UN rapporteur to visit Kingdom

Rhona Smith, the UN special rapporteur for human rights in Cambodia, will start her 10-day visit to the Kingdom today, with plans to meet government officials, opposition party activists and civil society workers. Am Sam Ath, a senior coordinator for rights group Licadho, said he was not sure who Ms. Smith would meet while she was here, but added that if he did get to meet her, he would ask about the situations surrounding land disputes, the country’s judiciary and systemic human rights violations. …

May Titthara