Cambodian dictator Hun Sen has ruled since 1998, and when an opposition leader used Facebook to challenge his election in 2013, Hun Sen teamed up with a fake news outlet called Fresh News to deploy a Facebook-based strategy to consolidate his control and neutralize democratic opposition.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in Cambodia on Friday ordered an exiled opposition leader to pay $1 million for defaming Prime Minister Hun Sen in a Facebook post.
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen filed a $1-million defamation lawsuit against opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday, keeping up pressure ahead of elections.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's opposition party says it will challenge the results of a general election in which it made impressive gains but still lost to the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was fined in absentia on Tuesday for accusing Prime Minister Hun Sen of having fake Facebook page "likes", the latest government case against the opposition before a gene...