Summary

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) 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. See Local travel

105,000 British nationals visited Cambodia in 2012. Most visits are trouble-free but there have been reports of assaults and armed robberies against foreigners. See Crime

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. While most demonstrations have been peaceful, there have been some clashes which have resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, including on 3 January 2014.

On 4 January the government issued a statement banning any further protests, and demonstrators were forcibly cleared from Freedom Park in central Phnom Penh. See Political situation

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.

105,000 British nationals visited Cambodia in 2012. Most visits are trouble-free but there have been reports of assaults and armed robberies against foreigners. See Crime

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

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