Phnom Penh: A spokesman for the Ministry of Justice asked both organizations to exemptInternational Punishment and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) review its integrity and professionalism in issuing baseless and erroneous statements Given this fact, the government has promised to release 10,000 detainees as demanded by the two organizations in the past. .

On the morning of July 26, 2020, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Justice Jin Malin, a spokesman for the Ministry of Justice, posted a message on his Facebook page. He called on the two organizations to review their integrity and professionalism in issuing baseless and misleading statements. This is true.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Justice added that because: The government has never promised to release 10,000 detainees as demanded by the two organizations in the past. The reference to the words of Samdech Krala Hom is a completely different quote from the truth and the original content, which can embed malicious intent and lead the public to Confused 3. The Ministry of Justice's campaign is not a campaign to release prisoners as demanded and desired by these two organizations without a legal basis and considerations for security and No social security 4. The Campaign of the Ministry of Justice is a campaign to resolve the congestion of cases in the courts based on the basis and legal procedures that are in force and adhere to the approach. Fast, fair, accurate and non-corrupt, with clear goals, strategies, plans and implementation programs.



It should be noted that on July 23, 2020, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL and LICADHO issued a joint statement urging the Cambodian authorities to keep their promise to release 10,000 detainees. People.

Amnesty International and the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) hope that the Royal Government of Cambodia will keep its promise to release 10,000 prisoners These include those at high risk of contracting the Kovid 19 virus and other inmates who have committed minor offenses. Like women in prison with small children, as well as juvenile detainees.

In May, the new Minister of Justice, His Excellency Keut Rith, announced several reforms to the country's judiciary. Cambodia. These promised reforms are aimed at resolving the congestion of many cases that have not yet been tried in the courts and resolved. Overcrowding in prisons through the expansion of means other than detention, such as release on bail and suspension Above the early and conditional release of current detainees.

The source added that in a separate announcement in May, Interior Minister Sar Kheng promised up to 10,000 detainees. To be released nationwide, citing risk of spreading Kovid 19 virus and human rights concerns in prisons Cambodia. By: Kolap