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How Cambodia’s prime minister rigged an election

Hun Sen and the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won a recent landslide victory in the Southeast Asian country.

Does Australia have the political will – or leverage – to support change in...

The recent ABC Four Corners story “Champagne with Dictators” shows Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at a political rally telling the ABC reporter that Cambodia will welcome more refugees from Australia - a direct message to Australia and a distraction from what is being called a “sham” election last week.

A scholar’s journey to understand the needs of Pol Pot’s survivors

Forty-three years ago today, the Khmer Rouge took power in Cambodia. Their radical regime, led by the dictator Pol Pot, inflicted countless atrocities and left deep wounds.

Bearing witness to Cambodia’s horror, 20 years after Pol Pot’s death

Twenty years ago, on April 15, 1998, Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia’s genocidal government during the late 1970s, died in his sleep at the age of 73.