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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.

Cambodia Tweaks Constitution to Block Dual Citizens From Top Posts
October 26, 2021

Cambodia Tweaks Constitution to Block Dual Citizens From Top Posts

By Sebastian Strangio
The move came barely three weeks after an erroneous newspaper report that Prime Minister Hun Sen had purchased Cypriot citizenship.

Cambodia Considers Dual Citizenship Ban for High Office Holders
October 07, 2021

Cambodia Considers Dual Citizenship Ban for High Office Holders

By Sebastian Strangio
The knee-jerk move followed a newspaper report – later corrected – that Prime Minister Hun Sen had acquired Cypriot citizenship.

Peace vs. Democracy in Cambodia
October 01, 2021

Peace vs. Democracy in Cambodia

By Andrew Nachemson
The 1991 Paris Peace Accords had two primary goals: ending civil war and setting up democracy. One of those goals was achieved; the other has never looked less likely.

The Election Bells are Again Ringing Early in Cambodia
September 22, 2021

The Election Bells are Again Ringing Early in Cambodia

By Luke Hunt
Charges against a political analyst were dropped on the urging of a Zoom-bombing prime minister.
Cambodia Opposition Leader Charged Over COVID-19 Lockdown Comments
April 29, 2021

Cambodia Opposition Leader Charged Over COVID-19 Lockdown Comments

By Sebastian Strangio
The charge against Sam Rainsy comes amid controversy over the severity of the lockdown around the capital Phnom Penh.

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.

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.

Cambodian Opposition Return Plan Hits Visa Snag
January 11, 2021

Cambodian Opposition Return Plan Hits Visa Snag

By Sebastian Strangio
The Cambodian government says it will not grant travel documents to exiles hoping to return to stand trial.
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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