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Rights crushed as election looms - ASEAN Economist


ASEAN Economist

Rights crushed as election looms
ASEAN Economist
Mu Sochua, the deputy leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), claims the government is engaging in “psychological warfare” against its adversaries. “Democracy ... He is being held in a remote prison near the border with Vietnam.

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18 Sep 2017 | 11:01 am

Hun Sen tightens grip on power as Cambodia pivots to China - Financial Times


Financial Times

Hun Sen tightens grip on power as Cambodia pivots to China
Financial Times
“Democracy is in danger, my life is in danger,” she says, speaking in the office of the Cambodia National Rescue party (CNRP) in a suburb of Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital, during an interview in which she breaks into tears twice. “I could go to ...

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17 Sep 2017 | 10:00 pm

Violence can erupt in Cambodia without warning: US warns citizens - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Violence can erupt in Cambodia without warning: US warns citizens
Channel NewsAsia
The warning was issued a day after US Ambassador to Cambodia William A Heidt rebutted the government's allegation that Washington has conspired with Sokha - the president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) - to topple its ...
Cambodia opposition says determined to run in 2018 electionsExpressNewsline

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13 Sep 2017 | 10:17 pm

Cambodian PM Hun Sen threatens to dissolve opposition party - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Cambodian PM Hun Sen threatens to dissolve opposition party
Hindustan Times
On Monday, two dozen opposition politicians travelled to the prison where Kem Sokha was sent on the border of Vietnam to protest his arrest. Back in the capital Phnom Pehn, Hun Sen threatened to dissolve the party if it continued to “protect” its leader.
Cambodia Steps up Threats Against Main Opposition Party After Leader's ArrestRadio Free Asia
Cambodian opposition party to boycott parliament vote on leaderReuters
As Cambodia crackdown gathers steam, opposition wonders, 'Who's next?'Washington Post
Channel NewsAsia -TRT World -The Phnom Penh Post
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11 Sep 2017 | 5:59 am

Myanmar, Cambodia, and the Opportunity for the US Congress - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)


Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Myanmar, Cambodia, and the Opportunity for the US Congress
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
For years, the region was largely ignored by multiple U.S. administrations, and Congress was free to craft sanctions policy on Myanmar, to shape policy toward Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, and to weigh in significantly on U.S. policy toward Indonesia ...

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7 Sep 2017 | 11:08 am

Cambodia's government is preparing for elections with repression - The Economist


The Economist

Cambodia's government is preparing for elections with repression
The Economist
Early on September 3rd Kem Sokha (pictured), leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the country's main opposition, was arrested for treason with the help of 100 police. He now languishes in the miserable confines of a remote prison near ...
Closure of Daily Newspaper a Blow to Free Expression in CambodiaThe Wire

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7 Sep 2017 | 9:51 am

Cambodia Formally Charges Opposition Chief Kem Sokha With Treason - Radio Free Asia


Daily Mail

Cambodia Formally Charges Opposition Chief Kem Sokha With Treason
Radio Free Asia
A court in Cambodia formally charged opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha with treason Tuesday in a case his lawyer dismissed as “politically motivated” in the lead up to general elections scheduled for July 2018. ... A ...
Cambodia opposition leader charged with treason, espionageDaily Mail
Cambodia tells US to back off after charging opposition leaderChannel NewsAsia
Cambodia Daily closure a major blow for freedom of information and expression in the countryThe Conversation UK
Equal Times -The Cambodia Daily
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5 Sep 2017 | 3:43 pm

Forever Foreign - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Forever Foreign
The Cambodia Daily
Sam Rainsy, the CNRP's former president now in exile, has been known for his virulent attacks against Vietnam and the Vietnamese in the country. In a letter to The Cambodia Daily on October 28, 2013, he protested ... Khmer Rouge attacks on Vietnamese ...

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31 Aug 2017 | 7:02 pm

Suddenly it's open season on the press in Cambodia - Washington Post


Washington Post

Suddenly it's open season on the press in Cambodia
Washington Post
Hun Sen, a former commander in the Khmer Rouge army, defected from Pol Pot's brutal regime two years before it fell in a Vietnamese-led invasion in 1979. ... (In fact, Reporters Without Borders has consistently ranked Cambodia near the bottom of its ...

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30 Aug 2017 | 1:00 pm