Fears of Political Crackdown in Cambodia Rise as Opposition Leader Arrested, Newspaper Closes – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Cambodian authorities arrested the country’s opposition leader and effectively forced the closure of one of its last remaining independent newspapers on Sunday, raising concerns of a worsening climate of political repression ahead of elections scheduled for next year.

Opposition politician Kem Sokha was taken from his home in an early-morning raid and is accused of plotting to overthrow the government with the support of the U.S….


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