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OHCHR has released its human rights analysis of the draft Law on Agricultural Land in Khmer and English Fri 21 Jul 2017

PHNOM PENH (21 July 2017) - OHCHR has released its human rights analysis of the draft Law on Agricultural Land in Khmer and English. The analysis is based on the applicable international human rights...

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OHCHR welcomes the release of the Human Rights Defenders and the dropping of all charges against its own staff member Mon 10 Jul 2017

GENEVA (07 July 2017) - In Geneva today, OHCHR spokesperson Elizabeth Throssell wholeheartedly welcomed the release on bail of the five human rights defenders and the dropping of all legal proceedings...

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OHCHR has released its human rights analysis of the amended Law on Political Parties in Khmer Wed 5 Jul 2017

PHNOM PENH (5 July 2017) - OHCHR has released its human rights analysis of the amended Law on Political Parties in Khmer. The analysis draws from the key applicable provisions of the Cambodian Constitution...

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Men and boys in the fight to eliminate violence against women Fri 30 Jun 2017

GENEVA (30 June 2017) - Men and boys in the fight to eliminate violence against women

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United in supporting victims of torture Mon 26 Jun 2017

PHNOM PENH (26 June 2017) - The International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26 June marks the moment in 1987 when the Read More »


UN Human Rights Office welcomes orderly communal vote in Cambodia, calls for re-opening the civil society space Wed 7 Jun 2017

BANGKOK (7 June 2017) - The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia welcomed the orderly conduct of voting in the communal elections held across Cambodia on 4 June, and expressed hope that the smooth and...

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The IPU underscores lack of political will, urges speedy resolution of the cases against 15 CNRP Members of Parliament ... Tue 9 May 2017

PHNOM PENH (9 May 2017) - The Khmer version is now available of the decision of the Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the world organization of national parliaments, adopted on 5...

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OHCHR calls for release of the 'Adhoc 5' Fri 28 Apr 2017

Geneva (28 April 2017) - In Geneva today, on the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the arbitrary detention of the "Adhoc 5," OHCHR spokesperson Elizabeth Throssell called for their release...

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OHCHR communications database now available to the public Wed 19 Apr 2017

GENEVA (19 April 2017) – The United Nations human rights office has just opened to the public a...

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OHCHR releases human rights analysis on recently amended Law on Political Parties Mon 27 Mar 2017

PHNOM PENH (28 March 2017) – Today, OHCHR releases its human rights analysis of the amended Law on Political Parties. The analysis draws from the key applicable provisions of the Cambodian...

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