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.
The government of Cambodia has hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck to lobby on its behalf in Washington.
More than 4,100 constituencies are being contested in total across Cambodia’s 25 regions.
In a speech in New York late last month, Cambodia’s defense minister, Tea Banh, said Cambodia was committed to internationalism, peace, and development.
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.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Hun Sen dissolved Cambodia’s opposition party ahead of 2018 elections to prevent it from repeating its 2013 success.
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.
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.
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.
Republican Sen. Doug Ericksen has registered as a foreign agent in order to consult and lobby for the country of Cambodia.
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.
The National Assembly of Cambodia on Monday began its second plenary session of the sixth legislature after a three-month recess.
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.
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.
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.
Both countries finally held the inaugural iteration of a new defense meeting earlier this month.
The latest iteration of the interaction offered a window into an aspect of the bilateral defense relationship.
22 years after surviving a grenade attack, the popular opposition leader faces new questions about his role in politics.