Category Archives: elections

Elections: An open letter to President Trump

[Sent to the Khmer Times and Phnom Penh Post on 15 November 2018. Published by the Post on 20 November.] Dear Mr President, The recent US elections have produced considerable controversy about parties on one side or the other allegedly … Continue reading

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Democracy: A comparison

[Sent to the Phnom Penh Post and Khmer Times on 29 July 2018. Not published.] Several members of the US Congress have introduced a bill supposedly intended to bring about greater democracy in Cambodia. That raises the need for some … Continue reading

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RFA goes hunting

Not for the first time, Radio Free Asia has seized on comments from a UN official and a professional NGO critic to attack the Cambodian government. On July 20, RFA broadcast that Rhona Smith, the UN special rapporteur on Cambodia, … Continue reading

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