Cambodian Democracy Deferred – Strongman Hun Sen rules with an iron fist as democracy stagnates

Cambodian Democracy Deferred – WSJ, May 28, 2013
…In July 1997, Hun Sen ousted Norodom Ranariddh in a coup. While there have been elections every five years since, each has become less free and fair than the previous one. The next will be held this summer. Hun Sen is now one of the longest serving leaders in the world, unchallenged by the crumbling democratic institutions around him…

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