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Oral Statement to the 48th Session of the UN Human Rights Council from Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) and ICJ, NGOs in special consultative status

Madame President, Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and the International Commission of Jurists welcome the Special Rapporteur’s report.[1] We agree that long-term “regression of… democratic space and civil and political rights and freedoms, interlinked with… monopolization of power” is the key issue.[2] Over decades, the same ruling authorities have steadily consolidated their political and economic influence. […]

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Cambodia: No Justice At 5-Year Anniversary of Kem Ley’s Death

Today, in advance of the fifth anniversary of the unlawful killing of prominent political commentator and human rights defender Kem Ley, the 45 undersigned organizations reiterate their call for the Cambodian authorities to create an independent Commission of Inquiry tasked with conducting an independent, impartial and effective investigation into Kem Ley’s death. (more…)

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