U.N. rapporteurs chastise Cambodian government for “cycle” of arrests

Prominent unionist Rong Chhun leaves the Supreme Court in Phnom Penh on November 11, 2020, after attending a bail hearing. Panha Chhorpoan

A group of United Nations rights rapporteurs on Monday called for the Cambodian government to stop the “systemic detention” of activists and human rights defenders, a reference to a slew of arrests following the jailing of prominent unionist Rong Chhun.