Why Wasn’t CLP Printed on Some Ballots in Phnom Penh?

Just hours after the 2022 commune election, a photo showing a ballot printed only the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) was posted on social media. The claim over the photo implies the name of the opposition Candlelight Party was removed from the ballot – this means the CPP would win the election. After our investigation, […]

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Did CLP Win the 2022 Election in Preah Theath Commune?

After the end of the 2022 commune election, a viral claim on social media said Sok Sreynoun – a candidate of the Candlelight Party (CLP) in Tboung Khmoum province – had been elected as the new leader of Preah Theath commune. The claim had been widely shared, and many Khmer-speaking social media users had said […]

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The Opposition Election Campaign Banner Harassed by Unidentified Person

As the 2022 commune election campaign is going on, a social user posted two pictures showing a leaflet of the Cambodian People’s Party being stuck over the logo of the Candle Light Party (CLP) printed on a banner.​ The social media user claimed that Sin Chanpovrozeth – the CLP’s candidate running for the election in […]

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Old Images of Demonstrations Unrelated to Protests at the U.S.-ASEAN Summit

As Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and leaders from the southeast Asian countries met U.S. President Joe Biden at the U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington D.C. last week, some people protested against the presence of those leaders at the meeting. Meanwhile, four photos showing groups of people staging protests against PM Hun Sen were posted […]

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Has an Opposition Politician Still Banned from Political Activity?

As the 2022 commune election in Cambodia is coming in next month, Uch Sereyyuth – a former politician of the Cambodian National Rescue Party dissolved in late 2017 – claimed that he resumed his political activities while some media and social media claimed he had been  under a five-year-political ban thus far. The claim has […]

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Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Standing with Eight Girls Digitally Edited

As Cambodia’s next commune election is coming in June, a picture showing the country’s main opposition leader Kem Sokha standing with a group of beautiful girls was posted on social media. The picture has been multiple shared by Facebook users in different social media groups. However, after running a Google Reverse Image Search, it proves […]

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Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni’s Images Digitally Edited

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni has been on the throne for almost 20 years and does not have an officially announced wife. Then, three photos showing the king’s images printed in a book titled “KING OF GAY” were posted on social media. Many comments and reactions had been expressed over the post. After our investigation, however, […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Having Mango Sticky Rice Digitally Edited

A Thai singer ate mango with sticky rice on the stage of her performance in the United States of America just weeks ago, leading to the high demand for mango and sticky rice in Thailand. After that, a photo showing the world’s famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo having mango with sticky rice on his plate was […]

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Old Images of Hun Sinat Claimed as She Recently Hospitalized

During the celebration of the Khmer New Year last week, a video clip showing Prime Minister Hun Sen’s sister Hun Sinat dancing and saying “thank peace” was posted and shared on social media. Just some days later, a claim on social media said she was hospitalized due to a stroke after being overjoyed. The claim […]

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