Vital Voices Global Leadership Award honoree and Cambodian Parliamentarian Mu Sochua will appear as a witness before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on September 10 for a hearing on ‘Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Cambodia’. A human rights advocate and former cabinet member, Sochua has been an outspoken voice for democracy and justice within her native Cambodia. The hearing comes at a time of reported crackdowns on journalists and opposition politicians. Cambodian NGO advocates and U.S. Department of State representatives will attend as witnesses alongside Mu Sochua.
The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing, ‘Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Cambodia’, will be held on September 10 from 1-3 PM in Room 2200 in the Rayburn Building.