Cambodia's government uses courts to silence critics: U.N. rapporteur

November 18, 2014 2:10 PM

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Cambodia's government uses courts to silence critics: U.N. rapporteur

GENEVA (Reuters) - Cambodia's government is using the country's judiciary to silence opposition parties and other critics of its policies, a United Nations investigator said on Tuesday.

Nepalese-born barrister and academic Surya Sabedi, said the situation was highlighted by a recent series of arrests that were promptly followed by mass trials and convictions for participation in peaceful protests.

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