PHNOM PENH (The Cambodia Herald) -- To mark the 65th annual International Human Rights Day titled 'there is justice, there is peace'; monks, citizens, land and human rights activists will march from the different provinces in Cambodia to the capital city of Phnom Penh in parade lasting ten days, according to a statement.
The parade from December 1-10, will begin in the villages, communes, and districts of each province to National Road one, three, four, five and six, and onto Cambodia's National Assembly in Phnom Penh.
People from the monk network, labor unions, associations, communities, and civil society groups will be participating in the parade, the statement said.
After reaching the National Assembly, the participants will voice their opinions and concerns to Cambodia's elected lawmakers regarding the current human rights situation in Cambodia, the statement added.
"I think that International Human Rights Day is an event representing peace and justice for humankind around the world,” said Buth Buntinh, a Buddhist monk from the Independent Monk Network for Social Justice.
"Buddha teaches humans to seek justice first before other things through good acts," he said.