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Op-ed of the United Nations in Cambodia: Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017 Sun 10 Dec 2017

PHNOM PENH (10 December 2017) Today, Human Rights Day, marks the launch of a year’s celebration to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women – 25 November Wed 22 Nov 2017

GENEVA (22 November 2017) Joint call by UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women and global and regional mechanisms on women’s rights to eradicate gender based violence against women with focus...

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New video on peaceful assembly Mon 30 Oct 2017

OHCHR produced a short video on peaceful assembly. Its content is based on the articles of the Peaceful Demonstration Law and its Implementation Guideline adopted in 2009 (download the Law on Peaceful...

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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 by consensus 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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