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UNTAC in Cambodia

the impact on human rights

by Caroline Hughes

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Published by Indochina Programme, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cambodia,
  • Cambodia.
    • Subjects:
    • United Nations. Transitional Authority in Cambodia,
    • Human rights -- Cambodia,
    • Cambodia -- Politics and government -- 1979-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 88-90).

      StatementCaroline Hughes.
      SeriesOccasional paper,, no. 92, ISEAS occasional paper ;, no. 92.
      ContributionsInstitute of Southeast Asian Studies. Indochina Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC599.C16 H84 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination90 p. ;
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL650452M
      ISBN 109813055235
      LC Control Number96945644

      In the book “The UNfin­ished Settlement of the Cam­bodia Conflict,” Lao Mong Hay wrote that many Cambod­ians eventually lost respect for Untac when some of its staff were seen visiting brothels, womanizing and displaying “excessive public drunkenness at bars and nightclubs.”Author: Wency Leung. If you want to know more about how I wrote the book, keep reading. Over a two-year period, just after I left Cambodia on J , I wrote Cambodia and the Year of UNTAC. I had originally planned to go backpacking in New Zealand, but once I arrived in Thailand I realized that the best thing I could do was stay in the same lovely small Thai.

        Untac in Cambodia by Caroline Hughes, , available at Book Depository with free delivery : Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, Caroline, UNTAC in Cambodia. Singapore: Indochina Programme, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, ©

      84 S.R. Ratner, "The Cambodia Settlement Agreements", AJIL 87 (), 1 et seq. 85 Cf. Boutros-Ghali, see note 4, 6. 86 Doyle, see n 8 T. Findlay, Cambodia: The Legacy and Lessons of UNTAC, , 4. 88 Letter from the permanent representative of Indonesia to the United Na- tions addressed to the Secretary-General, Doc. A/43/S.   Here are a few books that deal with the UNTAC period: Jacques Bekart's Cambodia Diary II deals in depth with the period. It's not the easiest read if you don't know the background well. Also, because it is basically a compilation of long news articles it lacks continuity.


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