Cambodia News: Kem Sokha

NGOs ask for freedom for jailed rights staffers, National, Phnom ... - The Phnom Penh Post


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NGOs ask for freedom for jailed rights staffers, National, Phnom ...
The Phnom Penh Post
Civil society organisations on Saturday once again called for the release of five jailed human rights staffers, two months after a United Nations body deemed ...

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22 Jan 2017 | 6:57 pm

Returning to Action in Provinces, Kem Sokha Looks for Unity - The ... - The Cambodia Daily


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Returning to Action in Provinces, Kem Sokha Looks for Unity - The ...
The Cambodia Daily
Kem Sokha, the acting president of the opposition CNRP, began a nationwide tour over the weekend marking his first foray into the provinces for party activities ...
Sokha takes to the provinces, National, Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post

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22 Jan 2017 | 5:30 pm

Date for talks set, cancelled by gov't - The Phnom Penh Post


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Date for talks set, cancelled by gov't
The Phnom Penh Post
Planned talks to address the Kingdom's political woes appear dead in the water after Interior Minister Sar Kheng indefinitely postponed a meeting with Cambodia National Rescue Party acting president Kem Sokha. The delay was revealed in a letter sent ...
Prime Minister Makes Move to End Future Talks With CNRPThe Cambodia Daily
Negotiations stalled againKhmer Times

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17 Jan 2017 | 6:14 pm

Cambodia's Hun Sen Cranks up the Threat Machine - Radio Free Asia


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Cambodia's Hun Sen Cranks up the Threat Machine
Radio Free Asia
On Monday Hun Sen told pro-government media that he wants to strip Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Kem Sokha of the minority leader title because of the opposition's push to get political prisoners released from prison. Speaking at the ...
Hun Sen Files $1 Million Lawsuit Against RainsyThe Cambodia Daily
Prime Minister piles on with lawsuitThe Phnom Penh Post

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17 Jan 2017 | 2:17 pm

Cambodian King Reduces a Former Court Official's Sentence - Radio Free Asia


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Cambodian King Reduces a Former Court Official's Sentence
Radio Free Asia
After a one-hour trial on Sept. 9, Kem Sokha was sentenced to five months in prison and an 800,000- riel (U.S. $200) fine for failing to appear in one of the cases related to the government's wide-ranging probe into his alleged affair with a young ...
The Real Danger of Cambodia's 'Gay King' EpisodeThe Diplomat

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12 Jan 2017 | 3:42 pm

Divide and rule: Cambodia's opposition in pre-election test - Asia Times


Divide and rule: Cambodia's opposition in pre-election test
Asia Times
According to Sam Rainsy, Kem Sokha was sent the statement via a CPP-aligned media mogul. Though Kem Sokha reportedly refused to sign, it would have compelled the CNRP to expel any party members who insult Hun Sen's family. Sam Rainsy also said ...

12 Jan 2017 | 1:53 am

Cambodia's Political Prisoners Urge The Opposition to Stay Strong - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Political Prisoners Urge The Opposition to Stay Strong
Radio Free Asia
Hopes that at least some of the prisoners would be released were raised when CNRP leader Kem Sokha and a local Cambodia National Rescue Party official Seang Chet were granted royal pardons in the government's case against the CNRP leader.
No Prisoner Talks While Rainsy Bites, CPP SaysThe Cambodia Daily

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11 Jan 2017 | 2:28 pm

CPP Honors 'Second Birth'; Sokha Visits Kem Ley's Grave - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP Honors 'Second Birth'; Sokha Visits Kem Ley's Grave
The Cambodia Daily
As the CPP put on a dazzling display of pomp and propaganda at its Phnom Penh headquarters on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge, acting CNRP President Kem Sokha paid a pilgrimage to the grave of slain political analyst ...
CNRP rejects deal 'proviso'The Phnom Penh Post
Monday Turns Black Again in Cambodia as Protests RestartRadio Free Asia
Cambodia's Rainsy: Prisoners only freed if deal inkedAnadolu Agency
Khmer Times -VOA Khmer (English)
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8 Jan 2017 | 5:47 pm

Cambodian Prisoners Used as Bargaining Chips - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Prisoners Used as Bargaining Chips
Radio Free Asia
CNRP president Sam Rainsy told RFA that talks aimed at freeing the prisoners failed when Kem Sokha did not agree to follow the CPP's order that he says was aimed at destroying the CNRP leadership, and it giving authorities an excuse to leave them in jail.
CPP Agrees to Long-Awaited Meeting with CNRP—LaterThe Cambodia Daily
CPP, CNRP leaders to meet next weekKhmer Times

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5 Jan 2017 | 5:15 pm

Optimism Over Release of Adhoc Prisoners Proves Premature - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Optimism Over Release of Adhoc Prisoners Proves Premature
The Cambodia Daily
By the time 2017 arrived, four human rights officers and an election official jailed in relation to a case involving acting CNRP President Kem Sokha were supposed to be free—or at least that was the message from the opposition party after talks with ...
CNRP's New Year's resolutionThe Phnom Penh Post

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1 Jan 2017 | 5:53 pm