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Cambodia Charges Eco-Activists With Conspiracy, Royal Defamation
June 23, 2021

Cambodia Charges Eco-Activists With Conspiracy, Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
The three activists are the latest victims of the government's war against the advocacy group Mother Nature Cambodia.

A Year on, No Word on Fate of Abducted Thai Dissident
June 04, 2021

A Year on, No Word on Fate of Abducted Thai Dissident

By Sebastian Strangio
The rights group Amnesty International calls the Cambodian government's investigation “negligent.”
US Engagement with Cambodia Needs to Move Beyond the ‘China Factor’
June 04, 2021

US Engagement with Cambodia Needs to Move Beyond the ‘China Factor’

By Sao Phal Niseiy
Despite its concerns about China's increasing influence, the U.S. needs to engage with Cambodia more, not less.

How the US Can Help Cambodians Restore Their Country’s Democracy
June 02, 2021

How the US Can Help Cambodians Restore Their Country’s Democracy

By Mu Sochua
The U.S. should propose a post-pandemic development program based on human rights, democratic principles, and the rule of law.

Trio of Cambodian Youth Imprisoned for Environmental Activism
May 06, 2021

Trio of Cambodian Youth Imprisoned for Environmental Activism

By Sebastian Strangio
In recent years, the environmental group Mother Nature has become a major irritant for Prime Minister Hun Sen's government.

Cambodia and Its ‘Dictator’ Struggle With the Pandemic
April 14, 2021

Cambodia and Its ‘Dictator’ Struggle With the Pandemic

By Luke Hunt
The WHO issues “dire warning” ahead of Khmer New Year.

European Parliament Turns up the Heat on Cambodia’s Hun Sen
March 16, 2021

European Parliament Turns up the Heat on Cambodia’s Hun Sen

By Sebastian Strangio
The strongly-worded resolution is unlikely to induce any change of heart on the part of Cambodia's corrupt and self-focused elites.
Cambodian Court Sentences Opposition Leader to Heavy Prison Term
March 02, 2021

Cambodian Court Sentences Opposition Leader to Heavy Prison Term

By Sebastian Strangio
Sam Rainsy and eight former CNRP officials have been accused of seeking to overthrow the Cambodian government in late 2019.

Japanese ‘Magnitsky Law’ Would Send a Strong Message to Cambodia’s Hun Sen
February 24, 2021

Japanese ‘Magnitsky Law’ Would Send a Strong Message to Cambodia’s Hun Sen

By Sam Rainsy
A Japanese Magnitsky law would allow Tokyo to develop a distinctive Asian voice on human rights and democracy.

Extending its Crackdown, Cambodia Unveils Internet Gateway
February 18, 2021

Extending its Crackdown, Cambodia Unveils Internet Gateway

By Sebastian Strangio
The proposed National Internet Gateway would give the CPP government a new tool for quashing critical online commentary.

Under Cover of Myanmar’s Coup, Neighboring Countries Continue Crackdowns
February 10, 2021

Under Cover of Myanmar’s Coup, Neighboring Countries Continue Crackdowns

By Sebastian Strangio
Once again, Myanmar is the pariah state that relativizes the rest of the region’s abuses.
Cambodian Exile Return Bid Crashes Into Visa Hurdle
January 18, 2021

Cambodian Exile Return Bid Crashes Into Visa Hurdle

By Sebastian Strangio
The attempt nonetheless succeeded in drawing international attention to the repression inside the country.

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