International award given to Adhoc President in exile.

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International award given to Adhoc President in exile.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Dec 04, 2016 7:47 pm

Well done. Cambodians win another prestigious award.

Adhoc President Wins Human Rights Award While in Exile
by Khy Sovuthy | December 3, 2016

Adhoc president Thun Saray, who left the country after four officers from the human rights group were jailed in a case involving deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha, was among 16 rights workers lauded Thursday by the Franco-German Council of Ministers.

Mr. Saray collected the award, the council’s first annual Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law, at a ceremony in Berlin.

The award is a testament to the difficult work Adhoc has been doing in Cambodia, said Sam Chan­kea, the NGO’s spokesman. “This is the pride of Adhoc, which has worked hard for a long time to help the people and defend human rights in Cambodia,” he said... ... le-121463/
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