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A Cambodian court has convicted the leader of the country's only viable opposition party of treason. The move comes just four months before a general election and a long-planned dynastic handover of power.
A court has sentenced Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha to 27 years in detention for treason. Critics say the trial was designed to keep him out of an upcoming election.
After an 11-year-old girl died from bird flu in Cambodia, health officials urged parents to keep their children away from poultry. It is the country's first known human H5N1 infection since 2014.
One of Cambodia's last free media outlets, Voice of Democracy radio, ceased operations on Monday after Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered its closure for allegedly slandering his son in a story.
Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed that VOD, a news outlet, had slandered him and his son. He is one of the world's longest-serving dictators.
DW speaks to exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy, a co-founder of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), about upcoming local elections in Cambodia and about Prime Minister Hun Sen's stance toward Myanmar's junta.
17 Sep 2022
Foreign nationals are being trafficked to Cambodia through online scams, and some are subject to torture and even death. Survivors and human rights experts are calling for law enforcement to take action.
14 Jun 2022
US-Cambodian lawyer Theary Seng and other government critics have been sentenced to years in prison on charges of treason and incitement.
30 May 2022
FRANCE 24 interviewed Kao Kim Hourn, Cambodia's minister delegate to Prime Minister Hun Sen, from the World Economic Forum in Davos. Hourn said he believes a full reconciliation with the US will occur. He affirmed that no Chinese military base has been established in Cambodia, and said that China does not dominate the country's economy despite owning most of its debt.
13 Jan 2022
Magawa, the landmine-detecting "hero rat" has died aged eight, the NGO that trained him said in a news release on Tuesday.
21 Nov 2021
In France, brasseries are an institution. They offer simple, tasty dishes in the style of traditional home cooking. Brasseries were born more than a century ago with the "bouillons" of Paris. Today, their decoration has changed little, but their success is still intact. FRANCE 24 gives you a taste of this timeless constant in French gastronomy, from Paris to Lyon via Saint-Tropez.
17 Aug 2021
Khieu Samphan, the last living leader of the brutal Khmer Rouge, appears before an international tribunal for his appeal against a genocide conviction today. The Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia from 1975-1979.