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UN Rights Envoy Claims General Election ‘Not Genuine’ Without Banned Opposition Party

UN Rights Envoy Claims General Election ‘Not Genuine’ Without Banned Opposition Party 03 May 2018 Hul Reaksmey VOA Khmer UN Envoy on Human Rights Rhona Smith at a press conference on human rights in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, March 14, 2018. (Hul Reaksmey/VOA Khmer) Rhona Smith said the government must immediately release the detained opposition leaders and lift a ban on the opposition taking part in the July 29 general election. PHNOM PENH — Rhona Smith, the UN’s special rapporteur on human…

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Independent UN expert welcomes electoral reform agreement in Cambodia

Op-Ed: UNs Independent UN expert welcomes electoral reform agreement in Cambodia Surya P. Subedi, Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in Cambodia. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré 6 March 2014 – An independent United Nations human rights expert hailed a five-point agreement reached today by Cambodia’s two main political parties to initiate electoral reforms in the country towards a more transparent process, and greater freedom of expression and right to public assembly. “I welcome the agreements reached by the Joint…

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