May 13, 2019

Pardoned CNRP Prisoner Plans Return to Cambodia

Meach Sovannara, a dual U.S.-Cambodian citizen and former opposition official, says he has plans to return to Cambodia for the first time since he was released almost four years into a 20-year prison sentence for “insurrection” last year.

The Challenges of Independent Media in 2017

Opinion: The Year After a Media Crackdown

Freedom of expression in Cambodia is not, in fact, free. That’s according to Freedom House’s Freedom in the World Report, under which Cambodia’s scores have stagnated — 5.5 for freedoms, 6 for political rights and 5 for civil liberties — for four straight years from 2016 to 2019.