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HRD Attack

4 Aug 2022

Yang Sophorn - Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions (CATU)

Incident date
4 Aug 2022
Date accuracy
All Correct
Yang Sophorn
Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions (CATU)
Intimidation & threats
Target: Individual
Location of Incident: Cambodia
NagaCorp Cambodia Entertainment, Gambling, Catering & food services, Hotel, Tourism
NagaWorld Cambodia Gambling, Catering & food services, Tourism
Other actors


On 4 August 2022, the President of the Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions (CATU) Yang Sophorn was accused of conduction illegal activities and threatened with unspecified punishment by the Ministry of Labour for supporting the ongoing labour strike of Naga workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This is not the first time the prominent workers organiser faces threats for her labour rights work.