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Jailed Opposition Members Quit Over New Law - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Jailed Opposition Members Quit Over New Law
The Cambodia Daily
Meach Sovannara, the imprisoned head of the CNRP's information department, gestures at supporters as he is escorted out of the courthouse following a hearing at the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh on August last year in the insurrection case against him and ...

24 Feb 2017 | 5:04 am

Jailed CNRP, SRP officials leave parties - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Jailed CNRP, SRP officials leave parties
The Phnom Penh Post
Lawmaker Um Sam An and Sam Rainsy Party Senator Hong Sok Hour were both jailed over remarks made on social media concerning border issues with Vietnam. The trio of resignations follow that of former CNRP president Sam Rainsy on February 11, ...

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23 Feb 2017 | 9:39 pm

Jailed trio quit the CNRP - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Jailed trio quit the CNRP
Khmer Times
In December, he was sentenced in absentia to five years in prison for posting what has since been deemed a fake treaty about the Cambodia-Vietnam border. Additional reporting by Pech Sotheary and May Titthara. How do you feel about this story? 0%.

23 Feb 2017 | 11:31 am

Failures at assembly pile up - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Failures at assembly pile up
Khmer Times
A Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (Comfrel) report yesterday found the assembly to be ineffective after the ruling CPP, in their opinion, violated the parliamentary immunity of other lawmakers, shrunk the roles of opposition ...

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21 Feb 2017 | 11:20 am

CNRP Activist Seeking Asylum After Incitement Summons - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CNRP Activist Seeking Asylum After Incitement Summons
The Cambodia Daily
A 25-year-old opposition activist is seeking asylum abroad after fleeing Cambodia to escape a court summons for incitement, he said on Monday. Oun Vansak, who managed the Facebook page I Love Cambodia Hot News II, said he left the country on ...

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20 Feb 2017 | 5:35 pm

Fearing arrest, CNRP activist flees - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Fearing arrest, CNRP activist flees
The Phnom Penh Post
Oun Vansak, a 25-year-old Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) activist, has become the latest government critic to flee the country fearing arrest. Late last month, Vansak, manager of the I Love Cambodia Hot News II Facebook page, a site that is ...

19 Feb 2017 | 6:38 pm

What's Next for Cambodia's Sam Rainsy? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

What's Next for Cambodia's Sam Rainsy?
The Diplomat
After almost two decades as the man at the center of Cambodian opposition politics, Sam Rainsy resigned this weekend as president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). This came as the Cambodian .... Known as K5, the plan has been described as ...

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14 Feb 2017 | 1:51 pm

Sam Rainsy Steps Down as Cambodia National Rescue Party Leader - Radio Free Asia


VOA Khmer (English)

Sam Rainsy Steps Down as Cambodia National Rescue Party Leader
Radio Free Asia
The move comes as Prime Minister Hun Sen and the National Assembly threatened to enact new laws that would enable the government to dismantle the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). On Saturday, Sam Rainsy announced his ...
Cambodia's exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy resignsThe Border Mail
Rainsy's Resignation Leaves Questions Lingering Over Cambodian PoliticsVOA Khmer (English)

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13 Feb 2017 | 2:16 pm

Cambodian Crackdown on 'Culprits' Targets Hun Sen's Opponents - Radio Free Asia


The Indian Express

Cambodian Crackdown on 'Culprits' Targets Hun Sen's Opponents
Radio Free Asia
The change would remove Sam Rainsy from the top post of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) because he has been convicted in several court cases brought by members of the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) led by Hun Sen. Cambodian courts are ...
PM to consider the release of rights officialsKhmer Times

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31 Jan 2017 | 2:49 pm

CNRP Official in Poipet Assault Case Quits, Denies Defection - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CNRP Official in Poipet Assault Case Quits, Denies Defection
The Cambodia Daily
A CNRP official in Banteay Meanchey province dubiously accused of hitting a border officer with his SUV confirmed his resignation from the opposition party on Sunday, but denied media reports that he was planning to join the ruling CPP. ... On Sunday ...

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29 Jan 2017 | 5:32 pm