Sheila Copps mêlée à la crise politique au Cambodge

le samedi 17 août 2013 L’ancienne ministre fédérale Sheila Copps se retrouve mêlée à la crise politique au Cambodge, à la suite des élections du mois dernier dont les résultats sont hautement contestés. [...]

Rainsy calls for RCAF pullout

Opposition party president Sam Rainsy issued a call on Tuesday evening for the government to halt its post-election mobilisation of armed forces to avoid inciting “fear” in the population. Rainsy, who has been in the United States for his [...]

Searching for economic hope in Cambodia

With voters protesting this week’s election results, the nation’s leaders and global multinationals can no longer ignore the nation’s economic hardship and systemic corruption. By Amy Kaslow August 2, 2013: 10:53 AM ET Cable [...]

Hundreds of Police to Be Deployed for Sam Rainsy’s Return

Several hundred police will be deployed on Friday to ensure the safety of opposition leader Sam Rainsy and control an expected crowd of more than 40,000 supporters, police officials said Tuesday. Mr. Rainsy, who will return to Cambodia after [...]

Opposition leader to return for Cambodia poll

DW Cambodia’s exiled opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, has announced he will return to Phnom Penh this week, buoying his party just days before the country’s general election. Will his pardon bring about change? The news on July 12th that [...]

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Might Face Electoral Trouble

AsiaSentinal Written by James Pringle TUESDAY, 16 JULY 2013 Could new young voters deny Heaven’s Mandate to Phnom Penh’s strongman? The Chinese call it the “mandate of heaven,” the right – supposedly bestowed from [...]

Election Observers Call for Cooperation Ahead of Rainsy Return

By Michelle Tolson Sam Rainsy, exiled president of the opposition party in Cambodia, made international waves when he announced his intention to return to the country prior to the July 28 parliamentary elections. [...]

Not Quite the Usual Walkover

A united opposition takes aim at one of Asia’s strongest ruling parties The Economist SUPREMELY confident that his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) will romp to yet another handsome majority in the general election on July 28th, Hun Sen, [...]

population‬ of the world is expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050

US State Department – The ‪population‬ of the world is expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050. Today’s generation of 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 is the largest the world has ever [...]

Youth Showing More Political Engagement as Election Approaches

Theara Khoun, VOA Khmer PHNOM PENH – In the past few months, an unprecedented number of Cambodians under the age of 30 have begun participating in the political process, holding rallies, volunteering and posting on social media. This [...]

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US lawmakers urge Cambodia aid cut if election unfair

Lawmakers called Tuesday for the United States to cut off aid to Cambodia unless veteran strongman Hun Sen allows free elections on July 28. WASHINGTON (AFP/jc): Lawmakers called Tuesday for the United States to cut off aid to Cambodia unless [...]

US urges Cambodia to allow opposition leader to return without fear of imprisonment

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. is urging Cambodia to allow self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy to return home to contest elections without fear of imprisonment. Rainsy vowed Sunday to travel to Cambodia ahead of the July 28 vote to challenge [...]

Cambodia Elections: U.S. Pressured to Cut Aid If Elections Are Deemed Undemocratic

By Lawrence Fernandez | July 4, 2013 6:23 PM EST Cambodia will once again conduct its democratic elections by the end of July 2013 and there is speculation that current Prime Minister Hun Sen is set to extend his rule which has stretched for [...]

As Cambodia’s ruler prepares to consolidate power, pressure grows for US to cut aid

Matthew Pennington, The Associated Press Jul 03, 2013 | Last Updated: Jul 04, 2013 – 4:40 UTC WASHINGTON – Human rights activists and U.S. lawmakers are pushing for a cut in the more than $70 million in annual American aid to Cambodia [...]

Former Cambodian official convicted in absentia

By SOPHENG CHEANG / Associated Press / June 25, 2013 PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A former Cambodian governor was convicted in absentia Tuesday of shooting and wounding three garment workers and was sentenced to 18 months in prison, an [...]

PM satisfied with Cambodia, China’s Hong Kong ties

PHNOM PENH, June 25 (Xinhua) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday expressed his satisfaction with the good ties between Cambodia and China’s Hong Kong in trade, investment and tourism. Speaking during a meeting with a group [...]
UNPO has submitted reports to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in anticipation of the Universal Periodic Review of the Kingdom of Cambodia and Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. These reports focus shed light on the marginalisation of the Khmer-Kampuchea Krom, Hmong and Degar-Montagnards

UNPO Exposes Human Rights Abuses in Cambodia and Viet Nam

The United Nations (UN) Universal Periodic Review is a mechanism which assess UN member countries’ human rights performance. Every four and a half years the situation of human rights within a state is assessed, and both Cambodia and Viet Nam [...]

Expulsion of Opposition Parties from the Cambodian National Assembly

  Press Statement Jen Psaki Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 8, 2013 The United States is deeply concerned by reports that the Permanent Committee of the Cambodian National Assembly, made up entirely of members [...]
Hun Sen gestures during a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan, April 24, 2013. (AFP)

Hun Sen in Apparent Bid to Stifle Opposition

Radio Free Asia Ahead of key elections next month, Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is attempting to purge opposition lawmakers from parliament and prosecute a key opposition leader on allegedly distorted charges linking him to the widely [...]