Geneva (FN), Nov. 17 – The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia in Geneva is disturbed by personal view voiced by Professor Mary Lawlor, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, in the news release dated 16 November 2020, as to the nature of civil society and human rights defenders in Cambodia.

“The Permanent Mission of Cambodia maintains that an assessment on a country can only be credible when it is properly informed by factual and legal context on the ground with verified source of information and holistic perspective.”

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