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Leuprecht returns

Leuprecht returns

The UN's special representative on human rights to Cambodia, Peter Leuprecht, arrived

June 3. Leuprecht said a number of countries wanted the UN and the government to

talk again about a Khmer Rouge tribunal. He said a domestic trial would lack credibility,

adding it would be regrettable if a UN-backed trial did not take place. Among the

other issues he will discuss with the government are access to education and housing,

judicial reform and next year's General Election due by July.

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