Cambodia Adrift

On July 29, the Cambodian government will hold the nation’s sixth general election to elect representatives for the National Assembly. International entities have spent billions of dollars funding pro-democracy civil society efforts over the past 25 years yet the vote has been deemed the most unfair and unfree since the United Nations organized the first post-genocide election in 1993. The government, headed by Prime Minister Hun Sen who has been in power since 1985, believes otherwise.

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