Cambodia rejects UN rights claim

Cambodia’s Permanent Mission to the UN Office in Geneva on Friday hit back at David Kaye, the UN special rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression after he raised concerns over the repression of free speech and the right to information in certain countries during the Covid-19 pandemic, including Cambodia.

The Cambodian mission was utterly dismayed and said Kaye’s conclusion in his report was misleading and faulty regarding the nature of Cambodia’s integrated response to Covid-19.

It said the Cambodian government is ramping up its battle against the proliferation of false information.

In full: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-rejects-un-rights-claim

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