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Cambodia election ‘the end of the road for democracy’

Phnom Penh: Cambodia’s Hun Sen is set to strengthen his iron grip on the prime ministership and extend his 33 years in power, after an election that rights groups and analysts suggest marks the “death of democracy” in the…

  • James Massola & Nara Lon
  • The Age
  • With Reuters

The United States, Japan, western European nations and Australia – which has largely avoided criticising Hun Sen’s regime in recent years – all declined to send election monitors to observe this poll and there were widespread reports of intimidation and…

Depra 1aIndeed, on Friday Hun Sen warned “traitors” of consequences if people boycotted the…

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