CAMBODIAS TOP COURT DISSOLVES MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY

MR. HUN SEN HAS SPENT THE PAST MONTH PUBLICLY BOASTING ABOUT THE OPPOSITION PARTY'S IMMINENT ELIMINATION.

HUNDREDS OF LOCAL OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN TARGETED BY THE CRACKDOWN, IN WHICH MR. HUN SEN PRESSED THEM TO JOIN HIS PARTY OR FACE SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES.

Mr. Hun Sen has spent the past month publicly boasting about the opposition party's imminent elimination.
would be dissolved, and urged Cambodians to place cash bets at noodle shops.
A little more than a month after that vote, Mr. Hun Sen began one of his harshest crackdowns in years.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s highest court on Thursday dissolved the main opposition party, eliminating the most popular and viable challenger to the country’s authoritarian leader before elections next year....

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