Tag Archives: Hun Sen

JAMES GERRAND. Cambodia Crackdown. Part 2 of 2.

Part 2   Hun Sen’s Red Brotherhood Hanoi cannot be seen to be interfering in Cambodian affairs but the Vietnamese military has cemented close ties with the Hun Sen regime – none closer than with the Prime Minister’s personal Bodyguard Unit … Continue reading

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JAMES GERRAND. Cambodia Crackdown – part 1 of 2

  Part 1 ‘Kill a Chicken to Scare the Monkeys’ Around my regular haunts in Phnom Penh are daily reminders of Cambodia’s enduring capacity for political violence: in Kabko market my favourite street restaurant was the scene where political adviser … Continue reading

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Elaine Pearson. Cambodia: A poor choice for Australia’s refugee resettlement

“It’s not about whether they are poor, it’s about whether they can be safe,” Australia’s Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said in defence of Australia’s plan to resettle refugees currently housed on Nauru to Cambodia. It appears Cambodia and Australia are in … Continue reading

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Michael Sainsbury. Refugees to Cambodia

​The Australian government appears to have struck a deal with Cambodia to house 100 refugees in exchange for a massive increase in foreign aid. But Cambodia is far from a safe place to settle. On January 3 this year, men … Continue reading

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