Thursday, 21 January 2010

Prof Subedi calls on Cambodian PM

via CAAI News Media
Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Professor Surya P. Subedi of Nepal who is the UN human rights envoy for Cambodia met with the Prime Minister of Cambodia in Phnom Penh on Tuesday to review the human rights situation in the country and to identify the areas for improvement.

The two-hour-long meeting focussed on freedom of expression, press freedom, freedom of association, the independence of the judiciary and land rights in the country.

Professor Subedi offered his assistance to the government of Cambodia to improve the human rights situation in the country.

Prime Minister Hun Sen was receptive to the ideas and they agreed to work together on a number of issues.

Professor Subedi is on a two-week long fact-finding and human rights monitoring visit of Cambodia on behalf of the UN.

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