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24 Nov 2017 | 10:28 am

International Sanctions Loom After Cambodia Dissolves Opposition - VOA Khmer


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International Sanctions Loom After Cambodia Dissolves Opposition
VOA Khmer
Hours after the court ruling was announced in Phnom Penh, the U.S. Senate passed Resolution 279, which considers adding senior Cambodian government officials to a list of foreign officials who have their assets blocked and suffer from travel bans. In ...
PM warns party of complacency in leaked audioThe Phnom Penh Post

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23 Nov 2017 | 9:16 am

OPINION: SEA lawyers groups call on Senate not to pass Villanueva bill on fake news - ABS-CBN News (blog)


OPINION: SEA lawyers groups call on Senate not to pass Villanueva bill on fake news
ABS-CBN News (blog)
Last Friday, the Advocates for Freedom of Expression Coalition- Southeast Asia (AFEC-SEA), Center Law, and American Bar Association-Rule of Law Initiative gathered lawyers, journalists and online activists from Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia, ...

23 Nov 2017 | 2:27 am

Bill seeking to criminalize fake news potentially unconstitutional ... - InterAksyon


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Bill seeking to criminalize fake news potentially unconstitutional ...
InterAksyon
Participants at the recent forum of Southeast Asian advocates of press freedom. PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK POST OF ADE WAHYUDIN. MANILA – A coalition of ...

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22 Nov 2017 | 5:04 am

Legislators decry abolition of opposition party in Cambodia - Lowell Sun


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Legislators decry abolition of opposition party in Cambodia
Lowell Sun
On the same day of the Cambodia Supreme Court decision, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution in support of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Cambodia. In the resolution, the Senate urged the Cambodian government to free ...
Will US, EU turn the heat on Hun Sen?Asia Times
Cambodian reporters charged with espionage for filing news to USAlive For Football

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17 Nov 2017 | 7:22 pm

US, EU Talk Tough on Cambodia - Voice of America


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US, EU Talk Tough on Cambodia
Voice of America
A motion unanimously passed by the Senate on Thursday urged the State Department and relevant bodies “to consider placing all senior Cambodian government officials implicated in the abuses noted above on the Specially Designated Nationals [SDN] list.”.
Cambodia faces US, EU action after banning oppositionReuters
Democratic Governments Criticize Deathblow To Cambodia's Opposition Party, But Few Yet Take ActionForbes
Cambodia faces US, EU action after banning opposition ahead of electionsThe Straits Times
Radio Free Asia -http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release) -UNPO
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17 Nov 2017 | 4:22 pm

US Senator Dismisses Cambodia's Defense of Decision to Jail Opposition Chief - Radio Free Asia


US Senator Dismisses Cambodia's Defense of Decision to Jail Opposition Chief
Radio Free Asia
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz has rejected the Cambodian government's defense of its decision to imprison opposition leader Kem Sokha ahead of his trial on charges of “treason,” and vowed to uphold a threat of banning Cambodian officials from traveling to ...

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9 Nov 2017 | 2:56 pm

GSP plea reaches US Senate - Khmer Times - Khmer Times


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GSP plea reaches US Senate - Khmer Times
Khmer Times
The US Senate has received a formal petition from the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC), asking to give Cambodian garment and ...

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6 Nov 2017 | 5:32 pm

US Senate urges sanctions against Cambodia government - JURIST


JURIST

US Senate urges sanctions against Cambodia government
JURIST
[JURIST] The Senate Foreign Relations Committee [official website] on Wednesday announced legislation [S.Res. 279, text] proposing restrictions on senior Cambodian government officials. The legislation identifies several ways in which the Cambodian ...

3 Nov 2017 | 10:59 am

Rainsy questions Senate list signed by Sokha 'under threat' - The Phnom Penh Post


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Rainsy questions Senate list signed by Sokha 'under threat'
The Phnom Penh Post
Jailed CNRP President Kem Sokha last week signed off on a candidate list for the upcoming Senate elections, instigating an immediate response from former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who said the move should be disregarded given that Sokha is under ...

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29 Oct 2017 | 9:01 pm

Cambodia postpones Senate election to Feb. 25 next year - Xinhua


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Cambodia postpones Senate election to Feb. 25 next year
Xinhua
PHNOM PENH, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen decided on Friday to postpone the Senate election to Feb. 25 next year. The fourth Senate election was originally scheduled for Jan. 14, 2018. In a decision released on ...
Hun Sen Pardons Opposition Senator After Apology LetterVOA Khmer

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27 Oct 2017 | 12:52 am