Furthermore, the opposition parties are not even a better choice. Sam Rainsy Party's leader is living in exile in Australia, because he was charged with racial incitement and destruction of property. On the other side, there is the boss of the Human Rights Party, who is afraid to do what he said. And in the end, both parties fight against each other instead of uniting their forces." (Female, 22 years old)
More than 70 percent of the Cambodians participate in the elections, political participation is well-respected. Even though, who criticizes the government too much, might go to prison for that as e.g. the opposition activist Mam Sonado. The journalist had been sentenced to 20 years on charges of inciting rebellion.