U.N. human rights envoy Surya Subedi on Thursday condemned the State’s recent use of lethal force against protesters and called for an independent investigation into the incident earlier this month when military police shot dead five striking garment workers and wounded more than 40. At a press conference at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Phnom Penh to wrap up his 10th mission to Cambodia, Mr. Subedi said he had initially welcomed large-scale demonstrations at the end of 2013 as “a sign of maturing democracy in Cambodia.” However, he said, the government’s deadly
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