School of Law

Professor Surya Subedi calls for shooting probe

20 January 2014 |

In his role as UN special rapporteur for Cambodia, Professor Subedi calls for an investigation into the security forces' role against clothing workers earlier this month.

This was part of a six day 'fact finding mission', where Professor Subedi also offered to act as a mediator between the Cambodian People's Party and the opposition, Cambodia National Rescue Party. Here after it is hoped that Cambodians will heading to the polls following the implementation of his recommendations.

He is quoted saying; “I strongly recommend that an investigation be undertaken on who issued and who carried out the order to shoot; if no such order was given, the individuals who fired their weapons must be brought to justice.”

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