Maina Kiai

UN envoy making informal visit

The UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association will arrive in Cambodia on February 5. While the special rapporteur, Maina Kiai, is only paying “a brief non-official academic visit”, the trip comes as the constitutional right to freedom of assembly has been suspended following violent clashes between protesters and authorities. During his three-day visit, Kiai will meet with civil society groups, labour activists and other stakeholders to discuss freedom of assembly in Cambodia. Read Article: