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Two advance reports on Cambodia now available online Wed 14 Sep 2016

GENEVA (14 September 2016) – The two advance reports on Cambodia presented at the 33rd session of the UN Human Rights Council are now available on our website (English only). The report of the...

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Cambodia releases statement in response to joint statement from 39 Member States, delivered at the HRC Wed 14 Sep 2016

GENEVA (14 September 2016) – Mr. Ney Sam Ol, the Ambassador of Cambodia to the United Nations in Geneva, responded to a statement made by 39 States during the 33rd regular session of the Human Rights...

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Joint statement of 39 countries made in Geneva on the human rights situation in Cambodia Wed 14 Sep 2016

GENEVA (14 September 2016) – In a statement delivered on behalf of 36 States (and three more added after the statement was read out), by the Representative of the United States to the UN Human Rights...

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OHCHR continues its collaboration with the Prosecutor’s Office in Prey Veng Thu 1 Sep 2016

PHNOM PENH (31 August 2016) – Today, OHCHR and the Prey Veng Prosecutor’s Office completed the latest series of joint briefings for local law enforcement officials from the police and the...

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, 9 August Tue 9 Aug 2016

PHNOM PENH (09 August 2016) – This year's International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, 9 August, will be celebrated with special events around the world, including at United Nations...

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UN SG very sad by death of Kem Ley and concerned for Cambodia Fri 15 Jul 2016

NEW YORK (13 July 2016) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon was very sad to learn of the death of Kem Ley,...

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UN rights experts condemn the killing of Cambodian political analyst and activist Kem Ley Thu 14 Jul 2016

GENEVA (13 July 2016) – A group of United Nations human rights experts today condemned the murder of Cambodian political analyst and social activist Kem Ley, known for his struggle for justice and...

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OHCHR-Cambodia is saddened and shocked at the killing of Dr. Kem Ley Mon 11 Jul 2016

PHNOM PENH (11 July 2016)  The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in...

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Fundamentalist intolerance is degrading assembly and association rights worldwide – UN expert Fri 24 Jun 2016

GENEVA (17 June 2016) – Fundamentalism understood broadly is fuelling growing intolerance worldwide, which poses a grave threat to the rights to freedom of peaceful...

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"From the Council Chamber to the People": the Human Rights Council is 10 years old, watch the new video celebrating this anniversary Fri 24 Jun 2016

GENEVA (13 June 2016) – The UN Human Rights Council, the body of the UN responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights, has set up unprecedented...

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