Rift with UN rights body ends

The government has patched up a quarrel with the United Nations’ human rights wing less than two weeks before the organization would have been forced out of Cambodia. But the two-year agreement came with a reminder of Cambodia’s sovereignty and the principle of non-interference in national affairs. It followed complaints by the government that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) in Cambodia had consistently overstepped the bounds of its roles defined in the previous agreement. …

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