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FIDH lauds Gambia and South Africa for remaining in ICC - South African Broadcasting Corporation


South African Broadcasting Corporation

FIDH lauds Gambia and South Africa for remaining in ICC
South African Broadcasting Corporation
... of the Gambia Adama Barrow and by South African President Zuma to strengthen their commitment to human rights and ending impunity. We encourage all states parties to the Rome Statute to continue to support the court and victims of international crimes.

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25 Feb 2017 | 4:15 pm

Jailed Opposition Members Quit Over New Law - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Jailed Opposition Members Quit Over New Law
The Cambodia Daily
(Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). No further details on their reasons for stepping down were given, he said. A message posted with Mr. Sovannara's resignation letter on his Facebook page on Friday, however, said the decision was a result of the new law ...

24 Feb 2017 | 5:04 am

Demonstrators Attacked as Cambodian Court Convicts Prominent Activist - Radio Free Asia


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Demonstrators Attacked as Cambodian Court Convicts Prominent Activist
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's appeals court denied a request from four officials with the human-rights group ADHOC and a National Election Commission official who were charged in the government's wide-ranging probe into opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party ...
Cambodian court jails activist over melee at premier's houseThe Republic

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23 Feb 2017 | 3:19 pm

Cambodian lawmakers approve law threatening opposition party - Business Mirror


Business Mirror

Cambodian lawmakers approve law threatening opposition party
Business Mirror
“The passage of these amendments marks the final consolidation of absolute power in the hands of Prime Minister Hun Sen and the ruling Cambodian People's Party,” said Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director of New York-based Human Rights Watch.
Cambodia changes political rules in 'triumph of dictatorship', critics sayABC Online
Cambodia amends election law; some parties may closeThe Straits Times
Cambodia approves law allowing judges to dissolve political partiesJURIST

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21 Feb 2017 | 7:48 am

Party-Busting Bill Passed in 'Final Blow' to Democracy - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Party-Busting Bill Passed in 'Final Blow' to Democracy
The Cambodia Daily
Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director for Human Rights Watch, said the amendments extinguished any hope of the free and fair multiparty democracy promised by the 1991 Paris Peace Accords, which helped drag Cambodia out of decades of war.

20 Feb 2017 | 5:35 pm

Donors Silent As CPP Plots Party-Busting Legislation - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Donors Silent As CPP Plots Party-Busting Legislation
The Cambodia Daily
Neither the U.N.'s human rights office nor its independent special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, have said anything. Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director for the U.S.-based advocacy group Human Rights Watch, said ...

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15 Feb 2017 | 5:30 pm

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


The Diplomat

What's Next for Cambodia's Sam Rainsy?
The Diplomat
The opposition party will also have to manage its own internal divisions, which became apparent last year. The CNRP was formed in 2012 as a merger between the Sam Rainsy Party and Kem Sokha's Human Rights Party. Years on, there are still divisions ...
Party Law draws EU eyesThe Phnom Penh Post

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14 Feb 2017 | 1:51 pm

Rainsy Sees Role 'Above Politics' After Resignation - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Rainsy Sees Role 'Above Politics' After Resignation
The Cambodia Daily
However, Prime Minister Hun Sen's main adversary for the past two decades refuted suggestions that it was an “end of an era” in Cambodian politics and maintained that he still perceived himself as the primary “symbol of resistance” against the ruling ...
Sam Rainsy resigns from CNRPThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy steps asideAsia Times
Cambodia: Prime Minister Sidelines Longtime RivalSTRATFOR
Anadolu Agency -Southeast Asia Globe -VOA Khmer (English)
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13 Feb 2017 | 5:41 pm

A human rights activist is slain in Cambodia, and the mystery leads all the way to California - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

A human rights activist is slain in Cambodia, and the mystery leads all the way to California
Los Angeles Times
“But as a government ruling party we don't want such incidents to happen.” He blamed the opposition party for stirring up resentment and denied that Hun would interfere in the country's courts. Yet the killing has cast a chill over Cambodia's human ...
US Senators' Concerns Ignored by Cambodia, Analysts SayVOA Khmer (English)

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10 Feb 2017 | 2:58 pm

Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party may split - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party may split
Nikkei Asian Review
The CNRP was founded in 2012 through the merger of the Sam Rainsy Party and the Human Rights Party led by Kem Sokha. The party is plagued by factionalism. With one of its leaders facing arrest and the other possibly beholden to the CPP for getting him ...

8 Feb 2017 | 11:45 pm