The Cambodian government is presenting COVID-19 relief packages as a gift from the wealthy and well-connected.
New law means people could face 20 years in prison for lockdown breaches, as campaigners warn of ‘human rights disaster’.
Gaining access to a Cambodian naval facility would give China’s navy little discernible strategic advantage.
But one lucky critic seems to be getting gentler treatment.
Since the turn of the century, ‘economic pragmatism’ — the alignment of foreign policy with economic development interests — has shaped Cambodia’s foreign engagement.
The National Assembly of Cambodia issued a statement on Wednesday (March 17) voicing its "utter dismay" over the European Parliament's recent resolution on the mass trials against perpetrators linked to the "9 November 2019 plot" in the country.
The New York-based Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) has called on the governments of Turkey and Cambodia to implement a decision against the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Turkey made by the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) in the case of an expelled educator.
The strongly-worded resolution is unlikely to induce any change of heart on the part of Cambodia’s corrupt and self-focused elites.
Thorn Kimsan, a member of the CNRP, posted to social media that the product is "unsafe" and has reportedly caused “several victims" in the country. Plainclothes officers arrested her while she was working in a restaurant in the capital. For her daughter it is a "political" arrest. Other activists are in prison for the same reason.
Stronger Response Needed to Address Hun Sen’s Intensifying Crackdown.
In February, the Cambodian government suspended a planned joint military exercise with China, citing the need to cut spending in order to allocate more resources to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heavy jail terms handed to Cambodian opposition leaders are "clear breaches” of international law, United Nations human rights experts has said recently.
Prime minister rules out any transfer of power and takes a dig at opposition parties.
Cambodia, host of the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting scheduled for early June, has postponed the political forum's biennial summit until later this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Sam Rainsy and eight former CNRP officials have been accused of seeking to overthrow the Cambodian government in late 2019.
The country’s top opposition party was banned in 2018 and many of its leaders and supporters put on trial.
Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy slapped with 25-year jail sentence as Australians face ‘incitement’...
Prominent Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy was sentenced in absentia to 25 years in jail over an alleged plot to overthrow Prime Minister Hun Sen's government, a court official said.
A Japanese Magnitsky law would allow Tokyo to develop a distinctive Asian voice on human rights and democracy.
Former Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh is back in the political arena, but his chance of success is small.
The cancellation, purportedly due to COVID-19, could be a peace offering to the Biden administration.