Leuprecht Plans March Visit to Cambodia in

Peter Leuprecht, the special representative of the UN Sec­retary-General for Human Rights in Cambodia, will visit in early March, according to Margo Picken, country director of the Office of the UN High Commis­sion for Human Rights.

Leuprecht issued a report Mon­day on violence related to the upcoming commune elections and plans to issue two more reports before his next visit, Picken said.

Leuprecht has said that his meetings with government officials last November were “fruitful.” Shortly after Leuprecht left, Prime Minister Hun Sen called him “stupid” for remarks he made to a UN General Assembly committee concerning a group of Cambodians who had been resettled on heavily mined land near Poipet.

 

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