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).

Protecting Kem Sokha and Democracy in Cambodia

Under the leadership of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, the only opposition party in parliament, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was arbitrarily dissolved...

The EU Must Factor Cambodia’s Salami Slicing of the Opposition

A delegation from the European Union will visit Cambodia next week as part of the process of withdrawing duty-free access to EU markets under...

Cambodia’s Money Laundering Relisting Shows Dangers of Corrupt Institutions

The global money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in February put Cambodia on its "grey" watchlist because of concerns over money laundering....

Cambodia’s Exiled Opposition Vows Return to Create Democratic Change

The end game is approaching for Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. The former Khmer Rouge commander who has held power since 1985 has returned...

EU Move to End Cambodia’s Free Trade Status Must Be Trigger for Democratic Change

European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström announced on October 5 that the EU had started a review of Cambodia’s duty-free access to European markets,...

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