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UN experts say Kem Sokha trial is “tainted” Fri 17 Jan 2020

GENEVA (17 January 2020) – UN human rights experts expressed concerns about the treason trial that opened this week against Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha, saying the entire process from the...

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Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Human Rights Day 2019 Tue 10 Dec 2019

GENEVA (9 December 2019) – This has been a year of tremendous activism – notably by young people. It is particularly fitting that this year we mark Human Rights Day during the crucial UN...

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Media statement by Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia on the partial lifting of judicial restriction of Kem Sokha by Cambodian court Wed 13 Nov 2019

GENEVA (11 November 2019) - The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, welcomes the partial lifting of some judicial restrictions on Cambodian political opposition...

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Cambodia: UN expert concerned at escalating tensions and crackdown Wed 13 Nov 2019

GENEVA (8 November 2019) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia has expressed grave concerns about the heightened political crackdown across the country, calling on...

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Assessment of the Credit Opportunities for Indigenous Communities in Cambodia Holding a Collective Land Title Mon 16 Sep 2019

In recent years, in the same way as in other areas in rural Cambodia, indigenous communities have increasingly turned towards microfinance institutions for loans. Our study aims at comparing indigenous...

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Opening statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet Mon 9 Sep 2019

GENEVA (9 September 2019) - In addition to an important section on climate change, the statement below contains specific references to Cambodia, ...
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Special Rapporteur’s reports 2019 Tue 27 Aug 2019

GENEVA (27 August 2019) – The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia provides an update on the human rights situation in Cambodia and analyses the Cambodian Sustainable...

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Annual report 2019 of OHCHR on its work in Cambodia Wed 31 Jul 2019

GENEVA (31 July 2019) – The annual report of OHCHR on its work in Cambodia has just been released.
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UN experts concerned by arrests around Kem Ley memorial service Fri 26 Jul 2019

GENEVA (26 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* today called on the Cambodian authorities to release and drop charges against two men who were arrested in connection with activities marking the third...

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OHCHR report: “People’s Court”, Preventing and responding to “popular justice” in Cambodia Fri 19 Jul 2019

The report is the result of over two years of documenting and monitoring individual cases of popular justice, as well as the State’s response, and identifies some factors and structural causes leading...

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