As Cambodia’s Hun Sen consolidates power, resistance rests in hands of opposition leaders in exile

Kem Samathida struggles to find comedic relief when she refers to herself as a “wanderer of the world.” But what the self-imposed Cambodian exile really means when she says she can’t return to Phnom Penh is that she fears she might end up like her father: sitting in a jail cell for the past 11 months awaiting trial over charges of treason.

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