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Cambodia Needs to Move Past the Narrative of ‘National Salvation’
September 28, 2022

Cambodia Needs to Move Past the Narrative of ‘National Salvation’

By David Hutt
For decades, politicians on all sides of the political spectrum have framed the country's choice as one between salvation and extinction.

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Upholds Genocide Conviction
September 22, 2022

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Upholds Genocide Conviction

By Luke Hunt
The ECCC delivers its final verdict with closure on the horizon.
The Met’s Cambodia Problem
September 20, 2022

The Met’s Cambodia Problem

By Sribala Subramanian
The museum’s prized collection of Khmer artifacts may have dubious origins.

Improving Access to Care for Khmer Rouge Genocide Survivors
September 16, 2022

Improving Access to Care for Khmer Rouge Genocide Survivors

By Youk Chhang
A majority of Khmer Rouge survivors surveyed cited financial circumstances as a reason for not seeking treatment for mental or physical health conditions, disabilities, or ailments. 

Will Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Resign Next Year?
September 16, 2022

Will Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Resign Next Year?

By David Hutt
There are numerous signs that the long-planned transition of power from the prime minister to his son may happen sooner rather than later.

Cambodia Opens Third Mass Trial of Opposition Activists
September 16, 2022

Cambodia Opens Third Mass Trial of Opposition Activists

By Sebastian Strangio
The 37 defendants are accused of "incitement to treason" over an opposition politician's failed attempt to return to Cambodia from exile in early 2021.

ASEAN Urged to Intervene Over Human Trafficking
September 14, 2022

ASEAN Urged to Intervene Over Human Trafficking

By Luke Hunt
Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar have been cited as key trafficking destinations by victims' groups.
Defamation Trial of Cambodian Opposition Leader Opens in Paris
September 02, 2022

Defamation Trial of Cambodian Opposition Leader Opens in Paris

By David Whitehouse
Sam Rainsy has finally received his day in court – but in Paris rather than in Phnom Penh.

Taiwan Grapples with Human Trafficking Spike
September 01, 2022

Taiwan Grapples with Human Trafficking Spike

By Brian Hioe
Increasing revelations in August about Taiwanese trafficked into Cambodia has become a significant political issue in Taiwan.

Should Cambodia Ban Casinos?
August 30, 2022

Should Cambodia Ban Casinos?

By David Hutt
The recent gambling boom has tarnished Cambodia's reputation and turned the country into a magnet for human trafficking and other criminal activity.

Should ASEAN Take a Stronger Position on the Ukraine War?
August 27, 2022

Should ASEAN Take a Stronger Position on the Ukraine War?

By Frederick Kliem and Ian Seow Cheng Wei
ASEAN and its individual member states have mostly avoided taking a strong stance on the conflict. Is that a sign of weakness, or a smart diplomatic move?
Cambodia Readies Third Mass Trial of Opposition Officials
August 24, 2022

Cambodia Readies Third Mass Trial of Opposition Officials

By Sebastian Strangio
As the country heads toward national elections next year, the government is seeking to neutralize the influence of opposition leaders living in exile abroad.

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