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18 Feb 2018 | 4:05 pm

Cambodian Parliament Passes Controversial Amendments to Constitution - VOA Khmer


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Cambodian Parliament Passes Controversial Amendments to Constitution
VOA Khmer
Cambodia's parliament on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve controversial amendments to the constitution and criminal code which could see people who insult the monarchy face up to five years in prison. The 123-member National Assembly held an ...

16 Feb 2018 | 10:21 am

Cambodia Passes Lèse-Majesté Law - VOA News - Voice of America


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Cambodia Passes Lèse-Majesté Law - VOA News
Voice of America
Cambodians will now be constitutionally obligated to “defend the motherland” and forbidden from insulting the king under a number of new legislative changes that observers say suggest a prolonged assault on civil liberties in the country. A new lèse ...

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16 Feb 2018 | 3:58 am

Opposition members criticise law changes - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Opposition members criticise law changes
Khmer Times
The National Assembly's spokesman yesterday dismissed a statement released by the dissolved opposition CNRP criticising an extraordinary session of parliament called this week to pass amendments to the Penal Code and constitution. An extraordinary ...

15 Feb 2018 | 5:20 pm

Cambodia passes controversial lese majeste law - Deutsche Welle


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Cambodia passes controversial lese majeste law
Deutsche Welle
The National Assembly of Cambodia has passed a lese majeste law that makes it a crime to insult the country's monarchy. The legislation also places new restrictions on freedom of assembly. King and Queen of Cambodia (picture-alliance/Godong/P. Lissac ...
Cambodian MPs approve lese majeste lawSBS
Cambodia parliament adopts lese-majeste law, prompting rights concernsReuters
Cambodia criminalises insult of monarchyP.M. News

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14 Feb 2018 | 4:11 am

Breaking: National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of association - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Breaking: National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of association
The Phnom Penh Post
The National Assembly unanimously passed amendments to the Constitution and Criminal Code today that will impose restrictions on the freedom of association and make it illegal to disrespect the king, and potentially other government leaders ...

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13 Feb 2018 | 11:29 pm

National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of association - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of association
The Phnom Penh Post
The National Assembly unanimously passed amendments to the Constitution and Criminal Code Wednesday that will impose restrictions on political rights and make it illegal to disrespect the King – changes that observers called a “disaster” for civil ...
Cambodia: Legislating New Tools of RepressionHuman Rights Watch
Cambodian lawmakers approve lese majeste lawReading Eagle
Cambodian Opposition Party Members Face Charges For Political Activities AbroadRadio Free Asia

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13 Feb 2018 | 11:29 pm

National Assembly to vote on lèse majesté, constitutional amendments - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly to vote on lèse majesté, constitutional amendments
The Phnom Penh Post
The National Assembly is set to vote on controversial legal amendments on Wednesday, including a lèse majesté law, while the president of the body in charge of reviewing the changes said yesterday the government also has plans for a law to regulate ...

12 Feb 2018 | 8:45 pm

Cambodia's Ruling Party to Sweep Senate in Election Without Opposition - Voice of America


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Cambodia's Ruling Party to Sweep Senate in Election Without Opposition
Voice of America
So Chantha, a Cambodian political analyst, said Cambodia will become a “totalitarian country” if there are no opposition voices in the National Assembly and Senate. “There is no balance power … and without it, democracy can't run smoothly and ...

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10 Feb 2018 | 11:18 pm

Vietnam National Assembly presents gift to Cambodian Senate - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)


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Vietnam National Assembly presents gift to Cambodian Senate
http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
... President of the National Assembly of Cambodia Samdech Heng Samrin recieved the Vietnamese Ambassador, during which he called on the two countries' people to promote the bilateral traditional friendship and cooperation in various fields. Speaking ...
Vietnam gives computers to Cambodian SenateKhmer Times

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6 Feb 2018 | 3:10 am

Lèse majesté law for Cambodia advances - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Lèse majesté law for Cambodia advances
The Phnom Penh Post
Once the report is received, the Permanent Committee will set a date to vote on the lèse majesté law. The constitutional amendments, which also include restrictions on freedom of association and political participation, will be subject to a ...

5 Feb 2018 | 5:51 pm