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Hun Sen's Cambodia

Cambodian leader releases activists to save EU trade perks

Hun Sen eases grip on opposition after blocking Sam Rainsy's homecoming

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has been criticized for quashing the opposition during his more than three decades in power.   © Reuters

HANOI -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen appears to be bending to European Union criticism over his human rights record, freeing dozens of opposition activists from jail to save an important trade agreement with the bloc.

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