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Don’t Expect a “Cambodian Spring”

A Cambodian rights activist speaks out.

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Sam Rainsy, the leader of the CNRP opposition party marches through the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. By flickr user Luc Forsythe, under CC license

How Anti-Vietnamese Racism is Fueling Politics in Cambodia

A volatile mix of elections and racism.

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A Cambodian Prisoner of Conscience is Set Free

A prisoner of conscience in Cambodia is set free. But that does not mean the country is becoming any more welcoming of dissent.

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Cambodia War Crimes Tribunal Comes to Grinding Halt Because of Lack of Funds

Cambodia’s beleaguered war crimes tribunal is facing another obstacle: translators have gone on strike, protesting months of work without pay, and the one ongoing trial has been adjourned “indefinitely.”

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What Barack Obama Should Talk About in Cambodia

4 talking points for President Obama as he visits Cambodia in the coming week.

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Damed Nations: A Hydroelectric Project in Laos May Fuel Strife in South East Asia

Construction of the Xayaburi dam may cause massive change to 60 million people who live near the ecologically rich Mekong – and it’s the poorest Southeast Asians who will be likely be hit the hardest.

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