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Cambodia’s Human Rights Record to be Reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group Fri 25 Jan 2019

GENEVA (25 January 2019) – Cambodia’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third time on Wednesday, 30...

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Call for NGO applications: OHCHR humanitarian funds Mon 21 Jan 2019

PHNOM PENH (18 January 2019) - The call for NGO Applications to the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Torture as well as the UN Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery is open. Interested...

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Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, celebrating 70th anniversary of UDHR Thu 6 Dec 2018

GENEVA (6 December 2018) - On 10 December, we mark the 70th anniversary of that extraordinary document, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, High Commissioner Bachelet calls on “each of us to do...

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Come celebrate human rights day 2018 with us Mon 19 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH (19 November 2018) - We are very excited to invite you to our event on 8 December 2018 at the Olympic Stadium! We will be celebrating this amazing event with many Human Rights Champions and...

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General On the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia Fri 16 Nov 2018

NEW YORK (16 November 2018) - The Secretary-General takes note of today’s delivery by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) of the trial judgment in the case 002/02 against Mr....

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End of Mission Statement of Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith on her 6th mission to Cambodia Thu 8 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH (8 November 2018) – The UN expert on the human rights situation in Cambodia delivered the preliminary findings of her 6th mission to Cambodia at a press briefing in Phnom Penh.

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UN expert questions “genuineness” of ruling party’s landslide victory Thu 27 Sep 2018

GENEVA (26 September 2018) - The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia called into question the “genuineness” of the general election in July, which maintained the...

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Annual Report 2018 of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith Tue 11 Sep 2018

GENEVA (07 September 2018) – The main report 2018 of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, is now available online.
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Human Rights Analysis of the Draft Law on Minimum Wage Wed 22 Aug 2018

PHNOM PENH (22 August 2018) - OHCHR has released its human rights analysis of the Law on Minimum Wage in English and Khmer. The present analysis was prepared by the Office of the United...

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Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights briefing note on the elections in Cambodia Fri 17 Aug 2018

GENEVA (17 August 2018) – The Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed concerns about the human rights environment around the elections that were recently held in Cambodia...

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