/ Nov 3, 2017

Trump signals muted U.S. approach on human rights in Asia

Just days after the killing of a prominent Cambodian government critic last year during a crackdown by the country's longtime leader, President Barack Obama dispatched Washington's chief human rights envoy to Phnom Penh to attend the activist's funeral. In meetings with Cambodian authorities, then-Assistant Secretary ...

Cambodian leader threatens ban on opposition party

/ Sep 11, 2017

Cambodian leader threatens ban on opposition party

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened on Monday that the main opposition party would be dissolved if it continues to back detained leader Kem Sokha, who has been charged with treason over an alleged plot to gain power with U.S. support. Kem Sokha was arrested ...

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason

/ Sep 5, 2017

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested for treason

A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason and espionage over an alleged conspiracy with unnamed foreigners, as strongman premier Hun Sen takes his assault against his political enemies into new territory. The case comes as opponents of Cambodia's longtime leader, ...