Cambodia

15 million people
820 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

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The ruling Cambodian People’s Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen is dismantling Cambodia’s democracy, a process it is accelerating with the forced closure of Cambodia’s main opposition party and the silencing of critical voices.

Aided by Chinese support and U.S. indifference, the government has moved to ensure complete dominance ahead of the 2018 elections.

Cambodia's prime minister must release garment workers who were detained during demonstrations and ensure the right to peaceful assembly, association and expression, urges Freedom House and key human rights groups.

Freedom House condemns the Cambodian police’s deployment of water cannons, tear gas, and smoke grenades against opposition protesters during rallies in Phnom Penh on Sunday, September 15.

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