Gov’t quick to slam rights group’s UPR assessment

District security guards block family members of former CNRP officials from protesting outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in January during a trial hearing. Panha Chhorpoan

Two years after Cambodia received nearly 200 recommendations during its Universal Periodic Review, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights said the government had made little progress when it came to opening Cambodia’s civic space, but had made some progress on certain aspects of the judicial system.