From RFA
US Rejects Charges of Interfering in Cambodian Politics, But Criticizes Crackdown
U.S. diplomats pushed back on Tuesday against Cambodian government accusations that the United States has meddled in Cambodia’s internal affairs, calling the charges unfounded and harmful to improved and productive relations between the two countries.
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From VOA
Cambodian Strongman’s Trump Outreach Falls Flat
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA — The White House has resisted gushing overtures Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen made this week to U.S. President Donald Trump in Manila, issuing a stiff rebuke Tuesday to the strongman over his moves to dismantle Cambodia’s democracy.
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From Human Rights Watch
Cambodia: Democracy Faces Death
Cambodia’s Supreme Court should resist government pressure to rule on dissolving the country’s main opposition party, Human Rights Watch said today.
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From VOA
Cash, Oaths and Holy Water: Inside the CPP’s Quest to Identify Its Own True Supporters
The more Cambodia’s ruling party exerts control, the less clue it has about whether anyone truly supports it. Here’s how it responds.
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From Euronews
Inside the Paris apartment where Sam Rainsy runs Cambodia’s opposition
Sam Rainsy wakes each morning before dawn. Despite living in France, the Cambodian politician schedules his days to maximise the amount of waking hours he shares with his native country.
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From Reuters
Cambodia’s Opposition Party Gives up Hope of Escaping Ban
Cambodia’s main opposition party has given up hope of escaping a ban when the Supreme Court rules on Thursday on a suit brought by the government of authoritarian leader Hun Sen, a senior leader said.
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