Sam Rainsy

Sam Rainsy, Cambodia’s finance minister from 1993 to 1994, is the co-founder and acting leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

Cambodia’s Commercial Deal With China No Substitute for Loss of Trade Privileges From EU Because of Human Rights Violations

The arrest of Cambodian Confederation of Unions president Rong Chhun betrays the narrowing options facing Prime Minister Hun Sen as the partial withdrawal of the country’s...

Cambodia Land Grab Victims Fight Back in Region’s First Cross-Border Class Action

Southeast Asia’s first cross-border human rights class action is a step forward for corporate accountability in the region and a warning to foreign companies...

Learning From Smallpox Eradication in the COVID-19 Era

Several governments, including that of the US, have signed contracts worth billions of dollars with drug developers in an attempt to ensure that they...

Learning About COVID-19 From Those Who Don’t Have It

When Edward Jenner, a young English doctor at the end of the eighteenth century, produced the first smallpox vaccination, he was unaware of the...

Global Banks Share Responsibility for Cambodia’s Microfinance Disaster

Cambodia’s microfinance loans are a slow-motion car crash with millions of victims, for which the world’s banks share responsibility. The Cambodian League for the Promotion...

Hun Sen Struggles to Convince Himself That His Dynasty Is Real

For a leader whose hands are stained in blood, power means impunity. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s claims that he will stay in power for...

Hun Sen Is Responsible for Safety of Thai Activist Abducted in Phnom Penh

The abduction of exiled Thai political activist Wanchalerm Satsaksit, seized near his apartment in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on June 4, marks a serious escalation in...

Lack of COVID-19 Vaccination Means Immunity Passports Essential

Immunity passports or certificates are simple common sense and a precious tool to safely restart the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. This health document...

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