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Cambodia: Venerable Loun Sovath - HRD at risk

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The Law Society is concerned for the human rights defender Venerable Luon Sovath who is internationally known as the “multi-media monk,” and renowned for his efforts to voice the human rights abuses against vulnerable communities and human rights defenders in Cambodia have been recognized globally.

Since 2009, and at great risk for his personal security, Venerable Sovath has taken active part in representing and supporting communities and human rights defenders across Cambodia. He has used essays, poetry, songs, and videography, to raise awareness for victims of human rights abuses.

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