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Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders to the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly Thu 24 May 2018

Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders to the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly:  Questionnaire for civil society organisations and human rights defenders...

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Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues to the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly Thu 24 May 2018

Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues to the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly:  Questionnaire on the issue of statelessness, its root causes and specific conditions or barriers...

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Human rights advocates in Asia under attack Tue 22 May 2018

Human rights advocates the world over are...

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Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Briefing note on Cambodia Fri 11 May 2018

GENEVA (11 May 2018) – the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed disappointment at the decision by Cambodia’s Court of Appeal to uphold the “insurrection...

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Cambodia: UN expert urges Government embrace final opportunity for “genuine” election Mon 30 Apr 2018

GENEVA (30 April 2018) – To ensure a genuine multi-party democracy in Cambodia which respects its citizens’ participation rights, the Government must immediately release detained opposition...

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End of mission statement by Professor Rhona Smith, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Cambodia on 14 March 2018 Wed 14 Mar 2018

PHNOM PENH (14 March 2018) – The UN expert on the human rights situation in Cambodia has expressed serious concerns about restrictions on the media, freedom of expression and political participation...

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UN human rights expert to visit Cambodia from 5-14 March Thu 1 Mar 2018

GENEVA/PHNOM PENH (1 March 2018) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, will visit the country from 5 to 14 March 2018, at the invitation of the Royal...

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UN experts say constitutional changes in Cambodia impinge on democracy Tue 20 Feb 2018

GENEVA (20 February 2018) – Two UN human rights experts expressed their grave concern about proposed changes to Cambodia’s Constitution which would impose far-reaching limits on democracy ahead...

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Statement submitted by Professor Rhona Smith, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia for the USA/EU organised meeting, New York, 19 December 2017 Tue 19 Dec 2017

Statement submitted by Professor Rhona Smith, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia for the USA/EU organised meeting, New York, 19 December 2017.

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Cambodia: UN Special Rapporteur calls for restoration of democracy and vibrant civil society Mon 11 Dec 2017

GENEVA (11 December 2017) – As the world marked the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948, Cambodia should return to a path of multi-party democracy and ensure full...

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