A repressive anniversary marked in Cambodia

One year after the forced dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, there are few signs PM Hun Sen plans to dismantle his de facto one-party state any time soon.

Residents of Phsar Daeum Thkov, a subdistrict in inner-city Phnom Penh, talk politics in hushed tones. Some express financial concerns over the European Union’s threat to withdraw Cambodia from a preferential trade deal, a move that could cripple Cambodia’s economy.

Others talk about Chinese investment which, they say, is ruining parts of the country.

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