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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.
Putting a Positive Spin on Cambodia’s Local Election
June 09, 2022

Putting a Positive Spin on Cambodia’s Local Election

By David Hutt
For the first time, an opposition party not led by a magnetic political personality has made inroads.

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.

The Battle Between Democracy and Autocracy, From Russia to Cambodia
March 10, 2022

The Battle Between Democracy and Autocracy, From Russia to Cambodia

By Sam Rainsy
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a reminder that the pursuit of democracy and peace are intimately connected.

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.
Cambodian PM Backs His Son Hun Manet to Succeed Him
December 03, 2021

Cambodian PM Backs His Son Hun Manet to Succeed Him

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Hun Sen's announcement offered the strongest signal of support for his 44-year-old son.

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.

For Free and Fair Elections, Cambodia Must Let Opposition Leaders Return
November 05, 2021

For Free and Fair Elections, Cambodia Must Let Opposition Leaders Return

By Sam Rainsy
Leaders of the CNRP – including the author – must be allowed to return to Cambodia before the next elections.

Key Cambodian Opposition Figure Defects From Banned CNRP
May 21, 2021

Key Cambodian Opposition Figure Defects From Banned CNRP

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Hun Sen's strategy for fracturing the opposition is slowly bearing fruit.
Cambodian Opposition Figures Once Again Promise to Return
December 02, 2020

Cambodian Opposition Figures Once Again Promise to Return

By Sebastian Strangio
Leaders of Cambodia's disbanded opposition party hope to call international attention to the country's political situation.

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