Cambodia premier condemns use of rights as ‘political tool’

Geneva – Cambodia’s premier Hun Sen condemned the use of human rights as a “political tool” in a UN speech on Tuesday (Jul 2), in his latest pushback against Western pressure over his government’s record.

Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia for more than 34 years, has faced criticism over elections last year that were held without the opposition after the Supreme Court dissolved the party in the run-up to the vote.

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