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24 May 2018 | 5:10 am

UN 'overstepping mandate' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

UN 'overstepping mandate'
The Phnom Penh Post
However, the CPM responded in a statement, saying: “Permanent Mission of Cambodia to the UN Office at Geneva is dismayed to see that the OHCHR is overstepping its mandate . . . nothing contained in the present charter authorises the United Nations to ...

15 May 2018 | 11:28 pm

Mam Sonando back in political arena - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Mam Sonando back in political arena
Khmer Times
Former opposition CNRP leader Kem Sokha was jailed in September on treason charges and the party was accused of conspiring with the US to topple the government through a colour revolution. Afterwards, the Supreme Court ... In 2005, he was again ...

14 May 2018 | 5:36 pm

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment - Washington Post


Washington Post

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment
Washington Post
The CNRP's leader, Kem Sokha, was arrested on charges of treason last September, accused of conspiring with the United States to overthrow Hun Sen's government. He has been held in a remote prison on the border with Vietnam and will remain there until ...

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14 May 2018 | 2:53 am

GDP calls for Sokha release, urges government to help ease tensions ahead of elections - The Phnom Penh Post


GDP calls for Sokha release, urges government to help ease tensions ahead of elections
The Phnom Penh Post
“GDP strongly urges the Royal Cambodian Government, in a gesture of humanity and in order to improve the political atmosphere ahead of elections, to release Mr Kem Sokha on bail or at least be put under house arrest under the court's supervision,” the ...

13 May 2018 | 11:10 pm

Judge delays fake treaty trial of Sam Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Judge delays fake treaty trial of Sam Rainsy
The Phnom Penh Post
On August 12 and 13, Rainsy posted on his Facebook page that the treaty was to dissolve the border between Cambodia and Vietnam. Hong Sok Hour, a senator from the CNRP, also presented the “fake” treaty on his Facebook page and was arrested.

9 May 2018 | 9:04 pm

UN body calls detention politically motivated; PM defends move - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

UN body calls detention politically motivated; PM defends move
The Phnom Penh Post
The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) said the detention of ex-CNRP President Sokha was “arbitrary' and demanded his immediate release, according to a press release issued by the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH ...

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9 May 2018 | 9:03 pm

Sanctions will not resolve the Hun Sen problem - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Sanctions will not resolve the Hun Sen problem
Nikkei Asian Review
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has announced visa bans on senior officials, and Congress has suspended aid pending the release of political prisoners and the reinstatement of the CNRP. The pressure on Hun Sen is likely to ... After ...

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6 May 2018 | 5:07 pm

Cambodia Morning News For April 25 - AEC News Today


AEC News Today

Cambodia Morning News For April 25
AEC News Today
Vietnam's armed forces and border guards in particular always treasure solidarity, friendship and cooperation with neighbouring countries, including Cambodia, to build borderlines of peace and development, said Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen ...

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24 Apr 2018 | 8:13 pm

Supreme Court upholds sentence for former CNRP lawmaker Um Sam An - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Supreme Court upholds sentence for former CNRP lawmaker Um Sam An
The Phnom Penh Post
Sam An was arrested in April 2016 for posts on Facebook accusing the Cambodian government of using incorrect border maps during negotiations with Vietnam. His parliamentary immunity was stripped on the grounds that he had been caught “in the act”, ...
Cambodian court upholds conviction of opposition MPReuters
Former Cambodia opposition lawmaker Um Sam An loses court appeal for second timeChannel NewsAsia
Cambodia Facebook feud hits California courtsBBC News

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9 Feb 2018 | 1:34 am

Cambodia Is Becoming 'Openly Authoritarian' in Its Crackdown on Opposition - TIME


TIME

Cambodia Is Becoming 'Openly Authoritarian' in Its Crackdown on Opposition
TIME
The leader of Cambodia's political opposition sits in solitary confinement in Correctional Center 3, a maximum-security prison near the Vietnamese border. Kem Sokha, the president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was seized in a Sept.
Supreme Court Schedules Hearing for Opposition Party DissolutionVOA Khmer
Cambodia's illiberal democracy swinging towards autocracyEast Asia Forum
Cambodia Supreme Court to hear opposition party dissolution on Nov. 16http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
IPP-REVIEW (blog)
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30 Oct 2017 | 5:19 am

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