Corruption & Money LaunderingReport
How Cambodia’s ruling family are pulling the strings on the economy and amassing vast personal fortunes with extreme consequences for the population.
Global Witness condemns sweeping attack on independent voices in Cambodia
This latest wave of threats, closures and expulsions are clearly intended to scare the prime ministers’ critics into silence.
“I became victimised because my land was grabbed, and now I’ve been put in prison.”
One of Cambodia’s most iconic activists has lost an appeal to overturn her 2½-year jail sentence
Global Witness and Cambodia – key moments
In early 1995, Global Witness carried out its first investigations in Cambodia and Thailand, exposing how the illegal timber trade across the border was bankrolling the war effort of the genocidal Khmer Rouge.
One year since Kem Ley’s assassination, we’re left with more questions than answers
Political assassinations had begun to feel like a thing of the past in Cambodia. That changed a year ago today.
Vietnam’s two biggest rubber companies are moving into Cambodia and Laos, seizing farmland, flouting land and forest protection laws and wrecking local livelihoods.
Soaring demand for food, fuel and other commodities is cranking up pressure on land, but the sector remains largely unregulated internationally.
Cambodia's Family Trees
Cambodia is run by a kleptocratic elite that generates much of its wealth via the seizure of public assets, particularly natural resources.