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Cambodian Court Sentences Opposition Leader to Life Imprisonment
October 20, 2022

Cambodian Court Sentences Opposition Leader to Life Imprisonment

By Sebastian Strangio
Sam Rainsy is accused of plotting to cede four Cambodian provinces to the country's indigenous peoples.
Why Did Cambodia’s Hun Sen Sue His Rival in a French Court?
October 13, 2022

Why Did Cambodia’s Hun Sen Sue His Rival in a French Court?

By David Hutt
The Cambodian leader may have wanted simply to clear his name – but there is another, more chilling, explanation.

French Court Rejects Cambodian PM’s Claim of Defamation Against Opposition Leader
October 12, 2022

French Court Rejects Cambodian PM’s Claim of Defamation Against Opposition Leader

By David Whitehouse
Exiled opposition figure Sam Rainsy had accused Prime Minister Hun Sen of responsibility for the deaths of a leading Cambodian trade unionist and the former chief of police.

Opposition Politician Found Guilty of Defaming Cambodian Ruling Party
October 10, 2022

Opposition Politician Found Guilty of Defaming Cambodian Ruling Party

By Luke Hunt
Son Chhay of the Candlelight Party has been ordered to pay $750,000 for questioning the fairness of this year's commune election.

Myanmar’s Junta Chief Not Invited to ASEAN Summit, Cambodia Confirms
October 06, 2022

Myanmar’s Junta Chief Not Invited to ASEAN Summit, Cambodia Confirms

By Sebastian Strangio
But it remains unclear whether the Southeast Asian bloc will take a fresh approach to Myanmar's metastasizing crisis.
Cambodia Microfinance Should be Taxed to Address Climate Change Impact, Research Says
October 04, 2022

Cambodia Microfinance Should be Taxed to Address Climate Change Impact, Research Says

By David Whitehouse
In contrast to the industry’s claim that microfinance allows borrowers to expand their businesses, many Cambodians "have no choice but to borrow to make ends meet.”

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.

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