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18 Jul 2018 | 12:55 am

PM Hun Sen says dangers averted - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

PM Hun Sen says dangers averted
The Phnom Penh Post
He was specifically referring to the threat of a “colour revolution” from the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). A former CNRP lawmaker responded to Hun Sen's comments, saying that the ... The party's president, Kem Sokha, is under pretrial ...

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12 Jul 2018 | 10:57 pm

The hard choice facing Cambodia's opposition voters - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

The hard choice facing Cambodia's opposition voters
Southeast Asia Globe
In 1978, as the collapsing Khmer Rouge regime launched raid after raid across the Vietnam border, he was press-ganged into the regime's ragtag army and sent to fight. When the Vietnamese army came pouring across the border, he fled the frontlines to ...

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11 Jul 2018 | 11:26 pm

Cambodia's Government Defends PM Hun Sen's Handouts to Garment Workers - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Government Defends PM Hun Sen's Handouts to Garment Workers
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's garment workers largely lent their support to the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in the country's last general election in 2013, and helped to secure a large number of parliamentary seats for the party, before it was ...

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6 Jul 2018 | 2:18 pm

Pressure, threats for Cambodian garment workers ahead of election - Asian Correspondent


Asian Correspondent

Pressure, threats for Cambodian garment workers ahead of election
Asian Correspondent
Nikkei Asian Review (NAR) spoke to several factory workers who said they have been coerced by employers to cast their vote of “face consequences” despite their party of choice, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), being dissolved in November ...

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5 Jul 2018 | 8:03 pm

Garment workers pressured to vote in looming Cambodia elections - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Garment workers pressured to vote in looming Cambodia elections
Nikkei Asian Review
Despite the dissolution of the CNRP and the imprisonment of its leader, Kem Sokha, on widely discredited claims the party was attempting to wage a U.S.-backed revolution, the ruling Cambodian People's Party has been anxious to present the upcoming ...

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4 Jul 2018 | 10:06 pm

Lawyer: It couldn't have been Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Lawyer: It couldn't have been Rainsy
The Phnom Penh Post
The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard an appeal by Sam Rainsy after the former court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president was sentenced in December 2016 to five years imprisonment on charges of “being an accomplice in faking public ...

4 Jul 2018 | 9:42 pm

China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen's Lifeline - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen's Lifeline
The Diplomat
Most significantly for Vietnam, the CNRP represents a “dangerously irredentist” but widespread strain of Cambodian political thinking that has refused to give up historical claims on Vietnam's territory, often leading to border disputes. (The CNRP's ...

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26 Jun 2018 | 10:21 am

CNRP Lawmakers Not Allowed to Visit Banned Party's Political Prisoners - Radio Free Asia


CNRP Lawmakers Not Allowed to Visit Banned Party's Political Prisoners
Radio Free Asia
Five former lawmakers from Cambodia's now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) were barred by authorities on Monday from visiting 15 jailed political prisoners from the party, they told RFA's Khmer Service. ... year sentence in ...

25 Jun 2018 | 4:21 pm

Cambodia's Vireak Chey National Park Under Siege From Illegal Vietnamese Loggers: Activist - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Vireak Chey National Park Under Siege From Illegal Vietnamese Loggers: Activist
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's Vireak Chey National Park, which straddles Stung Treng and Rattanakiri provinces, is under siege from “hundreds of Vietnamese” illegally crossing the border to harvest timber, an environmental activist said Thursday. ... Last week, Heng Sros ...

21 Jun 2018 | 2:41 pm

Cambodian Court Summons Former Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy on Lèse-Majesté Charges - Radio Free Asia


Cambodian Court Summons Former Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy on Lèse-Majesté Charges
Radio Free Asia
A court in Cambodia has summoned former president of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy as a suspect in a lèse-majesté case, after he called a letter from the country's king endorsing upcoming elections ...

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20 Jun 2018 | 3:54 pm

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