Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is seen with his son Hun Manet during a ceremony at a military base in Phnom Penh in 2009. Photo: AFP
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is seen with his son Hun Manet during a ceremony at a military base in Phnom Penh in 2009. Photo: AFP
Cambodia

Cambodian PM Hun Sen backs son Hun Manet as successor, defends idea of political dynasty

  • The prime minister, in power for 36 years, announced his support for his son, who was educated in the US and Britain and is in the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces
  • Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said Hun Sen’s decision reflected his fear of losing impunity, adding that Cambodia was not North Korea

Topic |   Cambodia
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is seen with his son Hun Manet during a ceremony at a military base in Phnom Penh in 2009. Photo: AFP
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is seen with his son Hun Manet during a ceremony at a military base in Phnom Penh in 2009. Photo: AFP
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