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24 May 2018 | 5:10 am

Facing possible sanctions, PM criticises Washington's rights record ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Facing possible sanctions, PM criticises Washington's rights record ...
The Phnom Penh Post
While United States congressmen are discussing the Cambodia Democracy Act and an amendment that could impose more sanctions against Cambodia's ...

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22 May 2018 | 8:44 pm

What's Missing From Cambodia's Democracy? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

What's Missing From Cambodia's Democracy?
The Diplomat
... provided political advice and democracy building counseling to both major parties. After 25 years in Cambodia, it was shuttered and its three foreign staffers were ejected from the country. The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) was put on ...

22 May 2018 | 8:31 am

Cambodia Has Made Its First Arrest Under a Repressive New Law - TIME


TIME

Cambodia Has Made Its First Arrest Under a Repressive New Law
TIME
“Lese majeste provisions are incompatible with Cambodia's obligations under international human rights law, as they criminalize the legitimate exercise of freedom of speech,” said Rhona Smith, the U.N.'s Special Rapporteur on the human rights in ...

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13 May 2018 | 10:54 pm

Cambodia: Coerced Sale of Last Independent Newspaper - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Coerced Sale of Last Independent Newspaper
Human Rights Watch
(New York) – The government-coerced sale of Cambodia's oldest English-language newspaper to a Malaysian businessman whose company has ties to Prime Minister Hun Sen marks the end of independent local newspapers in Cambodia, Human Rights Watch said ...
Cambodia's last independent news site sold to PR firm that worked for the ruling partyGlobal Voices Online
NGOs, Rights Groups Slam Takeover of Cambodia's 'Last Independent Paper'Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's 'last bastion of independent media' is thrown into turmoilLos Angeles Times
Reuters -VOA Khmer
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8 May 2018 | 7:48 pm

Cambodia: Quash Baseless Convictions Against Opposition - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Quash Baseless Convictions Against Opposition
Human Rights Watch
Also arrested were five CNRP members of parliament and 19 activists and human rights defenders who were soon released as part of a political deal between the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and the CNRP. However, the government did not drop ...
Newspaper takeover is 'staggering blow' to Cambodia's free pressThe Guardian
Cambodia's last independent paper sold to Malaysian PR firm ownerFinancial Times
As China's Influence Grows in Cambodia, Analysts Urge CautionVOA Khmer
Aljazeera.com -Reuters -NHK WORLD -The Phnom Penh Post
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7 May 2018 | 6:51 pm

Minor Opposition Parties Divided Ahead of Election - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Minor Opposition Parties Divided Ahead of Election
VOA Khmer
The Cambodia National Rescue Party, a merger of the Sam Rainsy Party and Human Rights Party, founded by ex-CNRP president Kem Sokha, was dissolved last November by the Supreme Court. Sokha was jailed on treason charges, for which Rainsy, who ...

7 May 2018 | 11:42 am

Irish film-maker investigates the rise of land grabbing in Cambodia - Irish Times


Irish Times

Irish film-maker investigates the rise of land grabbing in Cambodia
Irish Times
Anyone who opposes the ruling party – journalists, human rights activists – is accused of being a revolutionary. Because politics in Cambodia is not respectful of human rights or people.” Sovath's multimedia activism has brought threats of death ...

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2 May 2018 | 11:00 pm

UN Rights Envoy Claims General Election 'Not Genuine' Without Banned Opposition Party - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

UN Rights Envoy Claims General Election 'Not Genuine' Without Banned Opposition Party
VOA Khmer
Rhona Smith, the UN's special rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, has said that the country's forthcoming national election will not be “genuine” without the participation of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party. The CNRP was dissolved by the ...

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2 May 2018 | 12:17 pm

Cambodia's Imaginary Enemies - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia's Imaginary Enemies
Human Rights Watch
After Tola spent years toiling for workers' rights and helping the government assist human trafficking victims, Cambodia's ruling-party-controlled courts charged him and two other prominent activists – Pa Nguon Teang, a media freedom advocate, and ...

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30 Apr 2018 | 7:46 am

New party announced, date set for registration - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

New party announced, date set for registration
The Phnom Penh Post
The Human Rights Party and Candelight Party, predecessors to the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, have said they will boycott the elections. On Wednesday, Kong Monika, the son of opposition politician Kong Korm, announced the formation ...

25 Apr 2018 | 6:40 pm

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