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PM’s Geneva trip ‘a success’

After Prime Minister Hun Sen returned from his July 3-5 visit to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Switzerland, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation described the meetings as “successful”. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pms-geneva-trip-success

UN: Large number of voters ‘alienated’

The spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) claimed a significant proportion of the Cambodian population was left alienated in the July 29 elections after the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-large-number-voters-alienated

Indigenous groups call for a halt to forced relocations

Over100 indigenous groups from eight of the Kingdom’s provinces asked the government on Thursday to grant them land concessions instead of forcing their relocation. Celebrating the 24th International Day of Indigenous People, the groups gathered under the banner of the Indigenous People’s Migration and Movement. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/indigenous-groups-call-halt-forced-relocations

NEC defends election code of conduct for media

The National Election Committee has hit back at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for saying that a media code of conduct for the upcoming national election was issued to restrict news dissemination. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50501955/nec-defends-election-code-of-conduct-for-media/

UN urges government to protect rights

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights yesterday urged the Cambodian government to guarantee all political and civil rights ahead of next year’s election, while the government’s Human Rights Committee dismissed allegations of wrongdoing. ...

Leonie Kijewski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-urges-government-protect-rights

Youth to protest Vietnam land grabs

The Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) is urging the public to join a mass demonstration on October 10 against Vietnam, due to what they say is a continued encroachment by the neighboring country on Cambodian territory through two settlements currently under construction. In an announcement sent out ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30212/youth-to-protest-vietnam-land-grabs/

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