Cambodia faces an economic collapse from European Union trade maneuvers designed to force its leader to walk back a prolonged political crackdown.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Cambodia. According to Freedom House, elections are "conducted under repressive conditions and the opposition faces serious legal and physical harassment". With the wide access to media, the opposition is a widespread movement and so hope for a more balanced future is not lost. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
China may be using thesame method used by Russia to meddle with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, through emails of U.S. political action committees.
33 years. That is how long Hun Sen been in power. Longevity in power is not unique to Africa. Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen’s longevity in power, enforced dictatorially, is a case in point.
Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Kem Sokha was released on bail Monday. The opposition figure was jailed on treason charges a year ago.
A prominent leader of Cambodia’s land rights movement and three female activists imprisoned with her were freed Monday under a royal pardon.
In sham elections in which main opposition party was banned, the Cambodian People’s Party said it now controls all 125 seats in the National Assembly.
The Cambodian government has ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block the websites of 15 independent new outlets, including Voice of America, for two days before and during the country’s election.
The UN has criticized the election as fundamentally flawed because of the legal action against the opposition
Cambodian journalist Aun Pheap was charged with “incitement to commit a felony” over his election coverage
Cambodian opposition members are being watched in case they “form a group” despite constitutional freedoms