GENEVA (11 December 2017) – As the world marked the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948, Cambodia should return to a path of multi-party democracy and ensure full freedom for civil society and journalists to operate, said Rhona Smith, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the country.
“I am particularly concerned about the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on 16 November, the banning of 118 CNRP members from political activity for five years and the reallocation of all the party's local and national seats to unelected members of the ruling and other parties,” said the Special Rapporteur.

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