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New York: Amid growing restrictions on civic space and press freedoms in Cambodia, journalists are being increasingly subjected to various forms of harassment, pressure, and violence, according to a new report published on Wednesday by the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR). more
Cambodia: UN human rights wing concerned by media, civil society curbs

New York, Aug 26(Just Earth News): Measures in Cambodia, which left radio programmes and licences suspended, have sparked the United Nations human rights wing to call on the Government for p ...

Cambodia: UN experts call for immediate release of five human rights defenders

New York, Jan 24 (Just Earth News): Two United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday called on the Government of Cambodia for the immediate release of five human rights defenders detaine ...

Cambodia: Political crackdown reaching a dangerous tipping point warns UN expert

New York, Nov 24 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Expressing deep concern about the breakdown in the dialogue between Cambodia's main political parties, a United Nations expert on Monday warned that ...

Cambodia: ‘Substantial grounds’ to believe Montagnards may be in danger, UN warns

New York, Dec 20 (JEN): The United Nations agencies responsible for human rights and refugees are voicing concern Friday over the health and well-being of 13 Vietnamese Montagnards who have ...

Cambodia: UN refugee agency voices concern over possible deportation of Montagnards

New York, Dec 3 (JEN) The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesdaythat it is deeply concerned at reports that Cambodian police are seeking 13 Montagnards to deport to Viet Nam a ...

Cambodia: UN-backed report reveals scope of violence against children

New York, Oct 23 (JEN): Over half of Cambodian children have experienced at least one form of violence before the age of 18 while roughly a quarter have been emotionally abused, a new United ...

Cambodia: Amid human rights progress, UN expert calls for more reform

New York, Sept 25 (JEN) Cambodia may be on the verge of a new era in human rights protection, an independent United Nations human rights expert declared on Wednesday, adding that while the p ...

UN rights office urges probe into clashes between security forces, protesters in Cambodia

New York, July 19 (JEN) The United Nations on Friday said it is deeply concerned about the clashes that erupted earlier this week in the Cambodian capital between security forces and opposit ...

Cambodia: UN rights expert calls for a widening of democratic space, other reforms

New York, June 25 (JEN): Having ended his eleventh fact-finding mission, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia Wednesday noted progress in key a ...