The government yesterday chastised the European Commission’s move to initiate a six-month “intensive monitoring” period of the country over perceived democratic and human rights setbacks, labelling the move “an extreme injustice” and “tantamount to acts of interference”.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen took a dig at China’s lack of freedom.
French Senator François Grosdidier pledged to lobby European states to ease pressure on the government over perceived democratic setbacks and human rights violations, according to a government official.
In the coming two decades both the EU and Cambodia should base their relationship on an equal partnership.
A prominent anti-corruption activist urges the gov’t to properly address corruption.
As the royal decree for the general election has been issued, the countdown for the country’s return to democracy has officially begun.
The Chinese government has agreed to continue to support Hun Sen’s government.
The question of political space was raised during the meeting with Australian Senator.
In many cases, human rights defenders only focus on political rights and forget about massive violations of economic and social rights by governments and also corporations.
The question of political space and democracy was raised during an over-the-weekend meet between Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and Australian Senator Scott Ryan.
Indonesians go to the polls in April to choose either a strongman candidate – an Indonesian Bolsonaro – or an incumbent whose democratic commitment looks to be fraying.
2018 was a dramatic, challenging year for Cambodia. It will be remembered amongst others, for the movers and shakers in the political sector, external pressure on trade and politics and domestic policies.
The ruling Cambodian People’s Party said that it is committed to strengthen multi-party democracy and maintain peace.
Thailand will soon hold its first election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup.
Through three decades of post-independence civil unrest, Sri Lanka operated as a flawed yet commendable democracy. But in the past month, the country’s politicians have unleashed a democratic crisis and become a laughing stock.
The National Assembly is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the former opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to revoke the Everything-but-arms treaty.
Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday.
Exiled political analyst Kim Sok yesterday vowed to return to Cambodia and join those fighting for democracy after he and his daughter were granted political asylum in Finland.
In 1998, 20 years ago this year, the combined pressures of a regional economic collapse, student protests, elite defection, urban riots and a polarised military led long-time strongman Suharto to step down from the Indonesian presidency.
Head of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, said that civic education plays a crucial role when it comes to democracy.
The government marks the 25th anniversary of the constitution by defending it.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on all Cambodians to maintain peace.
Interior Minister Sar Kheng has urged donor countries to continue funding the National Election Committee to ensure free and fair elections in the future.
The New York Times’s opinion desk published a scathing op-ed by an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration on September 5 which called the US president amoral.
A Myanmar judge sentences two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison.
Malaysia’s new government faces challenges. The most urgent parts of a democracy agenda, non-discrimination and freedom of thought.
Cambodia is a post-conflict country. It remains a young modern state with a democratic system.
Srun Srorn, a social media influencer and a peace activist, says it is high time that the spirit of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords be revived.
July 29, 2018 was the day that Cambodians exercised their democratic rights and obligations. Overall, the election process was smooth.
Adhoc president is concerned over Cambodia’s political situationin fear of sanctions.