My dear Kacvey,
Do you recall our communication The Dirty Dozen + Others a year and a half ago? Well, since then a lot of things have happened with corruption getting worst and worst every passing day involving more or less the same persons in the corrupt leadership circle and their family members.
Let inventory them so that your students could have a comprehensive information on the extent of the corruption and their authors in the City of Tonlé Buon Mouk.
Human Rights Watch
Cambodia’s Dirty Dozen – A Long History of Rights Abuses by Hun Sen’s Generals
នាយឧត្តមសេនីយ៍បាតដៃកខ្វក់ ១២ រូប – ប្រវត្តិរំលោភសិទ្ធិមនុស្សដ៏យូរអង្វែងរបស់នាយឧត្តមសេនីយ៍នៃលោក ហ៊ុន សែន
1- HOSTILE TAKEOVER – How Cambodia’s ruling family are pulling the strings on the economy and amassing vast personal fortunes with extreme consequences for the population.
2- FROM THE DEATH OF CAMBODIA’S DEMOCRACY? – As Cambodians head to the polls, Global Witness exposes an elusive club of politically exposed tycoons set to profit from the country’s sham election
1- Special Report: Khmer Riche – How relatives and allies of Cambodia’s leader amassed wealth overseas
2- Cyprus opposition wants to know how Cambodian elite got passports
3- in-cyprus: Interior Minister to carry out additional probe into Cambodia elite passports
4- Cyprus plans to strip citizenships after uproar over passports
5- Cyprus Mail: Names of those on passports to be revoked made public
U.S. Department of Treasury
1- Treasury Sanctions Corruption and Material Support Networks
2- United States Takes Action Against Corruption and Serious Human Rights Abuse – PRESS STATEMENT by MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE
3- American Shipper: US sanctions aim to topple Cambodian timber magnate
This file will be updated with new developments as they happen in the future, bearing in mind what Ovid once said: “All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil” to which George Bernard Shaw added: “Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.”