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Prime Minister Hun Sen in Siem Reap on September 13, 2022. (Hun Sen’s Facebook page)

Hun Sen Promises Modern Satellite City at Angkor Evictions Relocation Site

Prime Minister Hun Sen handed out gifts and promised metal sheeting as building materials to families who have agreed to vacate their homes that fall within Siem Reap’s Angkor park, saying the relocation site in Run Ta Ek commune will be turned into a modern satellite city.

Timeline: Five Years Since Kem Sokha’s Arrest

Years of political pressure preceded opposition Kem Sokha’s arrest on September 3, 2017, which came amid a year of escalating incidents. Five years since that day, his treason trial drags on with the country’s political opposition cowed by arrests and toothless in the face of a dominant ruling party.