Cambodia leaders reject visiting UN rights envoy Brett Murphy at 11:12 AM ET
[JURIST] UN human rights envoy Yash Ghai [appointment notice] arrived in Cambodia [JURIST news archive] Tuesday to prepare his latest report on the country's rights situation but encountered opposition from Cambodian authorities who claim that Ghai's previous reports were distorted. Ghai had expressed hope that he would be able to hear reactions to his work, but government officials, including National Assembly President Heng Samrin, have said that it is "pointless" to meet with Ghai. Cambodian officials accuse Ghai of being biased and unreliable.
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