays among of the most pressing human rights issues in Cambodia. In the last few years, many predominantly poor and rural Cambodian people, indigenous persons, and other vulnerable communities have been increasingly deprived of their rights to land and rights to adequate housing. Therefore, CHRAC and its member organizations’ activities aim at upholding the rights to adequate housing and adequate living as recognized in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which was ratified by the Government of Cambodia in 1992.

Accordingly, the scope of CHRAC’s work in the field of land rights includes land disputes, land grabbing, and forced eviction provoked by government officials, economically powerful persons, or private companies. In doing so, CHRAC and its member organizations have assisted victims of both land grabbing and of economic land concessions granted by the Royal Government to private companies, in many provinces of Cambodia such as Ratanakiri, Mondulkiri, Kratie, Stung Treng, Kampot, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey and Siem Reap.

Victims whose land rights have been violated and are in need of assistance can get in contact with relevant member organizations, such as ADHOC, CDP, LAC, KKKHRO, KKKHRDA, and VIGILANCE.


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