2040 director Damon Gameau sees the election as a "failure of storytelling". One side failed to sell their vision — for the country and the environment.
The result of this weekend's election is all but assured as a victory for Prime Minister Hun Sen, but what will happen to those standing up for the nation's democratic and human rights ideals?
Major upheavals at Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post highlight a corrupt political and business landscape and a nose-dive for press freedom.
Fearing a loss at next year's election, Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken increasingly wild moves against human rights organisations, as Australia watches on.