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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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Zeid warmly welcomes appointment of new UN Human Rights Chief Mon 13 Aug 2018

GENEVA (10 August 2018) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday warmly welcomed the UN General Assembly’s appointment of Michelle Bachelet to succeed him...

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UN experts express concerns about media freedoms ahead of vote Mon 18 Jun 2018

GENEVA (15 June 2018) – UN human rights experts have called on Cambodian authorities to respect and ensure the right to freedom of opinion and expression, citing concerns about a clampdown on the media...

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UN experts urge States to boost protection for human rights defenders Tue 5 Jun 2018

GENEVA (1 June 2018) - UN human rights experts have called on States to ramp up measures to safeguard and support human rights defenders at a time when they are coming under increasing pressure globally,...

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