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CHRC, OHCHR discuss human rights situation in Cambodia

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) yesterday met Roeuida El Hage, Representative of Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to Cambodia to assess the human rights condition in Cambodia and to strengthen the cooperation between the two human rights organisations. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501089869/chrc-ohchr-discuss-human-rights-situation-in-cambodia/

CHRC kick-starts Asean meeting with focus on human rights promotion

Cambodia Human Rights Committee (CHRC) did not speak on the Myanmar crisis but instead focused on Asean’s Human Rights Achievement 2021 and strategic plans on the first day of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) 34th meeting being held via videoconference from yesterday ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501050285/chrc-kick-starts-asean-meeting-with-focus-on-human-rights-promotion/

CHRC, French envoys talk rights

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) and the French embassy in Phnom Penh have pledged to deepen and improve relations between the two countries, especially on human rights cooperation, with both sides agreeing that this is an area that requires attention. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chrc-french-envoys-talk-rights

CHRC all set to debate rights report with UN expert panel

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) will defend the government’s National Human Rights Report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights at the UN Office in Geneva, Switzerland, in March. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chrc-all-set-debate-rights-report-un-expert-panel

CHRC, UN plan rights workshop

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) is working with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cambodia (OHCHR) to organise a regional workshop on October 28 to accelerate the establishment of a National Human Rights Institution based on the Paris Principles. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/chrc-un-plan-rights-workshop

CHRC responds to recent human rights criticisms

The Cambodia Human Rights Committee (CHRC) on Wednesday issued a press release on the situation of human rights, the implementation of democracy and the rule of law in Cambodia.   ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/chrc-responds-recent-human-rights-criticisms

Special Rapporteur voices concern over freedom of expression

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) has said it will consider concerns voiced by United Nations Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith over peaceful assembly to promote human rights in the Kingdom. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757290/special-rapporteur-voices-concern-over-freedom-of-expression/

PM: Kingdom will not bow to ‘preaching’ on human rights

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said “the forest had not been seen for the trees” when the human rights situation in Cambodia was assessed and that the Kingdom would not bow to preaching on the matter. Hun Sen was presiding over a ceremony on ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-kingdom-will-not-bow-preaching-human-rights

Rights committee in UPR review

The Cambodia Human Rights Committee (CHRC) led a delegation to participate in the 32nd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN in Geneva, Switzerland, for the third time, it said in a press release issued on Friday. It said Cambodia had already submitted documents last ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rights-committee-upr-review

Raising the profile of LGBT rights

The Cambodia Human Rights Committee has defended the government’s record on LGBT rights and urged LGBT people to protect themselves from HIV. Keo Remy, director of CHRC, said on Sunday that LGBT people should not lose hope and be depressed by discrimination. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50564715/raising-the-profile-of-lgbt-rights/

NGO criticizes rights report

A civil society group yesterday rebuked a recent report by the Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR), claiming the scathing report on the country’s legislative practices violated Asean principles. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36947/ngo-criticizes-rights-report/

New head of human rights committee

Keo Remy, a Council of Ministers secretary of state and former member of the opposition, will replace Mak Sambath as the head of the Cambodia Human Rights Committee (CHRC), according to a Royal Decree issued last Wednesday. ...

Taing Vida
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/24718/new-head-of-human-rights-committee/

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