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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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Youth Human Rights Champion Competition 2019 Thu 11 Jul 2019

UN Human Rights Cambodia, in partnership with CIYA, CRC-Cambodia, CVS, CYN and YCC, and under financial support from the European Union co-organizes the Youth Human Rights Champion Competition to recognize...

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Opening Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council Mon 24 Jun 2019

GENEVA (24 June 2019) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, addresses the Human Rights Council at its 41st regular session.

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