Human Rights Watch vient de publier un rapport détaillé (223 pages) des violations des Droits de l’Homme, des Crimes de Guerre et des Crimes contre l’Humanité commis par les hommes de main de HUN Sen depuis 1970 où certains (POL Saroeun, KUN Kim) étaient d’anciens Commandants KHMERS ROUGES impliqués directement dans le génocide où entre 1,2 à 2,8 millions de personnes ont été massacrées.
Rights groups on Wednesday urged the European Union and Japan to consider halting their funding for the election panel in Cambodia, if the ruling party succeeds in a bid to dissolve the main opposition party ahead of next year’s general election.
“At that point, both the EU and Japan should face reality and terminate their financial and technical assistance to avoid lending credibility to what will be a charade of democracy,”
“Cambodia’s political allies and donors should be publicly alarmed by the outrageous charges Kem Sokha faces and this attack on the democratic process,” Robertson said. “They should put Hun Sen on notice that if he doesn’t reverse course, it will be impossible to consider next year’s elections free and fair.”
HRW vient de dénoncer le caractère non libre des élections communales du 4 Juin 2017 qui se sont déroulées dans un climat de menaces et d’intimations venant des autorités au pouvoir. Le caractère non équitable a été également souligné puisque l’accès aux média a été pratiquement monopolisé par le Parti au pouvoir et interdit au Parti d’opposition.
Local elections in Cambodia on June 4, 2017, took place in a threatening environment hostile to free speech and genuine political participation, leading to elections that were neither free nor fair, Human Rights Watch said today. Prime Minister Hun Sen publicly stated that he would be willing to “eliminate 100 to 200 people” if the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) did “not win elections at all stages,” adding to a broader environment of threat and fear against media, political activists, and citizens.
“It is not a democratic election if the ruling party controls all election-related institutions, the media is a de facto organ of the ruling party, and opposition party members face death threats from the prime minister,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “Under no standards anywhere can an election be deemed free or fair where these kinds of problems exist.”
The world is a lot more complicated than can be seen from a Predator drone or an F-35. A budget that slashes State Department and USAID funding, while further expanding the Pentagon, shows Trump is intent on undermining US government agencies that address pressing human rights issues, most of which are not dealt with by military force.
There are also indications that the Trump budget seeks to cut State Department programs, including those that fund independent media, civil society groups, and the rule of law. Doing so would reverse decades of bipartisan consensus that the United States benefits from a world where executive authority is constrained by these essential checks on democracy.
The most significant human rights problems included a politicized and ineffective judiciary; increased restrictions on freedoms of speech, assembly, and association; and the use of violence and imprisonment–both actual and threatened–to intimidate the political opposition and civil society as well as to suppress dissenting voices.
Other human rights problems included continued prisoner abuse, restrictions on press freedom and online expression, failure to grant equal access and fair treatment to asylum seekers, pervasive corruption, and trafficking in persons.
Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC March 1, 2017
As the President laid out in his address to Congress, the State Department will continue to engage to advance U.S. interests in the world in cooperation with our partners and allies. We will also continue to support policies and institutions that keep Americans safe, including a robust NATO where Allies meet their responsibilities, an immigration process that vets those coming into our country, and borders/ports of entry that are secure. We will work with allies to counter nations that threaten their neighbors or destabilize their regions. American foreign policy must promote our core values of freedom, democracy, and stability.
A HUN SEN : “ARRÊTEZ la violence contre l’Opposition”
Mr. OBAMA, vous savez ce que vous allez dire aux Dictateurs
YES YOU CAN !
Vous ne faîtes pas de Calcul Politique !
Votre Honneur n’en sortira que grandi en cette fin de Mandat !
Sujets à l’ordre du Jour :
1 – Lundi le 15/02 : Volet économique le TPP. Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei et Malaisie ont déjà signé le TPP.
2 – Mardi le 16/02 : Volet politique focalisé sur le conflit en Mer de Chine du Sud et de la Corée du Nord
Nous espérons que Mr.Obama lors de la discussion de personne à personne aura l’occasion de soulever les questions des Droits de l’Homme en Asie du Sud Est. Obama parlera des Droits de l’Homme et de la démocratie, selon Mr. Rhodes, le conseiller adjoint à la sécurité à la Maison Blanche.
Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes expressed concern Thursday over intimidation of opposition lawmakers in Cambodia in recent weeks, and against people planning to protest in the U.S. against Hun Sen’s visit.
Newly re-elected Vietnam Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, center front, flanked by Politburo members Tran Dai Quang, second left, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, second right, and Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, right, at the closing ceremony in Hanoi, Jan. 28, 2016.
La bataille va être saignante !
As delegates gathered in a vast hall under portraits of revolutionary leaders Ho Chi Minh, Marx and Lenin, there were indications that the party old guard would push out pro-market leaning reformers led by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. “Nguyen Tan Dung’s political career can be declared ‘clinically dead,'” one senior communist party official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP.
PM Dung ne serait pas Secrétaire Général du Parti. Ses réformes sont critiquées par le Congrès. Il serait poussé vers la sortie politique. Le parti vire vers la gauche toute, pro-chinoise !
Nguyen Phu Trong (seul candidat) restera le Secrétaire Général du Parti. Le nouveau Premier Ministre sera nommé par l’Assemblée du Peuple plus tard. Ce ne sera pas Dung !
Les Etats-Unis vont perdre un allié de poids dans la Région, surtout dans le conflit de la Mer de Chine du Sud avec la Chine.
Quelles seraient les conséquences de cette secousse politique au Vietnam pour le Cambodge ?
La nouvelle équipe va continuer les réformes entreprises par Dung le Premier Ministre sortant, spécifiquement en ce qui concerne le volet TPP signé par le Vietnam. Dans le domaine de la politique étrangère un équilibre est à trouver dans les relations avec la Chine et les Etats-Unis surtout dans le conflit de la Mer de Chine du Sud.
My age is high, health is limited, knowledge is limited. I asked to step down, but because of the responsibility assigned by the party I have to perform my duty,” “I’m also worried because the upcoming work is heavy.”
Thailand’s junta has proposed that the new constitution protect military personnel from prosecution for serious abuses, Human Rights Watch said today. The constitution drafters should reject the proposed de facto amnesty.
We’re – the United States is deeply concerned about the deteriorating political climate in Cambodia in recent weeks. That includes assaults against two opposition lawmakers, and now, as you noted, the arrest of – a warrant against opposition leader Sam Rainsy. The timing of these charges gives the appearance of undue political influence in the judicial process. More broadly, the pattern of actions against the opposition suggests a return to the harsh political practices and tactics of the – that the Cambodian people have made clear they no longer want. So we’re obviously monitoring the situation closely and calling on the Cambodian authorities to drop the charges against Sam Rainsy.
“Unless there is an independent investigation and subsequent prosecution of those responsible for this vicious attack, there is every chance such violence will be repeated and perhaps even escalate,” Adams said. “Cambodia’s donors should not only denounce this attack, but they should insist that the ruling party cease the use of violence against its political opponents.”