Rights groups hail the move days ahead of an election widely dismissed as a ‘sham.’
A muted reaction will encourage regional dictators to follow Hun Sen’s lead, they say.
The probe comes as the government rejects concerns over voter intimidation from a UN expert.
Rhona Smith cites threats of legal action and withholding public services to influence the ballot.
A week ago, TEMP.Periscope infiltrated the computers of several stakeholders in an upcoming election.
Residents say they could lose access to official documents such as land titles and birth certificates.
The former military police officer had posted claims on Facebook that he was fired over the case.
The group says officers are violating a neutrality clause enshrined in Cambodian law.
The EU is considering suspending preferential trade treatment to Cambodia over rights violations.
NGOs demand an independent probe into his shooting, which occurred in broad daylight in the capital.
His statement is as much as warning to the CPP as to his own party, ahead of a general election.
But critics say the donations from the national budget constitute ‘vote buying’ and ‘corruption.’
The probe comes amid criticism of a political crackdown ahead of this month’s general election.
NGOs and media watchdogs complain the controls amount to censorship.
Tokyo underscores the importance of holding an election that ‘reflects the will of the people’ without explaining how that will be possible.
A core group of senior security officers ‘ruthlessly and violently’ carry out the prime minister’s orders.
International observers will include Myanmar, Singapore and China.
Five lawmakers seeking to visit 15 colleagues were rebuffed by prison official, who cites their ex-lawmaker status.
A South Korean group lauds Kem Sokha for his work on behalf of democracy and human rights.
Vietnamese workers routinely log old growth trees in the park and smuggle them home.
Funcinpec calls the accident ‘suspicious,’ noting it was the third to involve the prince in three years.
Sam Rainsy had suggested a letter from the king endorsing an upcoming election was ‘legally worthless.’
One critic says money could embolden PM Hun Sen in his widening repression of political opponents.
The former guards demand severance pay and evidence of claims they shared child pornography.
A rights group says courts fail to presume innocence or probe claims of confessions made under duress.
Meanwhile, opposition supporters hold protests demanding Japan end its support of the election.
The campaigners urge Prime Minister Hun Sen to order their cooperation in protecting forests.
They warn that the government may ‘hold them indefinitely,’ adding charges to keep them in jail.
Exiled opposition leader praises the U.S. move as “first step” to sanctioning Hun Sen for abuses.
General Hing Bun Hieng's unit was involved in numerous abuses, including beatings of lawmakers and attacks on civilians.