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What's driving the crackdown in Cambodia? | East Asia Forum - East Asia Forum


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What's driving the crackdown in Cambodia? | East Asia Forum
East Asia Forum
Author: Kongkea Chhoeun, ANU It might be easy to forget given the events of August–September 2017, but Cambodian democracy had until a few years ago ...
China, Cambodia agree to cement bilateral cooperation, party-to ...Xinhua
Cambodian Officials Ramp Up Anti-US ThreatsVoice of America
Watching Cambodia's free press and democracy fade awayThe International Examiner

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20 Sep 2017 | 7:08 am

For Richer and For Richer: CPP Scions Show off Wealth, Power in Elaborate Wedding Videos - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

For Richer and For Richer: CPP Scions Show off Wealth, Power in Elaborate Wedding Videos
VOA Khmer
When two scions of top CPP families wed in June, they posted a series of videos on YouTube and Facebook that immediately attracted widespread attention due to the panoply of wealth on display, sparking fresh debate over the lifestyles of Cambodia's ...

19 Sep 2017 | 12:57 am

Hun Sen counts on China as he cracks down in Cambodia – has he miscalculated? - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Hun Sen counts on China as he cracks down in Cambodia – has he miscalculated?
South China Morning Post
Over the past month, Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) has forced the closure of dozens of independent radio stations, English-language newspaper The Cambodia Daily and an American NGO and has jailed the country's opposition leader, ...
Cambodia PM calls on US to withdraw Peace Corps volunteersReuters.com
An ode to The Cambodia DailyPOLITICO.eu (blog)
Cambodia's poor bite back upsetting the political establishmentucanews

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17 Sep 2017 | 2:32 am

Cambodian slide: on the Hun Sen regime - The Hindu


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Cambodian slide: on the Hun Sen regime
The Hindu
But it was the CNRP that made significant gains in the local body elections this June, even as the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) retained a majority of seats. In his campaign during that election, Mr. Hun Sen barely concealed the instincts of a ...
Cambodia's Crumbling DemocracyThe Diplomat
What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia MeansNew York Times
The Guardian view on Cambodia: a local crisis and a regional shiftThe Guardian
Asia Times -Voice of America -The Wire
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13 Sep 2017 | 1:33 pm

Cambodian opposition party to boycott parliament vote on leader - Reuters


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Cambodian opposition party to boycott parliament vote on leader
Reuters
CPP spokesman Sok Eysan said the opposition boycott would be unconstitutional, but the CPP had enough votes to strip Kem Sokha of his immunity anyway. Hun Sen, a 65-year-old former Khmer Rouge commander, has ruled Cambodia for more than 30 ...
US rejects accusations of plotting with Cambodian opposition leader to oust PMHindustan Times
Cambodia parliament votes to prosecute opposition leaderTRT World
Cambodia Steps up Threats Against Main Opposition Party After Leader's ArrestRadio Free Asia
The Conversation AU -The Straits Times -Washington Post
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10 Sep 2017 | 4:59 am

What's Really Behind Cambodia's Latest Opposition Crackdown? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

What's Really Behind Cambodia's Latest Opposition Crackdown?
The Diplomat
Several motives might be said to lie behind Prime Minister Hun Sen's recent political action to arrest Kem Sokha. The first is for him and his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) to have a guaranteed victory in the 2018 national elections. Despite the fact ...
In Cambodia Daily's shuttering, ill winds for country's democracy?Yahoo News UK
As China Offers Support for Cambodia's Crackdown, Observers See 'Trap' for Phnom PenhVOA Khmer

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8 Sep 2017 | 12:38 pm

Cambodia: Drop Case Against Opposition Leader - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Drop Case Against Opposition Leader
Human Rights Watch
Cambodia's human rights situation has rapidly deteriorated during the past year as the July 2018 national elections approach. After the opposition mounted a strong showing in national elections in 2013 that caught the ruling Cambodian People's Party ...
Cambodia Formally Charges Opposition Chief Kem Sokha With TreasonRadio Free Asia
Just When You Thought Southeast Asia's Democratic Regression Couldn't Get Any Worse …Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Exclusive: Cambodia says opposition party could be barred from electionReuters UK
VOA Khmer -The Cambodia Daily
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5 Sep 2017 | 6:56 pm

The 'Cambodia Daily' Is Dying in Darkness - Foreign Policy (blog)


The Cambodia Daily

The 'Cambodia Daily' Is Dying in Darkness
Foreign Policy (blog)
With U.S. President Donald Trump's rhetoric, the CPP has found justification for its dictatorial impulses. In fact, Hun Sen and his government have cited Trump's anti-media tirades as justification to clamp down on foreign outlets in the country. The ...
Arrest of CNRP President Sokha Puts Party on the BrinkThe Cambodia Daily
Cambodia charges opposition leader with treasonReuters
'Perilous times' as Cambodia Daily shuts after 24 yearsAljazeera.com
The Phnom Penh Post -Radio Free Asia -Asia Times -The Cambodia Daily
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1 Sep 2017 | 11:42 pm

In Bid to Muzzle Critics, CPP Exploits Facebook - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

In Bid to Muzzle Critics, CPP Exploits Facebook
The Cambodia Daily
'Likes' on Prime Minister Hun Sen's Facebook page from Cambodia and India, according to data from social media analytics website Socialbakers in 2016. (Chan Vincent/The Cambodia Daily). Before Facebook took off in Cambodia, control of the mainstream ...
Suddenly it's open season on the press in CambodiaWashington Post
Cambodia's controversial NGO law snares its first victimDevex
Freedom of Press Under Threat in CambodiaThe Wire

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30 Aug 2017 | 2:27 pm

The Cambodia Conundrum: What Is Wrong With Hun Sen? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

The Cambodia Conundrum: What Is Wrong With Hun Sen?
The Diplomat
What's wrong with the prime minister of Cambodia, Hun Sen? He seems to be in a foul mood lately. His Cambodian People's Party (CPP), which has run Cambodia for nearly four decades, has embarked on a new campaign against the political opposition, ...
Cambodia: Onslaught on Media, Rights GroupsHuman Rights Watch
Cambodia Rejects Global Criticism of NGO, Media Crackdown as 'Interference' in Its Internal AffairsRadio Free Asia
Cambodia clampdown, taking cues from China, targets USAsia Times
The Interpreter -The Cambodia Daily -ASEAN TODAY
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25 Aug 2017 | 2:41 pm