Political tensions in Cambodia and possible protests

Political demonstrations may occur near the international airports in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap on Tuesday, November 17, when the government opposition leader may return to Cambodia. Political tensions escalated after an arrest warrant was issued on November 14 for the opposition leader.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should be aware of the potential for political demonstrations. Demonstrations around the airports may disrupt road transportation. Allow extra time if you are travelling to or from one of these airports. To minimize safety risk, avoid all large public gatherings and protests. Peaceful demonstrations can quickly and unexpectedly escalate.

Travellers should not express strong opinions about Cambodian politics or culture.

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