Archive for September, 2009

IMPACT: art exhibit about landmines

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Dear friends,
I hope some of you will have time to visit the IMPACT art exhibit which is open from tomorrow at the Bophana audio-visual centre, street 200 in Phnom Penh.
Opening hours are 0800-1800 monday to friday, 1400-1800 saturday, closed sunday
Oct 1-10
Spread the word!!
all the best

Our City/Lakhaon Festival

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009
Khmer Arts


Saturday, 5 September 2009
Our City/Khmer Arts Theater

Join us for an open rehearsal of a sacred classical dance drama amid the splendor and spirituality of our temple-like theater in Takhmao. For directions and other information, please contact Veasna at 023-425-780 or

Friday, 11 September 2009
Lakhaon Festival/Chenla Theater

Ream Eyso & Moni Mekhala is a dance-drama of fertility that describes the rigin of rain and the creation of thunder and lightning. This performance
is free and open to the public. For more information go to

Sept 10 Events – Save the date!

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009


Dear All,

We would like to give you early notice of an event coming up in Phnom Penh on 10th September. It is to be a press conference for the Cambodia release of Amnesty International’s global Demand Dignity campaign and the launch of “Losing Ground”, a new book about evictions and intimidation in Cambodia from the perspective of those affected.

Please do not circulate widely yet, but make a note in your diary so you and staff within your organisation may be available to attend this event.  If you have contacts within communities who you believe might be interested in attending this event, please communicate with us so their participation could be arranged.

10 September at World Vision

100+ community people from around the country, NGO’s, Donors, Embassies etc etc


Press Conference for “Losing Ground” and Amnesty International Demand Dignity campaign and Presentation of main case studies and display of posters about cases, starting from 9am to 11am.

Afternoon: Information Exhibition 2pm-4pm
- Information about “Losing Ground” cases
- Information about many additional cases of land disputes and evictions. (NGO’s invited to be part in and contrubute to this exhibition – please inform us if you are interested in providing information to it)
All participants, including journalists, are welcome to attend, to seek in-depth information about the cases and the work of NGOs/communities on those cases. Also an opportunity for community to exchange information on their issues.
Should you need further ifnormation, please feel free to contact me with below contact information.
Suon Sareth
Executive Secretary/Chief of Secretariat
Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee (CHRAC)
Address: # 9E0, St. 330, Sangkat Boeung Keng Kong III,
Khan. Chamcar Morn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Hand phone: 855 92 344 357
Office phone: (855) 23 301 415
Tel/Fax: (855) 23 218 759