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 response to attempts to dissolve Cambodia’s opposition party
Attempts to dissolve Cambodia’s opposition are latest move by corrupt elite to maintain grip on power and wealth
Cambodia’s “descent into outright dictatorship”
The headline of the last-ever edition of the Cambodia Daily was an apt parting shot for a paper whose motto was ‘all the news, without fear or favour’, and one of just a handful of media outlets in Cambodia not under government control. It's now down to the business community to halt the regime’s march of authoritarianism
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.
“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
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.