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Cambodia’s Crooked Election and the Tragedy of Its Postwar Period

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People’s Party now utterly dominate Cambodia, after the CPP won control of the entire lower house of parliament in elections late last month.

‘The Outlook Is Grim’: Cambodia’s Independent Media Under Hun Sen

May has been a tough month for press freedom in Cambodia. On May 5, the Phnom Penh Post, an independent newspaper often critical of the Cambodian government, was sold to a Malaysian investor with links to Prime Minister Hun Sen. And on May 18, a court refused to release two Radio Free Asia reporters who have been held in pretrial detention for six months on charges of espionage.

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Cambodia pardons Australian film-maker James Ricketson

Documentary maker was jailed for espionage this year after flying drone over electoral rally.

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