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UNSG concerned about Cambodia Tue 31 May 2016

NEW YORK (31 May 2016) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon expressed concern “about the escalating tensions between the ruling and opposition parties in Cambodia, particularly arrests or...

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IPU calls for accountability in cases concerning 12 Cambodian opposition Members of Parliament Tue 31 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (31 May 2016) – The Khmer translation of the decisions of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the world organization of national parliaments, relating to five cases concerning 12 Cambodian...

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UNSG encourages a non-threatening environment of democratic dialogue Sun 29 May 2016

NEW YORK (29 May 2016) – The spokesperson of the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said that “a non-threatening environment of democratic dialogue is essential for political stability and a...

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OHCHR-Cambodia launches new Android interactive voice response (IVR) app on arrest rights Mon 23 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (23 May 2016) – Through interactive voice response (IVR) technology, listeners with a smartphone can choose the information they want to access. OHCHR-Cambodia is using this technology to...

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UN Free & Equal video, "The Price of Exclusion", now available in Khmer Tue 17 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (17 May 2016) – How much does discrimination really cost? The UN Free & Equal campaign's video, "The Price of Exclusion", shows just how much discrimination against LGBT...

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UN rights experts urge Cambodia to stop attacks against civil society and human rights defenders Thu 12 May 2016

GENEVA (12 May 2016) – United Nations human rights experts* today called on the Government of Cambodia to stop targeting civil society, human rights defenders, parliamentarians and UN personnel, and to...

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UN Free & Equal releases new video for IDAHOT: "Why We Fight" Thu 12 May 2016

GENEVA (12 May 2016) – To celebrate the International Day against Homophobia & Transphobia on 17 May 2016, United Nations Free & Equal asked ‪#‎LGBT‬ activists and allies around the world...

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OHCHR-Cambodia participates in International Day of Families in ThbongKhmum Wed 11 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (11 May 2016) – OHCHR was invited to attend the celebration in Cambodia of the International Day of Families organized by...

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OHCHR-Cambodia collaborates with Ministry of Rural Development in indigenous peoples' identity registration initiative Fri 6 May 2016

PHNOM PENH (06 May 2016) – Since the beginning of the year, OHCHR has embarked in a collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) and the Koh Kong sub-national authorities for the &ldquo...

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Countering violent extremism, a ‘perfect excuse’ to restrict free speech and control the media – UN expert World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2016 Tue 3 May 2016

GENEVA (3 May 2013) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye, today warned that efforts to counter ‘violent extremism’ can be the ‘perfect excuse...

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