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Hungarian president to pay state visit to Cambodia

Hungarian President Janos Ader will pay the first state visit to Cambodia on Oct. 27-30 at the invitation of the country's King, Norodom Sihamoni, according to a Cambodian foreign ministry's statement on Friday.

Six Swedish Parliamentarians Weigh In on Rainsy’s Return

Six Swedish parliamentarians urged Prime Minister Hun Sen in an open letter to allow acting opposition leader Sam Rainsy and other top party officials to return to Cambodia “without harassment or repercussions of any kind.”

Gov’t requests changes to deportation MoU with US

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn on Thursday requested the US government to amend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding the deportation of Cambodian-American convicts to Cambodia.

Questions over Rainsy’s Cambodia return after deputy turned back

Thailand denied entry to Mu Sochua, raising doubts about plan for opposition leaders to take land route back home.

Civil Society Groups Say Government Failed To Uphold Peace Agreement Values

Cambodian civil society groups marked the anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Agreement on October 23 by raising concerns over the fall in democratic principles, especially in law enforcement and political rights.

U.S. Lawmakers Say Cambodian Government Violating Paris Peace Agreement, Call For Action

The United States has taken no public steps so far to review Cambodia’s GSP access but the House of Representatives has passed the Cambodia Democracy Act 2019.

Federal Labor MP lashes Cambodian ‘dictator’ Hun Sen ‘taking the piss’ on human rights

Victorian Labor MP Julian Hill has urged Australia to "get real" in its approach to Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, accusing the leader of "taking the piss" on human rights and political dissent.

Conference promotes building of peaceful Vietnam-Cambodia border

Vietnam and Cambodia have joined hands to build a joint border of peace, stability, cooperation and sustainable development, heard a conference held by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on October 23.

Ahead of Return To Cambodia, CNRP Leader Says Thailand Refused Her Entry Into The...

Following Sam Rainsy’s August announcement of a planned return, Hun Sen said arrest warrants for opposition members had been sent to all ASEAN states.

Cambodia PM fires back at critics

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at critics who scrutinized his recent trip to Eastern Europe.

Thailand puts crimp in return plans of Cambodian opposition

Thailand has barred a top leader of Cambodia’s opposition party from entering the country, casting doubt on plans for its exiled leaders to return to their homeland against the Cambodian government’s wishes.

HRW asks Cambodia’s long-serving Hun Sen to stop crackdown on opposition leaders

The Cambodian government rebuts the charges levelled against it, says it targets those who are involved in a coup plot.

Cambodian Government Dismisses Concerns Over Dual Citizenship Of Party Members

Cambodian People’s Party Senator Sok Eysan characterized dual citizenship as a means to easily travel overseas and were not indicative of any apprehensions with living in Cambodia.

Cambodian opposition leader deported by Thailand at Hun Sen regime’s request

One of the most senior members of Cambodia's banned opposition party has been deported from Thailand, following a request from Hun Sen's government.

Thailand Denies Cambodian Opposition VP Mu Sochua Entry Citing ‘Security Concerns’

Authorities in Thailand have refused entry to opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) vice president Mu Sochua citing “security concerns,” she said Tuesday, after she flew to Bangkok to assist in preparations for the return of acting party president Sam Rainsy to Cambodia next month.

The return

On November 9, Cambodia’s opposition leaders have promised to return to the Kingdom to take the fight to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party. We spoke to senior CNRP politician Mu Sochua about her fast-approaching date with destiny.

Rainsy’s Promise to Return a Mere ‘PR Stunt,’ Kem Sokha’s Daughter Says

The daughter of detained opposition party president Kem Sokha, who is also a spokesperson for his outlawed Cambodia National Rescue Party, called exiled party leader Sam Rainsy’s promise to return to Cambodia next month a mere “PR stunt.”

​Court Sentences Four Opposition Officials for Insult and Incitement

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has sentenced a former opposition official to one and a half years in prison for calling for a boycott of the 2018 election and criticizing the government in Facebook posts.

Rights Group Calls For End of Political Arrests in Cambodia

Rights group Human Rights Watch released a statement on Monday calling for the Cambodian government to cease the arrests and harassment of members and officials of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

Cambodia backs East Timor Asean bid

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday expressed hope that the newly-inaugurated Indonesian president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, and other leaders of Asean member states will support East Timor’s bid for Asean membership during its summit in Bangkok at the year’s end.


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Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen ‘Misreading’ EU as Withdrawal of Trade Preferences...

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is wrong to assume the EU will stop at partial trade sanctions if he does not end a crackdown on voices critical of his government, observers said Wednesday, a week ahead of a planned return of tariffs to around one-fifth of Cambodian exports to the bloc.