Cambodian election: Doubts over democracy before vote | Elections 2017 News | Al Jazeera

Cambodian election: Doubts over democracy before vote

Cambodian President Hun Sen has been in power for nearly 30 years and could be running virtually unopposed during elections in July.

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    Rights groups are worried that Cambodia's general election later this year will not be free and fair.

    The government has dissolved the main opposition party and restricted the activities of non-governmental organisations.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Phnom Penh.


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