U.N. Rights Office Says Cambodian Police Intimidated Local Staff, Civil Society Groups

A United Nations report to the Human Rights Council showed that its human rights activities and programs were subject to uninvited police presence and surveillance in Cambodia, with local rights monitoring groups facing similar adversities.

The findings were part of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres’s report to the Human Rights Council, which will be submitted on Wednesday, detailing the intimidation and reprisals faced by individuals and groups working with the multilateral organization’s human rights programs across the world.

“In Cambodia, we continue to receive reports of acts of intimidation against civil society and human rights organizations, which impede their capacity to monitor and report – including to this Council,” reads the report’s case information for Cambodia.

In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/un-rights-office-says-cambodian-police-intimidated-local-staff-civil-society-groups/5601895.html

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