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14 Aug 2018 | 12:27 pm

Human Rights Watch Calls for Release of Housing Rights Activist Jailed Over Protest - VOA Khmer


Human Rights Watch Calls for Release of Housing Rights Activist Jailed Over Protest
VOA Khmer
Advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the Cambodian government to immediately release a prominent housing rights activist jailed on “fabricated” charges in 2016. Tep Vanny, an advocate for the Boeung Kak Lake community, who were ...

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14 Aug 2018 | 11:42 am

Cambodia: Free Jailed Land Rights Activist - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free Jailed Land Rights Activist
Human Rights Watch
(New York) – Cambodian authorities should quash the politically motivated conviction of prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny and unconditionally release her, Human Rights Watch said today. Tep Vanny was arrested on ... The prosecution of Tep Vanny ...

13 Aug 2018 | 7:57 pm

Aid to Cambodia tops $20bn, but 'democratic society' still far off - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Aid to Cambodia tops $20bn, but 'democratic society' still far off
Nikkei Asian Review
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 ...
Hun Sen Declares Victory in Election, Despite International CondemnationThe Organization for World Peace (press release)

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13 Aug 2018 | 4:37 pm

Jailed Cambodia leader's daughter speaks up on human rights - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Jailed Cambodia leader's daughter speaks up on human rights
The Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's opposition leader is in jail and his party has been dissolved. International observers say the recent national election, which saw Prime Minister Hun Sen returned to power was unfair and unfree. The opposition leader's daughter, Monovithya ...
Kingdom is at a crossroads between East, West after pollThe Phnom Penh Post

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12 Aug 2018 | 8:33 pm

Cambodian unease as Chinese casinos turn seaside paradise into 'Macau No 2' - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Cambodian unease as Chinese casinos turn seaside paradise into 'Macau No 2'
Telegraph.co.uk
“People call it Macau Number Two,” said Kong Monika, leader of the Khmer Will Party, which opposes the Cambodian prime minister's pursuit of money from Beijing. “We now go to China without a passport,” he jokes. About 80 casinos have popped up ...

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11 Aug 2018 | 12:56 pm

'Mafia hub': Cambodian activist says corrupt elite drawn to Aust - SBS - SBS


SBS

'Mafia hub': Cambodian activist says corrupt elite drawn to Aust - SBS
SBS
The daughter of jailed Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha, has labelled Australia the "mafia hub" of Cambodia's corrupt elite and is urging the Federal...

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11 Aug 2018 | 5:22 am

Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization
The Diplomat
While governments and donors have continually advocated for democracy and human rights, they have prioritized political stability with a focus on a multiparty parliamentary system and civil society, contributing to a cyclical pattern of failure. At the ...
Targeted Sanctions More Effective, Experts SayVOA Khmer
Cambodia's Crooked Election and the Tragedy of Its Postwar PeriodWorld Politics Review

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9 Aug 2018 | 10:14 am

Cambodia's Elections: Some Initial Thoughts - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)


Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Cambodia's Elections: Some Initial Thoughts
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
In Cambodia's elections this past weekend, Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) reportedly won all 125 of the seats contested in elections that were slammed by international observers, Cambodia's now-dissolved main opposition party, and human ...
Cambodian opposition party urges Australia to reject 'sham election' results and impose sanctionsABC News
The European populists monitoring 'sham' electionsBBC News
Australia's engagement with Cambodia's Hun Sen legitimises his regimeThe Australian Financial Review
VOA Khmer -Channel NewsAsia
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31 Jul 2018 | 2:28 pm

Fear in the rice fields - Cambodia's controversial election - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Fear in the rice fields - Cambodia's controversial election
Aljazeera.com
"Whenever a small party is created they call it a firefly," he told Al Jazeera. "But they said the same when Kem Sokha created the Human Rights Party in 2007. They said it was a puppet of the CPP, but he combined with the Sam Rainsy Party to create the ...
Hun Sen's ruling party in Cambodia claims all 125 election seats in sham poll dubbed 'death of democracy'Telegraph.co.uk
Cambodian polls close as rights group criticise 'sham' electionThe Guardian
In Cambodia, Dissenting Voters Find Ways to Say 'None of the Above'New York Times
South China Morning Post -FRANCE 24 -Washington Post
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28 Jul 2018 | 12:41 am

Cambodia: July 29 Elections Not Genuine - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: July 29 Elections Not Genuine
Human Rights Watch
“The Cambodian government over the past year has systematically cracked down on independent and opposition voices to ensure that the ruling party faces no obstacles to total political control,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch.
Cambodian vote expected to deliver a defeat for UN-led pro-democracy effortsWashington Post
Cambodia's banned opposition party calls for boycott of 'sham' electionLos Angeles Times
Human rights crackdown leaves Cambodia's election a one-horse raceAsia Times
CNN -The Straits Times -The Guardian
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25 Jul 2018 | 6:57 pm

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