Cambodia strongman Hun Sen derides ‘democracy’ in fiery speech

Cambodia’s strongman leader Hun Sen lashed out at Western governments for pushing “democracy and human rights” on his country, capping off a tumultuous political year with a fiery speech on Saturday.

The 66-year-old prime minister has ruled Cambodia for over three decades, with the Southeast Asian country tilting towards China in recent years thanks to loans for infrastructure and few complaints on human rights issues.

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