Phnom Penh Hosts 10th Cambodia-Japan Human Rights Dialogue

AKP Phnom Penh, August 06, 2019 —

The 10th Japan-Kingdom of Cambodia Human Rights Dialogue was held on Aug. 6 in Phnom Penh.

The dialogue was led respectively by Mr. Masato Otaka, Ambassador in charge of UN Affairs, Deputy Assistant Minister of Foreign Policy Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Mr. Keo Remy, President of Cambodia Human Rights Committee.

According to a press release from the Embassy of Japan in Phnom Penh AKP received this evening, during this dialogue, both countries exchanged views on human rights issues in general such as freedom of political activities, expression, assembly and association, and the independence of the judiciary.

The countries also had fruitful discussion on Japan’s capacity building assistance to Cambodia and the cooperation in the field of human rights in the international area, added the same source.

By Khan Sophirom