UN human rights office ‘gets two-year extension after MoU’

In a meeting with the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, the Cambodian government said it had extended the mandate of the human rights office in Cambodia for a further two years, while requesting “cooperation” on rights issues before it makes evaluations.

While an Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) “welcomed” the move, a local rights activist pointed out that as an independent institution, the OHCHR “does not require agreement from the government” to report on Cambodian issues.

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