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Cambodia’s Kem Sokha faces court on controversial treason charge

Kem Sokha is accused of collaborating with the US to overthrow the gov't in case critics say is politically motivated.

‘Treason’ trial for opposition leader begins (video)

Trial of Kem Sokha under way two years after he was arrested in what some say is a politically charged prosecution.

Cambodia’s Kem Sokha faces court on controversial treason charge

Kem Sokha is accused of collaborating with the US to overthrow the gov't in case critics say is politically motivated.

Child deaths in Cambodia spark call for construction freeze

Growing crowds of tourists and investors have fuelled a construction boom that officials valued at $6.4bn in 2017.

Cambodia: Four killed after under-construction building collapses

Seven-storey building in coastal province of Kep collapsed on Friday.

Experts doubt effectiveness of new plan to address Mekong drought

Plan centres on drought forecasting but critics say it failed to address impact of dams and hydropower projects.

‘Beautifying Phnom Penh’: Muslim Cham face eviction in Cambodia

Future of minority group living along Mekong River unclear as government seeks to 'beautify' city before world summit.

Cambodia’s Casino Gamble

101 East investigates the growing criminal underbelly of a new Chinese casino empire in Cambodia.

Officials to meet on Mekong crisis as fishing communities suffer

Mekong River Commission will meet in Phnom Penh as dams and drought take toll on the once-mighty waterway.

Cambodia starts release of opposition activists

Prisoners are mostly supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, which was forcibly dissolved in 2017.

Cambodian judge ends treason investigation of opposition leader

Development comes as concerns about human rights situation leave Cambodia's EU trade privileges in the balance.

Hun Sen orders release of 70 Cambodia opposition activists

Longtime leader says people who had been accused of plotting to overthrow the government should be released on bail.

One-month deadline: EU threatens to pull Cambodia’s trade perks

Cambodia has been warned that it may lose its EU trade benefits due to its human rights and political freedoms record.

Exiled Cambodian opposition leader calls for ‘peaceful uprising’

Sam Rainsy, who was prevented from entering Cambodia, urges country's powerful military to side with people.

Video: Can Cambodia’s opposition keep pressure on PM Hun Sen?

Opposition leader Kem Sokha has been released from house arrest but the crackdown on dissent continues.

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest

Court ruling lifts house arrest but forbids top opposition figure from conducting political activities and going abroad.

Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy faces hurdles as he attempts to return home

Exiled opposition leader was barred from boarding a Thai Airways flight to Bangkok on Thursday afternoon.
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Cambodia’s Rainsy ‘refused boarding’ onto Paris-Bangkok flight

Cambodian opposition leaders from a banned political party are being prevented from returning home. They want to lead hundreds of supporters on Saturday against Prime Minister Hun Sen. Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley reports.

Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua

Mu Sochua and Sam Rainsy, the main opposition leader, were scheduled to return to Cambodia on Saturday.

Malaysia detains two Cambodian dissidents headed for Thailand

The two detainees are members of the Cambodian National Rescue Party outlawed by Prime Minister Hun Sen's government.