Free the detained five, UN urges

A United Nations expert has called on the government to immediately release human rights and National Election Committee officials who have been controversially accused of bribing a witness.

“The charges are seen as politically motivated and in November 2016, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention ruled their detention to be ‘arbitrary’,” said Rhona Smith, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia. …

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