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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.

Why Cambodia’s Opposition Parties Must Unite
August 22, 2022

Why Cambodia’s Opposition Parties Must Unite

By David Hutt
Unity offers the only hope for defeating Prime Minister Hun Sen – but cynicism and egotism stand in the way.
Cambodia Confirms CPP’s Landslide Victory in Commune Election
June 27, 2022

Cambodia Confirms CPP’s Landslide Victory in Commune Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Hun Sen's party won nearly three-quarters of the vote in an election marred by claims of vote-buying and intimidation.

Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha’s Divorce of Necessity in Cambodia
June 20, 2022

Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha’s Divorce of Necessity in Cambodia

By David Hutt
The split between the country's two most prominent opposition leaders has been five years in the making.

Cambodia Sentences 31 Opposition Figures to Prison in Second Mass Trial
June 14, 2022

Cambodia Sentences 31 Opposition Figures to Prison in Second Mass Trial

By Sebastian Strangio
Outside the courtroom, police arrested the prominent Cambodian-American activist Theary Seng.

In Cambodia, Local Elections Hold Out a Glimmer of Progress
June 02, 2022

In Cambodia, Local Elections Hold Out a Glimmer of Progress

By Andrew Nachemson
The long-ruling CPP is almost certain to win this weekend's commune election, but a revived opposition could reopen the political space.

Cambodia Polls Unlikely to be Credible and Transparent, Says Watchdog
May 10, 2022

Cambodia Polls Unlikely to be Credible and Transparent, Says Watchdog

By Sebastian Strangio
The June 5 commune and sangkat elections have been largely pre-scripted by the ruling CPP, but the international response could be something to watch.
How the Candlelight Party Can Restore Political Pluralism to Cambodia
April 01, 2022

How the Candlelight Party Can Restore Political Pluralism to Cambodia

By Sam Rainsy
Since the banning of the Cambodia National Rescue Party in 2017, an old party has kept its flame burning.

Cambodia Convicts 20 Opposition Activists on Vague, Political Charges
March 18, 2022

Cambodia Convicts 20 Opposition Activists on Vague, Political Charges

By Sebastian Strangio
The convictions come ahead of important commune council elections scheduled for June.

As Cambodian Election Season Nears, Opposition Parties Prepare to Tackle Hun Sen
February 10, 2022

As Cambodian Election Season Nears, Opposition Parties Prepare to Tackle Hun Sen

By Sebastian Strangio
Upcoming commune and national elections won't be free or fair, but they will offer signals of how the CPP plans to govern during its next mandate.

Cambodia Opposition Fractures as Bickering Breaks Into the Open
November 30, 2021

Cambodia Opposition Fractures as Bickering Breaks Into the Open

By Sebastian Strangio
Kem Sokha has accused his longtime partner Sam Rainsy of using his name and image for personal political gain.
Will Domestic Politics Upend Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship?
November 19, 2021

Will Domestic Politics Upend Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship?

By David Hutt
The deteriorating rights situation in Cambodia will be a major distraction from ASEAN’s agenda.

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