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King Flies Out Of Country, Dodging Party Law Signing - The Cambodia Daily


King Flies Out Of Country, Dodging Party Law Signing
The Cambodia Daily
King Norodom Sihamoni left the country on Sunday just as he was expected in the coming days to be called to sign a controversial set of changes to the Law on Political Parties that critics call unconstitutional. His departure follows a formal petition ...

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23 Jul 2017 | 7:06 pm

Sam Rainsy buries himself with populism - Khmer Times


Sam Rainsy buries himself with populism
Khmer Times
He has tried several times and failed to provoke national unrest, hatred and distrust against the Royal Government of Cambodia by alleging unfair border, immigration and economic treaties between Cambodia and Vietnam using fake documents. During the ...

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20 Jul 2017 | 3:41 pm

The war is over, but in the political battle that remains, laws are an effective weapon - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

The war is over, but in the political battle that remains, laws are an effective weapon
The Phnom Penh Post
Factions opposing Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) held their territories on the border. The CPP-controlled state security apparatus was regularly accused of ... Record numbers of Cambodians voted last month in an election organised by a ...

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10 Jul 2017 | 2:35 am

A Year to Elections, CNRP's Sun TV Still a Dream - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

A Year to Elections, CNRP's Sun TV Still a Dream
The Cambodia Daily
... the man heading the Sun TV project at the time—and Ms. Lum Ang's husband—was arrested and charged with two counts of incitement for appearing in a video on Facebook presenting an inaccurate 1979 border treaty between Cambodia and Vietnam.

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3 Jul 2017 | 6:36 pm

Court Upholds Sok Hour, Rainsy Border Treaty Convictions - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Court Upholds Sok Hour, Rainsy Border Treaty Convictions
The Cambodia Daily
The Appeal Court on Thursday upheld a seven-year prison sentence against an opposition senator for presenting a doctored copy of a border treaty in a video posted to the Facebook page of former CNRP President Sam Rainsy—who also had a five-year ...
Court rejects appeal of Rainsy, Hong Sok HourThe Phnom Penh Post

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29 Jun 2017 | 4:55 pm

Cambodia Court Conditionally Frees ADHOC 5 Rights Activists - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia Court Conditionally Frees ADHOC 5 Rights Activists
Radio Free Asia
A court in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh on Thursday released five rights defenders from prison after more than a year in pre-trial detention on charges widely seen as politically motivated, drawing praise from one of their lawyers who called for the ...

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29 Jun 2017 | 4:26 pm

Vietnam must engage the opposition in Cambodia - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Vietnam must engage the opposition in Cambodia
The Straits Times
The rise of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) ahead of a general election next year is being watched closely by neighbouring Vietnam. At commune elections earlier this month - a commune is a local government below the levels of ...
Cambodia's Appeal Court upholds 7-year sentence for ex-opposition senatorXinhua
As CPP marks 66th anniversary, Hun Sen takes opportunity to accuse CNRPThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia's Hun Sen Orders Probe Into Rights GroupJakarta Globe

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28 Jun 2017 | 4:02 pm

Wife of Imprisoned SRP Senator Tapped to Fill His Position - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Wife of Imprisoned SRP Senator Tapped to Fill His Position
The Cambodia Daily
Mr. Sok Hour was sentenced to seven years in prison in November for posting a fake border treaty between Vietnam and Cambodia on Facebook. The opposition has claimed the treaty merely contained a mistranslation. Ms. Lum Ang, 58, is currently the head ...
Jailed senator's wife set to take his seat for SRPThe Phnom Penh Post

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27 Jun 2017 | 6:52 pm

Hun Sen through his own eyes - Asia Times


Asia Times

Hun Sen through his own eyes
Asia Times
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen arrived in Tbong Khmum province by helicopter on June 21 to begin a re-enactment of his fateful journey across the border into Vietnam 40 years ago on that day. Along with ... A corollary suggestion often made by the ...

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27 Jun 2017 | 6:01 pm

In Bavet, Election Ushers in New Blood - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

In Bavet, Election Ushers in New Blood
VOA Khmer (English)
At just 25 years old, the Cambodia National Rescue Party councilor for Bavet in Svay Rieng province, near the border with Vietnam, was one of four officials elected on a CNRP ticket here. As the opposition here won the majority of council seats ...

27 Jun 2017 | 11:06 am