New arrest warrants for Cambodian opposition leaders show Hun Sen’s commitment to political repression despite the threat of sanctions. The best chance at resolution may be an EU-backed dialogue between Hun Sen and exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy.
Conditions in Cambodian garment factories are improving, according to a new UN survey, but rights violations are still rampant.
Newly constructed dams threaten the delicate ecosystem of the Lower Mekong Basin. The solutions are available but as is so often the case, politics stands in the way.
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The Khmer Rouge tribunal convicted the final two surviving leaders of genocide. However, the tribunal’s legacy will go far beyond the convictions.
The recent military activity on the Cambodian-Laos border is all part of Hun Sen’s act. His performance is more Richard III than Prospero.
Asia PR completed its purchase of the Phnom Penh Post. The newspaper was the last remaining semblance of a free media outlet in Cambodia.
The calls to boycott the Cambodian general election are growing. But a boycott will not save Cambodian democracy.
Hun Sen’s government pushed through laws on lèse majesté, public assembly and voting rights. His latest moves confirm the death of Cambodian democracy.
Prime Minister Hun Sen dissolved CNRP. Without any viable opposition soon, Cambodia’s democracy may be a farce.