Cambodia’s Deadly Politics – 101 East
They’ve endured genocide, war and grinding poverty, and now the people of Cambodia appear to be battling another enemy, with a crackdown on opposition voices.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has been in power for 31 years and his family is reaping the benefits. Experts estimate the family’s combined wealth is between US$500 million and US$1 billion – an unimaginable fortune for the 40 per cent of Cambodians who live in poverty.
101 East investigates how those who dared to criticise the government have ended up in jail or in exile or, worse still, paying with their lives.
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