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gulftoday.ae | Cambodia on money-laundering watchlist - Gulf Today

gulftoday.ae | Cambodia on money-laundering watchlist  Gulf Today

JAKARTA: A global money-laundering watchdog placed Cambodia on its watchlist on Friday because of concern the country, which has never prosecuted a ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:39 pm

Global watchdog to put Cambodia on its money-laundering watchlist - Channel NewsAsia

Global watchdog to put Cambodia on its money-laundering watchlist  Channel NewsAsia

JAKARTA: A global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), will place Cambodia on its watchlist on Friday (Feb 22) because of ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:54 am

Cambodia morning news for February 22 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for February 22  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for February 22, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

21 Feb 2019 | 6:20 pm

Trump will show Kim virtues of the Vietnam way - The Times

Trump will show Kim virtues of the Vietnam way  The Times

When Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump meet in Hanoi next week, the North Korean leader will be seeking inspiration in how to manage America, Richard Lloyd ...

21 Feb 2019 | 11:00 am

Cambodia's Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View  The Diplomat

Withdrawing Cambodia's EBA privileges might not do more harm than good.

21 Feb 2019 | 10:35 am

EBA Suspension, A 'Disastrous Wake-Up Call' For Cambodia - The Organization for World Peace

EBA Suspension, A 'Disastrous Wake-Up Call' For Cambodia  The Organization for World Peace

The government of Cambodia and the international community have reacted strongly towards the European Union's warning on Monday that they are now ...

20 Feb 2019 | 12:21 pm

Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in Cambodia” - VOA Khmer

Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in Cambodia”  VOA Khmer

Editor's Note: Former diplomats, researchers, and human rights activists gathered recently at the University of Melbourne, Australia, for the book launch of ...

20 Feb 2019 | 11:24 am

Trump-Kim summit: What might Kim learn from hosts Vietnam? - BBC News

Trump-Kim summit: What might Kim learn from hosts Vietnam?  BBC News

All eyes are on nuclear talks but Kim Jong-un will be closely studying the hosts of the US-N Korea summit.

19 Feb 2019 | 7:43 pm

'EBA loss will worsen West-China tug-of-war' - The Phnom Penh Post

'EBA loss will worsen West-China tug-of-war'  The Phnom Penh Post

Political veteran Kong Korm, who is currently the honorary president of the Khmer Will Party, weighed into the EBA debate on Monday, saying that withdrawing ...

19 Feb 2019 | 6:59 pm

US, Cambodia in War of Words Over Detained Opposition Leader - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

US, Cambodia in War of Words Over Detained Opposition Leader  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

In a Facebook posting, the US embassy in Phnom Penh calls CNRP leader Kem Sokha an innocent man held on unjust charges.

19 Feb 2019 | 4:18 pm

Eight diplomats from UN Office visit Xinjiang on Chinese invitation - Business Recorder

Eight diplomats from UN Office visit Xinjiang on Chinese invitation  Business Recorder

Senior diplomats from permanent missions of eight countries to the United Nations Office at Geneva including Pakistan arrived here to visit Xinjiang Uygur.

17 Feb 2019 | 6:40 pm

Cambodian Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Defies Hun Sen Threats, Repeats Promise to Return - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Defies Hun Sen Threats, Repeats Promise to Return  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy vowed again on Friday to go back to Cambodia after more than three years abroad, defying threats by ruling Prime ...

15 Feb 2019 | 3:46 pm

Cambodia's Hun Sen Calls For Destruction of Opposition in Leaked Phone Call - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Hun Sen Calls For Destruction of Opposition in Leaked Phone Call  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia must work during the next 18 months to destroy the opposition party at the local level before European Union trade sanctions come into effect, Prime ...

14 Feb 2019 | 3:39 pm

Reversing Cambodia's democratic drift - East Asia Forum

Reversing Cambodia's democratic drift  East Asia Forum

Authors: Kimkong Heng, University of Queensland and Veasna Var, UNSW Canberra. Cambodia is drifting towards autocracy with a clear trend.

14 Feb 2019 | 5:00 am

Sexual harassment is prevalent in the garment industry: Human Rights Watch - FashionUnited UK

Sexual harassment is prevalent in the garment industry: Human Rights Watch  FashionUnited UK

One week after a groundbreaking research revealed the abuses endured by home-based garment workers in India, of whom 95 percent are female, Human ...

13 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

IPU Committee repeats concern on violated human rights of lawmakers in Turkey - Ahval

IPU Committee repeats concern on violated human rights of lawmakers in Turkey  Ahval

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians released a report on cases of 417 lawmakers from 37 countries, including ...

10 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Human rights track record defended despite international criticism - Khmer Times

Human rights track record defended despite international criticism  Khmer Times

Vice president of the Cambodian Human Rights Committee Chin Malin sat down with Khmer Times during a Cross-Talk interview to defend the country's human ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Monitoring Group Finds Freedom in Cambodia on the Wane - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Monitoring Group Finds Freedom in Cambodia on the Wane  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia's freedom is on the decline as the ruling party strengthens its grip on power and builds a dynasty for Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to Freedom ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Avoiding sanctions: How could Cambodia please Western nations? - Khmer Times

Avoiding sanctions: How could Cambodia please Western nations?  Khmer Times

'Shopping diplomacy', arms purchases, and good military cooperation with the US and EU could help thwart Western criticism of Cambodia's human rights ...

7 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

French senator vows to lobby EU states over EBA preferential status - The Phnom Penh Post

French senator vows to lobby EU states over EBA preferential status  The Phnom Penh Post

French Senator Francois Grosdidier, who was in Cambodia the past week conducting meetings with government officials, vowed on Saturday to lobby EU ...

7 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

CNRP official pens EU letter claiming government intimidation - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP official pens EU letter claiming government intimidation  The Phnom Penh Post

The deputy president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Mu Sochua, has written to the EU about alleged threats against ...

6 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Universal Periodic Review 32nd session: Minister for Human Rights statement - GOV.UK

Universal Periodic Review 32nd session: Minister for Human Rights statement  GOV.UK

Lord Ahmad issued a statement to mark the end of the 32nd Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

4 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia receives UN human rights guidance - The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia receives UN human rights guidance  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia received comments from 73 UN member states that made a total of 202 recommendations for the Kingdom to improve its human rights record, in the ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Government Denies Reports it Will Amend Constitution to Allow Chinese Naval Base - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Government Denies Reports it Will Amend Constitution to Allow Chinese Naval Base  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's government on Friday denied reports that the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) plans to amend the constitution to allow China to build a ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Court Detains Opposition Activist Over Facebook Post, Pending Bail Hearing - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia Court Detains Opposition Activist Over Facebook Post, Pending Bail Hearing  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

A court in Cambodia's capital on Friday ordered a member of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) detained pending a bail hearing ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's human rights record under spotlight in third Universal Periodic Review - IFEX

Cambodia's human rights record under spotlight in third Universal Periodic Review  IFEX

Cambodia is among the 41 states whose human rights records are under scrutiny at the ongoing 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council's ...

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Beware Cambodia's Europe Sanctions Hype - The Diplomat

Beware Cambodia's Europe Sanctions Hype  The Diplomat

Claims of threats to the country's sovereignty are vastly exaggerated and miss the broader point about how foreign economic relations work.

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Former Opposition Urges EU to Maintain Pressure on Cambodia Over Rights - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Former Opposition Urges EU to Maintain Pressure on Cambodia Over Rights  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The 22nd Asean-EU Ministerial Meeting was held in Brussels to consider issues including trade, maritime security, combating terrorism, and migration.

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Seeks Opposition Leader's Arrest Amid EU Sanctions Threat - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Seeks Opposition Leader's Arrest Amid EU Sanctions Threat  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia renewed calls on Monday for the arrest of veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy as it faces the threat of sanctions from the European Union, its biggest ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia seeks opposition leader's arrest amid EU sanctions threat - The Straits Times

Cambodia seeks opposition leader's arrest amid EU sanctions threat  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - Cambodia renewed calls for arrest of veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Monday (Jan 28) amid the threat of sanctions by the ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Japan must stand with Vietnamese human rights activists - Al Jazeera English

Japan must stand with Vietnamese human rights activists  Al Jazeera English

As Vietnam's largest bilateral donor, Japan is in a unique position to raise human rights issues.

27 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia-EU Threat War Erupts Amid Trade Sanctions - The Diplomat

Cambodia-EU Threat War Erupts Amid Trade Sanctions  The Diplomat

Over the past few weeks, Cambodia has been confronting the threat of further trade sanctions from the European Union (EU) amid continued democracy and ...

26 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

In tirade, Hun Sen calls on Cambodian military to 'destroy' opponents threatening government - The Japan Times

In tirade, Hun Sen calls on Cambodian military to 'destroy' opponents threatening government  The Japan Times

Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen on Thursday called on his country's military to "destroy" opponents if the government comes under threat, in a tirade i.

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

'Rainsy knows all in Sokha case,' Korm tells the court - The Phnom Penh Post

'Rainsy knows all in Sokha case,' Korm tells the court  The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm, a former adviser to the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), told the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday ...

24 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen says opposition 'dead' if EU removes trade benefits - Aljazeera.com

Hun Sen says opposition 'dead' if EU removes trade benefits  Aljazeera.com

Cambodian leader's attack comes as EU mulls removal of Everything But Arms status over human rights concerns.

13 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Two Cambodia Opposition Officials Barred From Politics to Seek ‘Pardon’ After Amendment Approval - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Two Cambodia Opposition Officials Barred From Politics to Seek ‘Pardon’ After Amendment Approval  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

UPDATED at 1:25 P.M. EST on 2019-01-09. At least two senior officials from Cambodia's opposition who were barred from politics said they will seek a “pardon” ...

8 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Calls For Political Dialogue at Event Marking End of Khmer Rouge Era - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Calls For Political Dialogue at Event Marking End of Khmer Rouge Era  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, during a lavish ruling party celebration Monday to mark the 40th anniversary of the end of the bloody Khmer Rouge era, ...

7 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Senate unanimously passes the amendment to Article 45 - The Phnom Penh Post

Senate unanimously passes the amendment to Article 45  The Phnom Penh Post

The amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties was approved by the Senate on Tuesday. It will be reviewed by the Constitutional Council (CC) on ...

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Government responds to UN human rights concerns - The Phnom Penh Post

Government responds to UN human rights concerns  The Phnom Penh Post

Government officials on Monday hit back at UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) criticisms expressed ahead of the UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) ...

25 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

UNHRC releases documents on state of Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

UNHRC releases documents on state of Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has published three documents in preparation for a review next month on the situation in Cambodia. The UNHRC is ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy Pledges to Return to Cambodia in 2019 Amid Disagreements in Opposition Party Ranks - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Sam Rainsy Pledges to Return to Cambodia in 2019 Amid Disagreements in Opposition Party Ranks  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian opposition politician Sam Rainsy, living in self-imposed exile since 2016, has vowed to return to Cambodia in 2019 to fight for democracy, amid ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

A hard test of mettle - The Asean Post

A hard test of mettle  The Asean Post

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen recently revealed that he will be asking for a royal decree to grant permission for more than 100 senior members of the ...

17 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Japan: Football Star Working for Rights Abuser - Human Rights Watch

Japan: Football Star Working for Rights Abuser  Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The international football star Keisuke Honda's agreement to coach Cambodia's national soccer team links him to a senior Cambodian official ...

16 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Human Rights Watch Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Cambodia - Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Cambodia  Human Rights Watch

During the two previous cycles of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Cambodia accepted 301 recommendations out of 343, but has largely failed to ...

16 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack  The Diplomat

After 2018's election, Cambodia's once united opposition veers toward a split.

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

'Kingdom's human rights better than US' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Kingdom's human rights better than US'  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian Human Rights Committee president Keo Remy said the human rights situation in the Kingdom is good compared to neighbouring countries, as well ...

11 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Marks Human Rights Day Despite ‘Restrictions’ - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Marks Human Rights Day Despite ‘Restrictions’  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Several hundred participants gathered in the capital's Democracy Square on Monday to mark 70 years since the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human ...

10 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Now ‘More Free’ Than Under Khmer Rouge: Hun Sen - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia Now ‘More Free’ Than Under Khmer Rouge: Hun Sen  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen kept the bar low in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of International Human Rights Day, asserting that under his ...

10 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule  Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Cambodian government's revocation of a repressive regulation on nongovernmental organizations should jump-start genuine efforts to repeal ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is considering reversing a ban on more than 100 opposition politicians to avert European Union sanction.

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia mulls law to restore opposition politicians' rights - The Japan Times

Cambodia mulls law to restore opposition politicians' rights  The Japan Times

Cambodian parliament will consider legislation to allow politicians banned from political activity to have the ban lifted, a measure that long-serving Prim.

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy - Al Jazeera English

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy  Al Jazeera English

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Mu Sochua on how to fight against Cambodia's Hun Sen - Quartz

Mu Sochua on how to fight against Cambodia's Hun Sen  Quartz

When a country has a strongman for a ruler, an army at his disposal, and control of the media, how can the people fight back? You go after the one thing he does ...

11 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

UN researcher calls for Cambodia to speed up trials - Fox News

UN researcher calls for Cambodia to speed up trials  Fox News

The U.N.'s specially appointed researcher on human rights in Cambodia expressed concern Thursday over the country's use of pre-trial detention and its failure ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Civil society groups matter for Cambodia's sustainable development: UN expert - UN News

Civil society groups matter for Cambodia's sustainable development: UN expert  UN News

The Cambodian Government must work in tandem with civil society groups and build its policies around citizens' human rights, if the country is to see durable ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

No Rights Problems in Cambodia, Official Asserts After Meeting With UN Envoy - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

No Rights Problems in Cambodia, Official Asserts After Meeting With UN Envoy  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

There are no human rights violations in Cambodia, the head of a Cambodian government committee told reporters on Monday following talks with a United ...

5 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The EU Steels for a Trade Fight With Cambodia Over Its Human Rights Record - World Politics Review

The EU Steels for a Trade Fight With Cambodia Over Its Human Rights Record  World Politics Review

In early October, the EU announced that it was formally looking into removing Cambodia’s special trade status, which gives it and other developing ...

30 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Government hits back at Rhona Smith's UN comments - The Phnom Penh Post

Government hits back at Rhona Smith's UN comments  The Phnom Penh Post

Senior government officials have hit back at the UN Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) Special Rapporteur on Cambodia Rhona Smith's criticism of democracy ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

China stands for Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

China stands for Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

China on Wednesday defended Cambodia against an onslaught by the UN special rapporteur for human rights, Rhona Smith, who slammed the Kingdom's ...

27 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

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

26 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

What Do Prisoner Releases Mean in Hun Sen's Cambodia? - The Diplomat

What Do Prisoner Releases Mean in Hun Sen's Cambodia?  The Diplomat

A steady stream of political prisoners has been released since Prime Minister Hun Sen and his long-ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won all 125 seats ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

International law perspective on protection of human rights in Cambodia - The Cambodia Daily

International law perspective on protection of human rights in Cambodia  The Cambodia Daily

History was created by the European Parliament on September 13. For the time since the United Nations' peacekeeping mission known as UNTAC (United ...

19 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Government hits back after scathing report from UN's Smith - The Phnom Penh Post

Government hits back after scathing report from UN's Smith  The Phnom Penh Post

The government hit back this week after the UN's Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Rhona Smith criticised the Cambodian government's prioritising of ...

14 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

As one of the most prominent women in Cambodian politics, Mu Sochua has championed democratic values and human rights. Yet, in 2017 Sochua was ...

13 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners  Human Rights Watch

The Cambodian government should immediately and unconditionally release all those detained for peacefully exercising their fundamental rights.

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Politics Enters Its Post-Election Phase - Council on Foreign Relations

Cambodian Politics Enters Its Post-Election Phase  Council on Foreign Relations

Following July's massive victory in unfree and unfair elections, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, whose ruling party took every seat in the lower ho…

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Free Opposition Leader Kem Sokha - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free Opposition Leader Kem Sokha  Human Rights Watch

Cambodian authorities should drop all charges and immediately release the opposition leader Kem Sokha.

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian leader Hun Sen has swept up all seats in parliament after holding an election with no opposition, as the country settles ...

16 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Jailed Cambodia leader's daughter speaks up on human rights - The World Today - ABC News

Jailed Cambodia leader's daughter speaks up on human rights - The World Today  ABC News

The Cambodian opposition leader's daughter, Monovithya Kem, is trying to bring attention to the human rights abuses and the anti-democratic behaviour of the ...

10 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

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

Cambodia's Elections: Some Initial Thoughts  Council on Foreign Relations

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 w…

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian polls close as rights group criticise 'sham' election - The Guardian

Cambodian polls close as rights group criticise 'sham' election  The Guardian

Strongman Hun Sen expected to extend his more than three decades in power with only credible opposition dissolved. Agencies. Sun 29 Jul 2018 05.26 EDT ...

29 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Slams U.N. Rights Envoy Over Election Criticism - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Slams U.N. Rights Envoy Over Election Criticism  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The criticism came after Rhona Smith questioned the targeting of election boycott campaigners by the Cambodian authorities.

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Japan won't be sending election monitors to Cambodia - Reuters

Japan won't be sending election monitors to Cambodia  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Wednesday it will not be sending election monitors to Cambodia for a general election this weekend, although Tokyo - a major ...

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: July 29 Elections Not Genuine - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: July 29 Elections Not Genuine  Human Rights Watch

Cambodia's fundamentally flawed national elections on July 29, 2018, deny the Cambodian people their internationally protected right to choose their ...

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

What's at Stake in Cambodia's One-Sided Election? - The Diplomat

What's at Stake in Cambodia's One-Sided Election?  The Diplomat

A look at what lies ahead in upcoming polls and thereafter.

24 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

What lies ahead for Cambodia after its next election? - East Asia Forum

What lies ahead for Cambodia after its next election?  East Asia Forum

Author: Vannarith Chheang, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute Cambodia's upcoming general election on 29 July looks set to be its most controversial since its first.

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Behind Cambodia's electoral silence - Equal Times

Behind Cambodia's electoral silence  Equal Times

Everyone in Phnom Penh remembers the last general elections. The excitement, the mass rallies, the protests, the promises of change and the frenetic activity ...

19 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's 'Dirty Dozen' Have No Place in Australia - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia's 'Dirty Dozen' Have No Place in Australia  Human Rights Watch

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's crackdown on dissent is in full swing ahead of national elections later this month. But who are the generals around Hun ...

16 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Cambodia - Human Rights Watch

Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Cambodia  Human Rights Watch

During the two previous cycles of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Cambodia accepted 301 recommendations out of 343, but has largely failed to ...

13 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Military, Police Campaigning for Ruling Party - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Military, Police Campaigning for Ruling Party  Human Rights Watch

Cambodian military officers, gendarmes, and police officers are actively campaigning for the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), in violation of Cambodia's ...

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties Begin Election Campaigning Without Main Opposition - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Parties Begin Election Campaigning Without Main Opposition  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The CNRP was banned by the Supreme Court late last year and will not be able to field any candidates to contest seats in the July 29 election.

9 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian political parties begin campaigns for general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian political parties begin campaigns for general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian political parties launched a three-week campaign on Saturday for the July 29 general election. Twenty political ...

7 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's 'one party state' prepares for polls - New Internationalist

Cambodia's 'one party state' prepares for polls  New Internationalist

The July election will be farce at best after premier Hun Sen dissolved the opposition party and closed independent media. Becky and Simon Kenton-Lake ...

3 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM's son gets military roles amid human rights concerns - Al Jazeera English

Cambodian PM's son gets military roles amid human rights concerns  Al Jazeera English

Move seen by rights groups as a bid to undermine democracy and to entrench the PM's power before this month's polls.

1 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Hun Sen's Abusive Generals - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Hun Sen's Abusive Generals  Human Rights Watch

Cambodia's increasingly dictatorial, one-party rule is underpinned by generals in the security forces who are responsible for serious and systematic human ...

28 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Ex-opposition leader Kem Sokha wins South Korean human rights award - The Phnom Penh Post

Ex-opposition leader Kem Sokha wins South Korean human rights award  The Phnom Penh Post

The former president of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Kem Sokha, was awarded the Asian Human Rights Peace Prize last ...

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Government hits back at UN human rights officials - The Phnom Penh Post

Government hits back at UN human rights officials  The Phnom Penh Post

CAMBODIAN officials have accused two United Nations (UN) human rights experts of interfering in its internal affairs when they commented on the freedom of ...

18 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

US Sanctions Cambodian General Over Human Rights Abuses - Voice of America

US Sanctions Cambodian General Over Human Rights Abuses  Voice of America

The United States has imposed sanctions on the commander of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's personal bodyguard unit over human rights abuses.

14 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Could Cambodia's Minor Parties Play a Major Role in its 2018 Election? - The Diplomat

Could Cambodia's Minor Parties Play a Major Role in its 2018 Election?  The Diplomat

The potential importance of smaller parties in upcoming polls should not be overlooked.

8 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

What's Missing From Cambodia's Democracy? - The Diplomat

What's Missing From Cambodia's Democracy?  The Diplomat

The problems are deeper than the lack of a viable opposition party.

22 May 2018 | 2:00 am

NEC extends registration deadline - The Phnom Penh Post

NEC extends registration deadline  The Phnom Penh Post

While the registration period for political parties to be eligible for July's national election is set to end on Monday, and only four have been fully approved, the ...

14 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Minor Opposition Parties Divided Ahead of Election - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Minor Opposition Parties Divided Ahead of Election  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

On April 30, the National Election Committee announced it was opening registration for parties who wished to contest the July 29 vote.

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia launches campaign to get voters to turn out for July election - Reuters

Cambodia launches campaign to get voters to turn out for July election  Reuters

Cambodia's election panel on Friday began a campaign to get voters to turn out for a July 29 general election, despite the concerns of some Western nations ...

4 May 2018 | 2:00 am

UN Rights Envoy Claims General Election ‘Not Genuine’ Without Banned Opposition Party - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

UN Rights Envoy Claims General Election ‘Not Genuine’ Without Banned Opposition Party  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Rhona Smith said the government must immediately release the detained opposition leaders and lift a ban on the opposition taking part in the July 29 general ...

3 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia registering parties for July vote after main opposition dissolved - Reuters

Cambodia registering parties for July vote after main opposition dissolved  Reuters

Cambodia began registering political parties on Monday for a July general election likely to extend the 33-year-old rule of Prime Minister Hun Sen after the ...

29 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

New party announced, date set for registration - The Phnom Penh Post

New party announced, date set for registration  The Phnom Penh Post

Political parties will have 15 days to register for July's national elections beginning on Monday next week, while a new party founded by the son of a veteran ...

26 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

UN expert calls on Cambodian government to 'choose path of human rights' - Channel NewsAsia

UN expert calls on Cambodian government to 'choose path of human rights'  Channel NewsAsia

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia on Wednesday (Mar 14) called on the government to “choose the path of human rights”.

14 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Ministry refuses to dissolve Human Rights Party - Khmer Times

Ministry refuses to dissolve Human Rights Party  Khmer Times

Interior Minister Sar Kheng has instructed the Human Rights Party to hold a congress to seek approval from the majority of its members before asking the ...

2 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha's Human Rights Party decides to close - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha's Human Rights Party decides to close  The Phnom Penh Post

The Human Rights Party closed yesterday of its own accord, officially removing itself from any conversation about potential challengers to the ruling party in the ...

30 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Opposition Party Threatened with Dissolution - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Opposition Party Threatened with Dissolution  Human Rights Watch

The Cambodian government's filing of a politically motivated legal case on October 6, 2017 to dissolve the main opposition party will render national elections in ...

10 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am