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Cambodia human rights

Cambodia’s Former PM Sues Rights Activist For Defamation

Cambodia’s Former PM Sues Rights Activist For Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
The lawsuit, filed on Monday, is the latest sign that the country's rolling political crackdown is continuing under its new-look leadership.

Rights Groups Condemn Thailand’s Arrest of Cambodian Dissident Exiles

Rights Groups Condemn Thailand’s Arrest of Cambodian Dissident Exiles

By Sebastian Strangio
The arrest of the three Cambodian dissidents came ahead of a state visit by Prime Minister Hun Manet on February 7.
Cambodian Government Critic Arrested for Facebook Post

Cambodian Government Critic Arrested for Facebook Post

By Sebastian Strangio
Ny Nak's arrest comes four months after he was beaten up in broad daylight in the capital Phnom Penh.

UNESCO Has Failed to Prevent Forced Evictions at Angkor Wat

UNESCO Has Failed to Prevent Forced Evictions at Angkor Wat

By Sambath Reth
The rights group Amnesty International claims that thousands of families have been evicted from the world-famous temples over the past year.

Cambodian PM’s First 100 Days Show Real Transfer of Power Yet to Come

Cambodian PM’s First 100 Days Show Real Transfer of Power Yet to Come

By Sam Rainsy
As expected, the new government led by Prime Minister Hun Manet has been a case of old wine in new bottles.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Cambodian Court Sentences Opposition Figure to 3 Years Prison

Cambodian Court Sentences Opposition Figure to 3 Years Prison

By Sebastian Strangio
The sentence came just weeks after Thach Setha was sentenced to 18 months prison for allegedly passing fraudulent checks.

Could Cambodia’s New Prime Minister Release Theary Seng?

Could Cambodia’s New Prime Minister Release Theary Seng?

By Luke Hunt
With a new administration in office, the family of the imprisoned Khmer-American lawyer hope for her freedom.
Hun Manet 1, US State Department 0

Hun Manet 1, US State Department 0

By Arthur Eremita
Washington flip-flops on $18 million Cambodia aid penalty.

Hun Sen’s Legacy is the Defeat of Western Foreign Policy

Hun Sen’s Legacy is the Defeat of Western Foreign Policy

By Gordon Conochie
The long-serving Cambodian leader has demonstrated that there is nothing natural or inevitable about the emergence of liberal democracy.

Meta Watchdog Calls for Suspension of Cambodian Leader’s Facebook Account

Meta Watchdog Calls for Suspension of Cambodian Leader’s Facebook Account

By Sebastian Strangio
The firm's independent Oversight Board said that a January speech by PM Hun Sen, in which he threatened to "beat up" his opponents, violated its policy on violence and incitement.

Compelled Speech on the March in Cambodia With New ‘Mandatory’ Voting Law

Compelled Speech on the March in Cambodia With New ‘Mandatory’ Voting Law

By David Hutt
It is no longer enough to remain silent and keep out of politics. Cambodians are now required to actively affirm the ruling regime – including at the ballot box.
A Tale of Two Women

A Tale of Two Women

By Kiko Pangilinan
Theary Seng of Cambodia and Leila de Lima of the Philippines have both been imprisoned for standing up for truth and justice.

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