Cambodia slammed for deteriorating human rights situation
HUMAN rights in Cambodia took centre stage on Wednesday as two United Nations officials warned of the country’s growing repression and disregard for civil liberties. United Nations Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith urged the government to respect the rule of law and not “rule by law” during a meeting with the head of the government’s human rights committee, reported Radio Free Asia. “I did discuss the need to have full rights of political participation in Cambodia and for the views of the people who want the results of the elections to be respected and recognised,” she told reporters, referring to a general election in July. SEE ALSO: Cambodia: Protesters burn Hun Sen effigy after he threatens to ‘beat’ them Smith said she also discussed the compatibility of laws with international human rights standards, and the abuse of laws that are “used to restrict or limit freedom of expression” in the country. The...
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