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OHCHR welcomes Supreme Court decision Tue 1 Jan 2008

01 January 2008 - The OHCHR Cambodia Country Office has welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court to release on bail Sok Sam Ouen and Born Samnang and to send their case back to the Court of Appeal for...

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Cambodia Office relaunches webpages Tue 1 Jan 2008

01 January 2008 - The Cambodia Office has relaunched its webpages as part of OHCHR general redesign of its website. Over the coming months, the webpages will include new content, including more information...

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Expert visit to support process to establish a national human rights institution Mon 17 Dec 2007

17 December 2007 - Professor Brice Dickson, former Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, began a week-long visit to Cambodia today to support the efforts underway by...

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SRSG finishes fourth mission to Cambodia Mon 10 Dec 2007

10 December 2007 – The Special Representative for human rights in Cambodia ended his fourth mission to the country today. He earlier took part in celebrations at Wat Phnom to mark...

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Bail application by Khmer Rouge prison chief turned down by UN-backed tribunal Mon 3 Dec 2007

03 December 2007 – The United Nations-backed tribunal in Cambodia trying Khmer Rouge leaders accused of mass killings and other crimes three decades ago today...

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Cambodia signs new treaty on rights of disabled persons Mon 1 Oct 2007

01 October 2007 - Cambodia has become the 116th country to sign the new Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities which was approved by the General Assembly at the end of last year....

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ECCC charges senior Khmer Rouge figure, Noun Chea Wed 19 Sep 2007

19 September 2007 - The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia set up to try Khmer Rouge leaders accused of mass killings and other horrific crimes during the late 1970s today announced...

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Cambodia votes for new Declaration on Indigenous Peoples' Rights Thu 13 Sep 2007

13 September 2007 - Cambodia was amongst the 143 member states that voted for the new Declaration on Indigenous Peoples' Rights which was adopted by the United Nations General assembly in New...

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New OHCHR Representative arrives in Cambodia Sat 1 Sep 2007

01 September 2007 - Mr. Christophe Peschoux, the new Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, has taken up his position at the OHCHR Cambodia Country Office in Phnom Penh.

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Duch, the first person charged by ECCC, appeals against detention Wed 29 Aug 2007

29 August 2007 - The first person to be charged by the United Nations-backed tribunal in Cambodia trying Khmer Rouge leaders accused of mass killings and other crimes three decades ago has appealed...

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