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Chak Sopheap Twitter: jusminesophiaSopheap

Chak Sopheap rejoined Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) as Executive Assistant in June 2010 having previously worked with the CCHR as an advocacy officer, helping lead the “Black Box Campaign” to fight against corruption in Cambodia and the campaign for freedom of expression. She has also worked for the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, holding conferences and producing publications on democracy, human rights and ASEAN governance. Sopheap holds an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Economics and a master’s degree in international peace studies, which she completed from the International University of Japan. Sopheap has been running the Cambodian Youth Network for Change, which mobilizes young activists around the country for greater civic engagement. She is also a contributing author for Global Voice Online, UPI Asia Online and Future Challenges.
  • The Rise of Citizen Media via Mobile Phone in Cambodia

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    Mobile technology gives Cambodians a voice, which signals the rise of more citizen media and social activism, reports Chak Sopheap. Mobile phones have gained popularity since 2000 due to affordability and indispensability. For those at  the bottom of the economic pyramid, this has been a boon. Here in Cambodia, the […]