Country Reports

Short political reports of the KAS offices abroad

Politischer Showdown in Kambodscha

Oppositionsführer Sam Rainsy bleibt vorerst im Exil

Über Jahrzehnte hinweg hat der persönliche Konflikt zwischen Oppositionsführer Sam Rainsy und Premierminister Hun Sen die kambodschanische Parteienlandschaft und Gesellschaft geprägt. Nun Zeichnet sich ein Ende ab. Erfahren Sie mehr in unserem Länderbericht "Politischer Showdown in Kambodscha".

Cambodian Identity in Focus

Past, Present and Future

This Report is only available in German. Please switch to German version of this website.

National Elections in Cambodia

Hun Sen remains Prime Minister

On 29 July, Cambodia held elections for its sixth National Assembly (NA). Ac-cording to preliminary election results, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) claims to have bettered all its rivals by winning every seat in Parliament and securing Hun Sen as Prime Minister.

Country Report "Das Erbe des Pariser Friedensabkommens in Gefahr?"

Zwischen politischen Spannungen und dem 25. Jahrestages des Pariser Friedensabkommens

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Cambodia publishes this country report and takes a look at the history and the current political situation in Cambodia.

Cambodian People's Party Congress

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) held a 3-day Congress from 30th January until 1st February 2015 in Phnom Penh, intending to enhance the party’s internal organization and reputation prior to the 2017 local and 2018 national elections.

Report about the upcoming Parliamentary Elections 2013

In the run-up to the parliamentary elections in July 2013 KAS Cambodia analyzes in this country report the current states of mind of the different political parties. Ongoing accusations of manipulation against the ruling party, inequal conditions for campaigning, and discrepancies in the registration of voters brings up the question whether the elections will be fair and free. (The publication is only available in german.)

Khmer Rouge Tribunal Part II

Case File 001/18-07-2007/ECCC-TC – The Scapegoat?

On 30 March 2009, the day, which not only the people of Cambodia but also large parts of the international community had been awaiting for decades, had come. The first substantial hearings at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal have begun. Friction among the different parties continues to trouble the court. Besides problems of adequate translation and evidence, corruption allegations and the resulting budget crisis of the Cambodian side of the court cast a cloud over the process.

Khmer Rouge Leaders Before the Court

erschienen in "DIE WELT" vom 21. November 2007

Genocide and crimes against humanity – these are the crimes alleged to the former chief of the torture prison S 21 of the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh. Kaing Guek Eav, better known as “Duch”, is the first former Khmer Rouge leader to be heard before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). “Duch” claims human rights reasons in requesting his release from detention.

Cambodian Employment and Labor Law

This Khmer-edition of the textbook on the Labor Law of Cambodia is part of the ongoing effort to provide students, professors, lawyers, judges, arbitrators and other interested parties with an authoritative textbook on the labor law of Cambodia, based on an analysis of the relevant provisions of the labor law, implementing regulations and additional background materials. For the first time awards of the Arbitration Council and judgments of the civil courts are discussed as well. The text will focus on the labor laws and practices in other countries.

First Cambodian Intern in the European Parliament

Press release from Prof. Dr. Horst Posdorf MEP

Chhor Yi Eung, 23, is the first Cambodian who is doing her internship in the European Parliament. Under the scholarship provided by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, this third-year journalism student is conducting her internship in the office of Prof. Dr. Horst Posdorf, a German Member of European Parliament, as well as in the press department of the EPP group from 27th of August until the 26th of October, 2007. The EPP group is the biggest political group and stands for conservative values.

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