Cambodia’s Hun Sen Tells Countries to Stay Silent on Election Process

More revolutionary plots are alleged ahead of the July 23 poll.

Two months before national elections are due to be held, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged foreign nations to refrain from commenting about the state of his country in the lead-up to the poll, amid further allegations of attempts to oust his government.

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Those plots include the arrest this week of three farmers, who according to one government official, were planning a Pol Pot-styled “peasant revolution.” Another involved a member of the Candlelight Party (CLP) – recently barred from contesting the election – whose apology was not accepted by Hun Sen.

Such allegations are not new.

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