Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen votes at a polling station. Photo: Xinhua
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen votes at a polling station. Photo: Xinhua
Cambodia

Cambodians face intimidation, threats as they head to polls for local election

  • Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party is certain to sail to easy victory again following what UN Human Rights Office calls a pattern of ‘threats and obstruction’
  • At least six opposition candidates and activists were in detention 4 days before the polls, awaiting trial, while others had gone into hiding, UN says

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen votes at a polling station. Photo: Xinhua
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen votes at a polling station. Photo: Xinhua
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