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#Cambodia : “No election can be genuine if the main opposition party is barred from taking part,”

“To ensure a genuine multi-party democracy in Cambodia which respects its citizens’ participation rights, the Government must immediately release detained opposition leaders and lift a ban on the opposition taking part in the July 29 general election”.

“Those who currently rule the country have one final opportunity to reverse the current trajectory, and return instead to the constitutional path of multi-party democracy and genuine elections – ensuring a level playing field for all political parties”.

“All Cambodians have a right to openly debate and discuss political affairs; the media must be allowed to scrutinise and criticise, as well as inform the public; and civil society, including NGOs, should be encouraged to play an active role in State affairs,”.

“A liberal multi-party democracy is an essential, entrenched and non-amendable feature of the Constitution of Cambodia.”

DOWLOAD 30-04-2018 Cambodia SR election press release

 

អ្នក​រាយការណ៍​ពិសេស​ ​អ.ស.ប.​ចាត់​ទុក​ការ​បោះឆ្នោត​ខែ​កក្កដា​ថា​ ​«មិន​ពិតប្រាកដ»​ ​បើ​គ្មាន​គណ​បក្ស​ប្រឆាំង​ចូល​រួម

 

អ្នកស្រី រ៉ូណា ស្មីត ថា​ការ​បោះឆ្នោត​ដែល​គ្មាន​ការ​ចូលរួម​ពី​បក្ស​ប្រឆាំង​គឺ​​មិន​ត្រឹមត្រូវ

01 May 2018

#Cambodia : #UN calls for restoration of democracy

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Cambodia: UN Special Rapporteur calls for restoration of democracy and vibrant civil society

12 Dec 2017

La Démocratie au #Cambodge est menacée : Les Nations Unies des droits de l’homme

Cambodian democracy under threat from moves against opposition, UN expert warns

 

UN បារម្ភ​ដល់​ការ​បោះឆ្នោត​ ​និង​លទ្ធិ​ប្រជាធិបតេយ្យ​នៅ​កម្ពុជា

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13 Oct 2017

#cambodge : Arrestation de KEM Sokha : communiqué des Nations Unies

Comment by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on arrest of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha

GENEVA (4 September 2017) – I am seriously concerned at the arrest of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha, which appears to have been carried out with no respect for due process guarantees, including respect for his parliamentary immunity. 

He has been accused of treason, which carries a prison term of between 15 to 30 years, based on a video of a speech he made in 2013 and which has been publicly available since then. I am also concerned that numerous public statements by the Prime Minister and high-ranking officials about Sokha’s supposed guilt breach the presumption of innocence and the right to a fair trial to which he is entitled under Cambodian and international human rights law.

Sokha’s arrest is all the more worrying as it takes place amid other recent measures by the Royal Government of Cambodia. These have led to the closure of a foreign non-governmental organisation and have targeted media companies, including numerous radio stations and one of the main independent English language newspapers, The Cambodia Daily, which has now been forced to cease publication after 24 years.

 

04 Sep 2017

#cambodge : Loi sur les Partis Politiques de HUN Sen condamnée par les Nations Unies

អ្នក​នាំ​ពាក្យ​បក្ស​កាន់​អំណាច​មិន​ចាប់​អារម្មណ៍​នឹង​បទ​វិភាគ​របស់​អ.ស.ប​ស្ដីពី​វិសោធនកម្ម​ច្បាប់

 

UN Says Party Law Contravenes International Law, Calls for Overhaul

UN Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) country representative Wan-Hea Lee speaks during a press conference in Phnom Penh last month.

Party Law breaches international human rights standards, says UN

30 Mar 2017

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