Aid to Cambodia tops $20bn, but ‘democratic society’ still far off

Political repression by strongman Hun Sen puts further support in jeopardy.

BANGKOK — Cambodia has received $20.68 billion in foreign aid since the early 1990s to build a democratic society following decades of unrest, but this support may be in jeopardy as Prime Minister Hun Sen turns the country into essentially a one-party state.

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