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Cambodia's PM wants law change to shut door on opponents

Hun Sen seeks to bar dual citizens from top posts as crackdown splinters rivals

PHNOM PENH -- Hun Sen, Cambodia's prime minister for more than three decades, will make it even more difficult for some of his longtime opponents to seek to replace him ahead of elections in 2022 and 2023 by making top posts off-limits to dual nationals.

Riled by a now-corrected mistake in a British newspaper, Hun Sen's government is set to alter the country's constitution to exclude dual citizens from top political positions.

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