From The Guardian
‘Death of democracy’ in Cambodia as court dissolves opposition
Prime minister Hun Sen, who has already cracked down on free press, will now run virtually uncontested in 2018 election.
From The New York Times
Cambodia’s Top Court Dissolves Main Opposition Party
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s highest court on Thursday dissolved the main opposition party, eliminating the most popular and viable challenger to the country’s authoritarian leader before elections next year.
From Asia Times
Cambodia Bids Farewell to Democracy
Supreme Court rules to dissolve the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, effectively making premier Hun Sen ruler of a one party state.
From Phnom Penh Post
Police will charge former RFA reporters with ‘espionage’
Phnom Penh Deputy Police Chief Sim Vuthy says two former Radio Free Asia reporters, detained on Tuesday, will be sent to the municipal court tomorrow to face “espionage charges”.

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