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Hun Sen's 'Dictatorship' Has Transcended CPP, Researcher Says - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen's 'Dictatorship' Has Transcended CPP, Researcher Says
The Cambodia Daily
Such is the portrait painted by Australian political scientist Lee Morgenbesser, who argues in a new paper that Prime Minister Hun Sen runs a “personalist dictatorship” and has nearly unassailable control over the Cambodian state and ruling party.
Hun Sen Pledges to Keep Cambodia's Elections on ScheduleRadio Free Asia
Demonstrators Attacked as Cambodian Court Convicts Prominent ActivistMalaysia Sun (press release)

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23 Feb 2017 | 5:38 pm

Illness Sidelines CPP's Sok An and Cheam Yeap - The Cambodia Daily


Illness Sidelines CPP's Sok An and Cheam Yeap
The Cambodia Daily
“He has been ill for a while and he goes back and forth from Cambodia to Singapore to get treatment,” said Assembly spokesman Leng Peng Long yesterday. Mr. Yeap suffered a stroke last week and was being treated in Phnom Penh, he said. “He's been in ...

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20 Feb 2017 | 6:50 pm

CPP amends Party Law, opening door to dissolving opposition - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

CPP amends Party Law, opening door to dissolving opposition
The Phnom Penh Post
In less than an hour, ruling party members of Cambodia's National Assembly yesterday passed contentious amendments to the Law on Political Parties that could see their chief rivals rapidly dissolved, a step observers said was the latest in a string of ...
Cambodia MPs back law barring PM Hun Sen's long-time rivalBBC News
Party-Busting Bill Passed in 'Final Blow' to DemocracyThe Cambodia Daily
Hun Sen Hints at Military Action If He Loses Cambodia's ElectionRadio Free Asia
Asia Times -ABC Online -Khmer Times
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20 Feb 2017 | 6:18 pm

Could Sam Rainsy's resignation help end Hun Sen's reign in Cambodia? - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Could Sam Rainsy's resignation help end Hun Sen's reign in Cambodia?
South China Morning Post
Ren Chanrith, coordinator of political dialogue at the Youth Resource Development Programme, said the CPP was attempting to minimise opposition influence and this was weakening democracy and checks and balances. “The image of Cambodia in the ...
Kim Sok's History of Resistance, From Activist to Government AdviserThe Cambodia Daily
Cambodian Court Denies Delay Request in Hun Sen SuitRadio Free Asia
Jailing of analyst criticizedKhmer Times
VOA Khmer (English)
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18 Feb 2017 | 10:31 pm

US Congressman Urges CPP to Drop Party-Busting Bill - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

US Congressman Urges CPP to Drop Party-Busting Bill
The Cambodia Daily
A U.S. congressman on Wednesday called on the CPP to abandon an imminent vote on legislation that would give the Cambodian government sweeping new powers to abolish its political rivals, the same day the U.S. ambassador met with CNRP acting ...
The leader of Cambodia's opposition resignsThe Economist
Cambodians Facing Stark Choice at Commune ElectionsVoice of America
Letters to the editorThe Phnom Penh Post

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16 Feb 2017 | 5:37 pm

Donors Silent As CPP Plots Party-Busting Legislation - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Donors Silent As CPP Plots Party-Busting Legislation
The Cambodia Daily
Despite the existential threat the amendments pose to the CPP's only viable election rival, the international community, which has spent billions of dollars to bring elections back to Cambodia and keep the government running, has said next to nothing ...
CPP sets Monday vote for Party Law revampThe Phnom Penh Post
Party law date vote setKhmer Times
Ruling Party Moves Closer to Barring Criminals From Leading PartiesVOA Khmer (English)

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15 Feb 2017 | 5:30 pm

Prime Minister's Son Handed Senior CPP Role - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Prime Minister's Son Handed Senior CPP Role
The Cambodia Daily
Prime Minister Hun Sen's second son has been given another top job inside the ruling CPP, according to a letter signed by the premier on Thursday. CPP spokesman Sok Eysan on Sunday confirmed Hun Manith's appointment as deputy director of the ...
PM's son gets promotionKhmer Times

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12 Feb 2017 | 5:39 pm

Party over for opposition? Cambodia watchers wonder if CPP really will dissolve CNRP - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Party over for opposition? Cambodia watchers wonder if CPP really will dissolve CNRP
The Phnom Penh Post
This was the question being asked yesterday as Cambodian People's Party spokesman Sok Eysan announced April 1 as the date for a parliamentary vote on Prime Minister Hun Sen's controversial proposal to change the 1997 Law on Political Parties.

9 Feb 2017 | 6:05 pm

Sam Rainsy to Sue Cambodia's Prime Minister in The International Criminal Court - Radio Free Asia


Sam Rainsy to Sue Cambodia's Prime Minister in The International Criminal Court
Radio Free Asia
CPP spokesman Sok Eysan threw cold water on the reconciliation notion. “Sam Rainsy has been cornered," he told RFA. "His political life is numbered now.” To build K5, the Vietnamese military command in Cambodia began hacking a path through the ...

8 Feb 2017 | 1:38 pm

CPP: Rule to Eliminate CNRP Could be Approved in April - The Cambodia Daily


CPP: Rule to Eliminate CNRP Could be Approved in April
The Cambodia Daily
A law that could eliminate the opposition CNRP ahead of upcoming elections is expected to be approved at the National Assembly in April, a CPP spokesman said on Friday. Prime Minister Hun Sen announced plans on Thursday to drastically alter the law ...

3 Feb 2017 | 6:19 am