After 33 years in power, Hun Sen was confirmed in office again after a crackdown on the opposition. Preliminary election results show Hun Sen's party taking at least 70 percent of the vote.
It's been 40 years since the end of Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in Cambodia. Many accuse Prime Minister Hun Sen of using this dark chapter in the nation's history as justification to prolong his own authoritarian rule.
All 125 seats in Cambodia's parliament were won by the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to official results just published. Rights groups say the vote was a sham after a crackdown on a rival party.
Cambodian PM Hun Sen is running virtually unopposed in Cambodia's general election on July 29. DW spoke with former opposition leader Sam Rainsy about the dangers of dictatorship and the state of the opposition.
Prime Minister Hun Sen will maintain his decades-long grip on power after an election dubbed a "sham." The main opposition was banned from the election, all but ensuring a large victory for the incumbent.
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