After the 2004 national elections, Sochua was stripped of her parliamentary immunity by the country's prime minister in a series of defamation and counter-suits. Without her immunity, Sochua faces imprisonment and continued political harassment. Three years before the next parliamentary election, and Sochua is campaigning again. Read more
Mu Sochua, a former GFW board member, was recently profiled in The New York Times for her courageous re-election bid for Cambodian Parliament. As the former minister of women's affairs and currently as a Member of Parliament, Sochua has advocated for Cambodian women's rights and representation, giving visibility to human trafficking, violence against women, child abuse and domestic violence.