Phnom Penh (FN), Nov. 8 – The representative of the Permanent Mission of Cambodia to the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, issued a press release on 8 November 2019 to dismiss news release by export on human rights in Cambodia.

"It is with great dismay to learn about the news release dated 08 November 2019 of Professor Rhona Smith, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, concerning the kingdom's latest development on the ground. As it contains unbalanced and misleading assessment, the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UNOG is compelled to offer factual and legal clarifications as follows:"