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Jailed Cambodian Political Analyst Demands PM Confront Him at Defamation Trial - Radio Free Asia


Jailed Cambodian Political Analyst Demands PM Confront Him at Defamation Trial
Radio Free Asia
17 after Hun Sen accused him of implying that his ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) orchestrated the July 2016 murder of popular political pundit Kem Ley during an interview with RFA's Khmer Service, but Kim Sok has said he was simply repeating ...

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26 Jul 2017 | 2:26 pm

Party Law Sails Through; SRP Mulls Name Change - The Cambodia ... - The Cambodia Daily


The Phnom Penh Post

Party Law Sails Through; SRP Mulls Name Change - The Cambodia ...
The Cambodia Daily
The Constitutional Council surprised almost no one on Tuesday when it deemed a string of controversial amendments to the Law on Political Parties to be ...
CNRP meets as new Party Law clears council, National, Phnom ...The Phnom Penh Post

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25 Jul 2017 | 6:42 pm

Missed Cabinet Meetings Fuel Illness Rumors - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Missed Cabinet Meetings Fuel Illness Rumors
The Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's Cabinet has not held its constitutionally mandated weekly meeting since June 16, fueling speculation about Prime Minister Hun Sen's health and confusion over why officials have forgone the meetings. Council of Ministers ... Mr. Siphan said ...

25 Jul 2017 | 6:42 pm

All KNUP Members Will Be Removed From Government: CPP Spokesman - The Cambodia Daily


All KNUP Members Will Be Removed From Government: CPP Spokesman
The Cambodia Daily
Every KNUP member with a government job will be sacked in retribution for a telephone recording obtained by Prime Minister Hun Sen that allegedly shows party leader Nhek Bun Chhay colluding with the opposition CNRP, a ruling party spokesman said on ...

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21 Jul 2017 | 6:20 am

Cambodia's Sam Rainsy Backs Proposal to Grant Outgoing PMs Immunity - Radio Free Asia


The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia's Sam Rainsy Backs Proposal to Grant Outgoing PMs Immunity
Radio Free Asia
The former president of Cambodia's opposition party has come out in support of a proposal to grant immunity to outgoing heads of state after Prime Minister Hun Sen dismissed it as a “wicked trick” meant to suggest his ruling Cambodian People's Party ...
Rainsy warns CPP over lawThe Phnom Penh Post
CNRP Formally Petitions King for Help Against New LawThe Cambodia Daily

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20 Jul 2017 | 2:58 pm

Moody's: CPP Focus on Power Threatens Economic Gains - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Moody's: CPP Focus on Power Threatens Economic Gains
The Cambodia Daily
New amendments to the Law on Political Parties are “a setback to efforts to strengthen governance,” bringing the possibility of political instability that could imperil Cambodia's economy, U.S. ratings agency Moody's said in an unusually critical ...

18 Jul 2017 | 6:31 pm

CPP Passes More Party Law Changes in Assembly - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP Passes More Party Law Changes in Assembly
The Cambodia Daily
Interior Minister Sar Kheng signs into a session of the National Assembly on Monday at which the CPP approved amendments to the Law on Political Parties in a vote boycotted by the opposition. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). “Please, politicians, don't ...
Cambodia: Revoke Ban on Election MonitorsHuman Rights Watch
Cambodia Amendment Effectively Cuts Sam Rainsy Ties to CNRPRadio Free Asia
CPP assembly members vote for 'Anti-Rainsy' lawThe Phnom Penh Post
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10 Jul 2017 | 3:32 pm

Ousted CPP Commune Chief Refuses to Hand Over Office - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Ousted CPP Commune Chief Refuses to Hand Over Office
The Cambodia Daily
Chhit Souphat ruled Sihanoukville's Muoy commune for 15 years before he was finally defeated at the June 4 elections. Now the ousted commune chief is refusing to leave his old office, saying that he paid for its furniture and air conditioner and that ...

5 Jul 2017 | 6:43 pm

CPP Aims 'to Kill' Rainsy's Career With Law Changes - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP Aims 'to Kill' Rainsy's Career With Law Changes
The Cambodia Daily
(Hannah Hawkins/The Cambodia Daily). The rhetoric was swiftly rebuffed by Mr. Rainsy who retorted on Monday in an email: “My continuous political activities and the CPP's continuous attempts to silence me just prove the contrary.” Mr. Rainsy resigned ...
Hun Sen Uses CPP Anniversary to Attack Election MonitorsVOA Khmer (English)
Second change to Party Law this year takes aim at RainsyThe Phnom Penh Post

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3 Jul 2017 | 6:36 pm

CPP, TV Association Dismiss CNRP Claims of Media Bias - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP, TV Association Dismiss CNRP Claims of Media Bias
The Cambodia Daily
The CPP and the Cambodian TV Association on Tuesday rejected claims from the opposition CNRP that the media had favored the ruling party with disproportionate television airtime during campaigning for the June 4 commune elections. The CPP accused ...
CNRP claims local TV biasedThe Phnom Penh Post

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27 Jun 2017 | 6:41 pm