Yesterday, Cambodian union leader Chhim Sithar was sentenced to two years in prison. The Australian Council of Trade Unions, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch called for her release in a statement.
The Cambodian Prostitute’s Union was set up by sex workers to help promote and protect their rights as workers, provide information about preventing HIV/AIDS, and help their members access social, health and legal services.
Australia’s ambassador to Cambodia, Mr. Pablo Kang, helped launch the 2nd Cambodian National Asbestos Profile at an event in Phnom Penh held in early October.
Independent unions in Cambodia have presented a report to the International Labour Organization about the lack of democratic space inside the country.
Join the global day of action on Monday, February 7, 2022 to support jailed unionists in Cambodia.