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Draft resolution on Cambodia as adopted by the UN Human Rights Council 36th session Wed 18 Oct 2017

The new resolution on "Advisory services and technical assistance for Cambodia" was adopted without a vote by the Human Rights Council on Friday 29 September 2017, following some debate on the...

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Democracy under threat from moves against opposition, UN expert warns. Thu 12 Oct 2017

GENEVA (12 October 2017) – Democracy under threat from moves against opposition, Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith warns.
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The UN Human Rights Council held the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia Fri 29 Sep 2017

On 27 September, the UN Human Rights Council held the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, at which Ms Rhona Smith presented her Read More »


Annual report to the Human Rights Council on the role and achievements of OHCHR-Cambodia Fri 22 Sep 2017

GENEVA/PHNOM PENH (20 September 2017) – The annual report of OHCHR on its work in Cambodia has just been released. The present report includes details on the role and achievements of the Office of the...

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The latest report to the Human Rights Council of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Cambodia Wed 13 Sep 2017

The latest report to the Human Rights Council of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Cambodia, Ms. Rhona Smith, is now available online. The report covers the period from July 2016 to...

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Comment by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on arrest of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha Mon 4 Sep 2017

GENEVA (4 September 2017) – I am seriously concerned at the arrest of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha, which appears to have been carried out with no respect for due process guarantees, including...

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Press briefing note on Cambodia by the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Fri 25 Aug 2017

GENEVA (25 August 2017) - Press briefing note on Cambodia by the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. In Geneva today, OHCHR spokesperson Elizabeth Throssell expressed concerns about...

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The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia concluded her fourth mission to the country and presented her end of mission statement to the media Fri 18 Aug 2017

PHNOM PENH (18 August 2017) - The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia concluded her fourth mission to the country and presented her end of mission statement to the media. She was...

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The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, will carry out her fourth official visit to Cambodia Fri 4 Aug 2017

The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, will carry out her fourth official visit to the country from 8 to 18 August 2017, to examine the rights of children and the general human...

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OHCHR has released its human rights analysis of the draft Law on Agricultural Land in Khmer and English Fri 21 Jul 2017

PHNOM PENH (21 July 2017) - OHCHR has released its human rights analysis of the draft Law on Agricultural Land in Khmer and English. The analysis is based on the applicable international human rights...

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