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Cambodia to Arizona: Bo Dul’s extraordinary journey to democracy

Sambo “Bo” Dul wasn’t born in a democracy. Her father gave his life to smuggle her and her family out of Cambodia following the Khmer Rouge genocide. Thirty-five years later, she’s a crucial cog in Arizona’s elections.

Cambodia hires Brownstein Hyatt

The government of Cambodia has hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck to lobby on its behalf in Washington.

Facing No Opposition, Cambodia’s Ruling Party Expects Easy Local Election Wins

More than 4,100 constituencies are being contested in total across Cambodia’s 25 regions.

Cambodia Promotes International Commitments at UN to Deflect Rights Criticism

In a speech in New York late last month, Cambodia’s defense minister, Tea Banh, said Cambodia was committed to internationalism, peace, and development.

Defiant Hun Sen tells US to cut all aid to Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported.

Opinion: Sam Rainsy. The Rising Cost of Strongman Rule in Cambodia

Despite boasting unrivaled tourist attractions, large stores of natural resources that could be profitably and responsibly exploited, and one of the world’s youngest labor forces the country's economy is floundering. And, after 34 years of Prime Minister Hun Sen's dictatorial rule, Cambodians could soon be facing a higher price.

Trump, Normally Cozy With Despots, Takes a Hard Line With Cambodia’s Hun Sen

In December, nearly 40 men stepped off a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-chartered plane onto a humid tarmac on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, the capital of their unfamiliar homeland.

How Hun Sen’s Crackdown in Cambodia Is Straining Ties With the West

Prime Minister Hun Sen dissolved Cambodia’s opposition party ahead of 2018 elections to prevent it from repeating its 2013 success.

Cambodia’s Government Defends Decision to Hire US Lawmaker to Lobby Congress

Cambodia’s government on Tuesday defended its decision to hire a U.S. state lawmaker to lobby on behalf of its interests in Congress, amid a low point in relations between Washington and Phnom Penh prompted by democratic rollbacks in the Southeast Asian nation.

Rainsy: Don’t take warrants seriously 

The co-founder of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Sam Rainsy, has called on countries “that respect democratic principles” to ignore the arrest warrants outstanding against him and seven other colleagues.

HRW Calls for Cambodia to Release Opposition Leader From House Arrest

Cambodia drew fresh criticism this week from both a major human rights organization and the leaders of several trade organizations over Prime Minister Hun Sen’s refusal to release opposition leader Kem Sohka from house arrest, and other rights abuses.

Washington senator registers to lobby for Cambodia

Republican Sen. Doug Ericksen has registered as a foreign agent in order to consult and lobby for the country of Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Calls For Algeria-Style Overthrow of PM Hun Sen

Cambodia’s exiled acting opposition chief Sam Rainsy has called on the public to draw inspiration from a recent leadership change in Algeria and oust the country’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, saying he would throw his support behind a top-ranking ruling party official if he is willing to challenge the strongman.

Cambodian National Assembly convenes plenary session after 3-month recess

The National Assembly of Cambodia on Monday began its second plenary session of the sixth legislature after a three-month recess.

Rainsy given court date over military disobedience charges

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has set April 22 as the date for “acting president” of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy to appear for a public hearing on charges of inciting the military to disobey Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Cambodian Court Denies Request to Drop Charges Against Detained Opposition Chief Kem Sokha

A court in Cambodia has refused to drop “treason” charges against opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) chief Kem Sokha citing an ongoing investigation, his lawyer said Wednesday, despite holding him for more than a year in pre-trial detention.

Hun Sen: Blame CNRP Leadership for Party Split, Not Me

So far nine former CNRP officials have taken up the prime minister’s offer of an amnesty ahead of a deadline for applications in April.

What’s in the New Philippines-Cambodia Defense Meeting?

Both countries finally held the inaugural iteration of a new defense meeting earlier this month.

Joint Patrols Highlight Vietnam-Cambodia Maritime Ties

The latest iteration of the interaction offered a window into an aspect of the bilateral defense relationship.

The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy

22 years after surviving a grenade attack, the popular opposition leader faces new questions about his role in politics.

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