Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC)

Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) was launched by TI Cambodia in 2013 and functions as a provider of free and confidential legal advice to witnesses and victims of corruption in Cambodia by offering a simple, credible and viable mechanism for citizens to pursue their corruption-related complaints.

ALAC Does

  • provide FREE legal consultation
  • maintain confidentiality of cases and complaints
  • transfer relevant cases to the Anti-Corruption Unit and other partners
  • follow up with the client’s complaint during the litigation process

ALAC Does Not

  • investigate cases of corruption, in the sense of calling witnesses, searching for evidence, wire-tapping, etc.
  • replace the existing authorities
  • provide a legal representative for its clients
  • take part in political agendas or political affiliations
  • guarantee the client’s expectation in the case

Time to Speak Up Against Corruption

Five Corruption Reporting Mechanism provided by TI Cambodia

The Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) of TI Cambodia, which officially opened in 2013, provides free legal advice and assistance to victims and witnesses of corruption and gathers corruption-related information. One of the main ways to combat corruption is to report it. It is only with the help of every citizen that we can counter corruption in Cambodia. TI Cambodia wants to empower citizens to be able to fight against corruption and make it easy for them to report corruption. Reporting corruption is an act of Preventing corruption !

  1. Hotline

ALAC has operated two hotlines 1292, 7777 which are available for the public to make free call to us to report corruption and receive legal consultation. The hotlines are available during working hour, Mon-Fri, 8 – 12 AM, 1:30 – 5 PM. During weekend and national holiday, they will be set to recording mode so the callers can still call in and leave their voice message. ALAC team members will call to the callers when they return to office. Phone conversation is kept very confidential.

  1. Corruption Reporting Box

ALAC has partnership with 11 local NGOs since 2005. The 10 local NGOs has their offices in 9 different provinces. One local NGO has main office in Phnom Penh and other 13 branch offices in 13 provinces. Since 2005 until today, ALAC has placed 24 corruption reporting boxes in Phnom Penh and 17 provinces of Kampong Chhnang, Pursat, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Kampong Cham, Kratie, Stung Treng, Mondulkiri, Ratanakiri, Kampong Thom, Siem Reap, Preah Vihear, Svay Rieng, Kampong Speu, Kampot, Preah Sihanouk, and Koh Kong. The citizens can drop corruption-related complaints/files and supporting documents or evidences into the boxes that were placed in front of our NGO partners. All complaints and files are kept very confidential.

  1. Online Corruption Reporting Form (Online Form)

The public can now report corruption online to ALAC. The link to access the online form is on TI Cambodia’s website and easy for citizens who want to report corruption through website. To access the form: http://www.ticambodia.org/onlinereport .The case reported or information provided is kept very confidential.

  1. ALAC Email

Every citizen can report corruption by sending emails with attached files to ALAC through this email: alac@ticambodia.org .The email was created by Transparency International based in Berlin, Germany, with high security protection. Every email communication with ALAC is kept very confidential. 

  1. Direct Legal Consultation

The citizens living in Phnom Penh or some provinces around the capital are strongly encouraged to come to TI Cambodia’s office to meet with ALAC Lawyer and receive free legal consultation. The consultation is kept very confidential.

TI Cambodia address: #03, Street 390, Sangkat Boengkengkang 3, Khan Chamkamorn, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia. Phone: (+855) 23 214 430

Contact ALAC

Email: alac@ticambodia.org
Call our HOTLINE: 1292 or 7777

Report corruption online through this link: http://www.ticambodia.org/onlinereport . Fill in online form to report corruption anonymously .