Oral Statement on Cambodia at the UN Human Rights Council 25 September 2012

Lawyers Rights Watch Canada and Asian Legal Resource Centre made a joint statement at the UN Human Rights Council on 25 September on the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia. Mentioned in the statement are human rights defenders Mr. Chan Soveth, Ms. Yorm Bopha, Ms. Tim Sakmony, and journalist Mr. Hang Serei Oudom  along with Cambodia’s “lack of independence and corruption of judges, prosecutors, court officials and lawyers, whose integrity is crucial to ending the climate of impunity.” See the full statement (pdf)