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18 Oct 2018 | 1:30 pm

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman - POLITICO.eu


POLITICO.eu

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman
POLITICO.eu
European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is threatening to strip Cambodia of its preferential terms of trade with the EU over what is widely seen as a rapid deterioration of human rights in the Southeast Asian nation, including a steady ...

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18 Oct 2018 | 12:06 pm

EU warned against punishing Myanmar by axing trade preferences - Financial Times


Financial Times

EU warned against punishing Myanmar by axing trade preferences
Financial Times
International companies and human rights groups are warning the EU not to suspend the bloc's trade preferences for Myanmar, which they say would endanger hundreds of thousands of jobs — mostly held by young women — in one of Asia's poorest economies ...

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17 Oct 2018 | 10:01 pm

Conflict lingers on Paris Accords - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Conflict lingers on Paris Accords
The Phnom Penh Post
Ruling Cambodian People's Party spokesman Sok Eysan said on Wednesday that the Accords were being “enforced perfectly” despite “facing many difficulties”. However, former opposition lawmaker Ou Chanrath dismissed this, saying the government “does ...

17 Oct 2018 | 9:54 pm

Rohingya crisis and assault on Cambodian democracy take center stage during EU advocacy mission - ReliefWeb


Rohingya crisis and assault on Cambodian democracy take center stage during EU advocacy mission
ReliefWeb
The delegation consisted of Charles Santiago (MP, Malaysia), Tom Villarin (MP, Philippines), Mercy Barends (MP, Indonesia), Mu Sochua (MP, Cambodia) and Wipaphan 'Nana' Wongsawang (a representative of the Future Forward party, Thailand). The ...

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17 Oct 2018 | 12:23 am

Removal Of Trade Preferences Would Be A Game Changer For Cambodia - Fitch Solutions (press release)


Fitch Solutions (press release)

Removal Of Trade Preferences Would Be A Game Changer For Cambodia
Fitch Solutions (press release)
The move was likely a calculated decision to assuage Western critics, who have grown increasingly critical of the leader's human rights abuses and shift to one-party rule (see 'Cambodia To Strike A Delicate Balance With The International Community ...

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16 Oct 2018 | 11:32 am

Negotiations on EBA being held - The Phnom Penh Post


Negotiations on EBA being held
The Phnom Penh Post
The EU notified Cambodia on October 5 that the Kingdom will lose its tax-free access to the EU market unless it makes “clear and demonstrable improvements” to human rights and democracy in the Kingdom. Government spokesman Phay Siphan said on ... “I ...

15 Oct 2018 | 7:35 pm

Leaked Cambodia memo shows Hun Sen tightening grip on dissent - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Leaked Cambodia memo shows Hun Sen tightening grip on dissent
Nikkei Asian Review
PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian authorities are planning to "strictly control" the activities of potential critics of the regime, as Prime Minister Hun Sen aims to further strengthen the power base of his Cambodian People's Party, according to a leaked ...
Nepotism in Hun Sen's CambodiaThe ASEAN Post

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12 Oct 2018 | 12:06 am

Cambodia calls EU trade threat 'extreme injustice' - Aljazeera.com


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Cambodia calls EU trade threat 'extreme injustice'
Aljazeera.com
The EU last week said Cambodia would lose its special access to the world's largest trading bloc as a response to human rights concerns surrounding a July election that extended Prime Minister Hun Sen's three-decade rule. "The Cambodian government can ...

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11 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

UN Rights Council: Ensure Increased Scrutiny of Human Rights in Cambodia - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

UN Rights Council: Ensure Increased Scrutiny of Human Rights in Cambodia
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch welcomes the detailed addendum to this year's annual report of the UN Special Rapporteur regarding the election-related crackdown on the political opposition, civil society and independent media in Cambodia. On July 29, a sham ...

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26 Sep 2018 | 7:38 am

Pushing for Political Parity: A Conversation With Mu Sochua - Council on Foreign Relations


Council on Foreign Relations

Pushing for Political Parity: A Conversation With Mu Sochua
Council on Foreign Relations
One of the most prominent women in Cambodian politics, Sochua serves as the deputy leader of the Cambodian National Rescue Party and she has long championed democratic values and human rights. Yet, in 2017, she was forced to flee Cambodia amidst ...

22 Sep 2018 | 1:00 pm