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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.

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.
Provisional Results Give Cambodian Ruling Party Victory in Local Elections
June 07, 2022

Provisional Results Give Cambodian Ruling Party Victory in Local Elections

By Sebastian Strangio
According to the National Election Committee, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s party won 9,338 out of the 11,622 commune council seats up for election.

As Expected, Cambodia’s Ruling Party Claims ‘Sweeping’ Victory
June 06, 2022

As Expected, Cambodia’s Ruling Party Claims ‘Sweeping’ Victory

By Luke Hunt
But what are the actual numbers?

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.
Political Party Registrations Close Ahead of Cambodian Commune Election
March 10, 2022

Political Party Registrations Close Ahead of Cambodian Commune Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Seventeen parties have registered to compete for 11,622 commune council positions – but only one of them stands any chance.

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 Resumes Treason Trial of Opposition Leader Kem Sokha
January 19, 2022

Cambodia Resumes Treason Trial of Opposition Leader Kem Sokha

By Sebastian Strangio
The resumption follows a nearly two-year break in proceedings, allegedly due to COVID-19.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Moves Ahead on Shoring Up Son’s Leadership Prospects
January 04, 2022

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Moves Ahead on Shoring Up Son’s Leadership Prospects

By Luke Hunt
The leader tipped his grandson to serve as prime minister in the 2030s.
Cambodia’s Leadership Succession: One Small Step Further
December 09, 2021

Cambodia’s Leadership Succession: One Small Step Further

By Markus Karbaum
Prime Minister Hun Sen proposed his eldest son Hun Manet as his successor. But he did not name a date – and many further questions remain unanswered.

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