The Adhoc 5 were found guilty by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday and sentenced to five years in prison. They were charged with bribing a witness in the case of bailed Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha’s alleged affair with a hairdresser.
However, presiding judge Duch Sok Sarin ruled that as the defendants had served more than 14 months in pre-trial detention, their sentences would be suspended. Read the full story here.
Professors Meredith Weiss and Jeremy Menchik as discussed how Malaysia and Indonesia have been rocked by election politics in recent months with Devin Stewart from the Carnegie Council. Listen here.
Co-founder of NYSEAN, Professor Duncan McCargo, wrote about how the closure of Bangkok's Dusit Zoo highlights the state of Thai democracy.
From the sidelines of the Asian Studies Association of Australia’s biennial conference, where she presented the inaugural keynote address of the Association of Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars, Katherine A.
The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) recently published an update on the rleases of Indonesian Extremists.
Duncan McCargo, cofounder of NYSEAN, wrote about the Cambodian People's Party and its legitimacy - or lack thereof - for the Asia Times.
Professor Margaret Scott, a cofounder of NYSEAN, wrote an article for the New York Review of Books, "The Truth About the Killing Fields."