Tag: Human rights in Cambodia

Thai scholar starts as UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia

A Thai scholar Prof. Vitit Muntarbhorn is set to take up his role as the new UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia on 1 April 2021. Government officials, human rights experts and analysts have expressed optimism that the first UN’s human rights envoy to Cambodia from an ASEAN nation will…

Finland highly critical of Cambodia’s human rights records

During a session of the Human Rights Council’s General Debate, which was highly critical of Cambodia’s human rights records, Finland’s delegate Kirsti Kauppi stated that the human rights situation in Cambodia continues to deteriorate. According to Phnom Penh Post, Kirsti Kauppi said: “We call for the government of Cambodia to cooperate with the Office of…