Cambodia travel advice

We advise against all travel to the Preah Vihear (Khaoi Pra Viharn in Thai) temple area and the Ta Krabey/Ta Moan temple area located on the Thai-Cambodian border.

National elections took place on 28 July 2013 in a mostly peaceful environment. The main opposition party continues to dispute the results and protests are ongoing in Phnom Penh with frequent roadblocks and congested traffic. There have been some clashes which have resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, including on 3 January.

On 4 January the government issued a statement banning any further protests, and demonstrators were forcibly cleared from Freedom Park in central Phnom Penh. You should avoid all public gatherings and follow media coverage closely.

There have been a number of security alerts about small explosive devices found around Phnom Penh, the most recent on 13 September 2013 outside the National Assembly building.

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