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Hun Sen is coming to townnn!!!

I’ve got three days of teaching high school students under my belt thus far. Everything is going well; the students are very friendly, most of them are polite and eager to learn, and I believe they all thought my first lesson wasn’t too boring. 583 more words

Cambodia's Internal-Security Chief: 'I Learned From Hitler'

A top Cambodian security official has praised one of history’s most reviled dictators, Adolf Hitler, at a speech in the country’s capital, Phnom Penh.

Commander General Sao Sokha, who heads the paramilitary Royal Gendarmerie and sits on the central committee of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, said that states that wanted to… 155 more words

Cambodia: 30 Years of Hun Sen Violence, Repression

from Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The 30th anniversary of Hun Sen’s rule in Cambodia highlights the need for influential governments and donors to strengthen efforts for human rights and democratic reforms, Human Rights Watch said in a new report today. 863 more words


Cambodian Prime Minister Reflects on 30 Years of Power.

In the 30 years since Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen took control of the country, the “Strongman” has ruled Cambodia with corruption, charisma, and brute force. 108 more words


Cambodia: Resurrection of Funcinpec to stop growth of CNRP Opposition?

Partyforumseasia: Among the many long-term dominant parties in the region, Malaysia’s UMNO, Singapore’s PAP, Vietnam’s VCP, Laos’ LPRP, and Cambodia’s CPP, only the first and the last have sufficient reason to fear being voted out of power. 421 more words

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The Cambodian Gangster Conflict

Since I’ve been in Cambodia, I’ve heard a lot about gangsters. People (including some of the Cambodian VSO-ICS volunteers) recount past lives as gangsters, ‘gangsters’ are given as a reason why indigenous communities are changing, and whenever there is a commotion in town (such as a big crowd collecting), … 1,031 more words

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'Tis the season

It’s that wonderful time of year in Cambodia when the temperature drops below insanity-creating levels, and it feels like you live in a sensible city. Some website tells me it was only 28 degrees here today, which is, to be honest, a bargain. 465 more words