Our News

Deadline extended - Youth Human Right Champion competition Fri 2 Aug 2019

The deadline for submitting applications for the Youth Human Right Champion competition has been extended to 12 August 2019. Note: we updated the criteria to be eligible by removing the applicant’s...

Read More

UN experts concerned by arrests around Kem Ley memorial service Fri 26 Jul 2019

GENEVA (26 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* today called on the Cambodian authorities to release and drop charges against two men who were arrested in connection with activities marking the third...

Read More

OHCHR report: “People’s Court”, Preventing and responding to “popular justice” in Cambodia Fri 19 Jul 2019

The report is the result of over two years of documenting and monitoring individual cases of popular justice, as well as the State’s response, and identifies some factors and structural causes leading...

Read More

Youth Human Rights Champion Competition 2019 Thu 11 Jul 2019

UN Human Rights Cambodia, in partnership with CIYA, CRC-Cambodia, CVS, CYN and YCC, and under financial support from the European Union co-organizes the Youth Human Rights Champion Competition to recognize...

Read More

Opening Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council Mon 24 Jun 2019

GENEVA (24 June 2019) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, addresses the Human Rights Council at its 41st regular session.

Read More

Cambodia: UN experts concerned at Government moves to silence political opponents Wed 19 Jun 2019

GENEVA (19 June 2019) – UN human rights experts* have expressed concern at an escalating trend of suppression by the Cambodian Government of dissenting opinions in what appears to be an attempt to...

Read More

End of Mission statement of Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith on her 7th mission to Cambodia Thu 9 May 2019

PHNOM PENH (9 May 2019) – The UN expert on the human rights situation in Cambodia delivered the preliminary findings of her 7th mission to Cambodia at a press briefing in Phnom Penh.

Read More

Report on Cambodia’s Universal Periodic Review 2019 Thu 7 Mar 2019

The Universal Periodic Review of Cambodia was held on 30 January 2019. The delegation of Cambodia was headed by the President of the Cambodian Human Rights Committee, H.E. Mr. KEO Remy. On 1 February 2019,...

Read More

Opening Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at the 40th session of the Human Rights Council Tue 26 Feb 2019

GENEVA (25 February 2019) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, addresses the Human Rights Council at its fortieth regular session and calls for “courage and vision...

Read More

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...

Read More

Pages