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Mu Sochua is the deputy leader of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), and one of Cambodia's most prominent women in politics. This past week, a Cambodian court issued treason arrest warrants for eight leading members of the CNRP in exile, including Sochua.
The Last Days of the Mighty Mekong, by Brian Eyler, director of the Southeast Asia program at the Stimson Center, takes the reader on a journey from glaciers in China to rice fields in Vietnam, stopping along the way in Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand.
Since the mid-2000s, democracy has regressed in nearly every part of the world.
The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, now utterly dominates Cambodia. The party won control of the entire lower house of parliament in elections last month.
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.
In the run-up to Cambodia’s national elections, due in July, Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken no chances of an upset, of a political...