Cambodia News: Kem Sokha

CNRP mulls new leadership as names bandied in leaks, National ... - The Phnom Penh Post


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CNRP mulls new leadership as names bandied in leaks, National ...
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As the Cambodia National Rescue Party prepares for an extraordinary congress on Thursday to select new leaders in the wake of Sam Rainsy's resignation, ...
CNRP Fast-Tracks Election of New President - The Cambodia DailyThe Cambodia Daily
Rumors swirl over CNRP congress | Khmer Times | News Portal ...Khmer Times

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26 Feb 2017 | 6:10 pm

Two Years for Migrant Worker Who Posted PM Death Threat - The ... - The Cambodia Daily


Two Years for Migrant Worker Who Posted PM Death Threat - The ...
The Cambodia Daily
A Phnom Penh municipal judge on Friday sentenced a 27-year-old migrant laborer to two years in prison over a Facebook post threatening the life of the prime ...

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26 Feb 2017 | 5:41 pm

CNRP lawmaker slaps down talk of changes - The Phnom Penh Post


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CNRP lawmaker slaps down talk of changes
The Phnom Penh Post
A senior Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmaker yesterday dismissed reports in local media that the opposition planned to confirm acting president Kem Sokha in the top job and appoint three deputy presidents. The report, carried by outlet Fresh News ...

23 Feb 2017 | 9:39 pm

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


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Demonstrators Attacked as Cambodian Court Convicts Prominent Activist
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While the court case against them continues, Kem Sokha and a local Cambodia National Rescue Party official were granted royal pardons in the case. The pardons came after Prime Minister Hun Sen, who heads the ruling Cambodian People's Party, asked ...
Kingdom a one-man show, report assertsThe Phnom Penh Post

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23 Feb 2017 | 3:19 pm

Cambodians Facing Stark Choice at Commune Elections - Voice of America


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Cambodians Facing Stark Choice at Commune Elections
Voice of America
Kem Sokha is expected to deliver a very different type of political approach after assuming the leadership of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) following Sam Rainsy's resignation and a raft of threats from Prime Minister Hun Sen. Mild mannered ...
US Congressman Urges CPP to Drop Party-Busting BillThe Cambodia Daily
The leader of Cambodia's opposition resignsThe Economist

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17 Feb 2017 | 5:17 am

Opposition Begins Long Wait for New Leader - VOA Khmer (English)


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Opposition Begins Long Wait for New Leader
VOA Khmer (English)
Kem Sokha, formerly the deputy president, took over the post temporarily until the next party conference in 2018 when a new leader will be chosen. The draft amendment would make it illegal for a person with a criminal conviction to lead a political party.
What's Next for Cambodia's Sam Rainsy?The Diplomat
Rainsy: CNRP to share leadershipKhmer Times
EU Ambassador Expresses Concern Over Cambodian ElectionsRadio Free Asia

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14 Feb 2017 | 9:47 am

Rainsy's resignation 'honourable': Acting Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha - Channel NewsAsia


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Rainsy's resignation 'honourable': Acting Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha
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PHNOM PENH: Sam Rainsy's decision to resign from his position as the president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) is "honourable" and in the best interests of the nation, the party's vice-president Kem Sokha said on Sunday (Feb ...
Cambodian opposition names acting chief after leader resignsThe Seattle Times
Cambodia party names acting leader after shock resignationAsahi Shimbun
Rainsy Quits Amid Threats, But CNRP Still in DangerThe Cambodia Daily
Radio Free Asia -Asia Times
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11 Feb 2017 | 9:53 pm

Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party may split - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party may split
Nikkei Asian Review
Kem Sokha was sentenced to prison for ignoring court orders to appear as a witness in connection with an alleged love affair he had with a hairdresser. The CPP had pursued strong legal action against Kem Sokha and was poised to have the acting leader ...

8 Feb 2017 | 11:45 pm

Avoid Conflict Before Elections, Kem Sokha Tells CNRP Supporters - The Cambodia Daily


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Avoid Conflict Before Elections, Kem Sokha Tells CNRP Supporters
The Cambodia Daily
In response to a fresh legal assault by the CPP, acting CNRP President Kem Sokha told supporters on Sunday that the party must avoid unnecessary conflict as June's commune elections edge closer. Speaking in Kratie province, Mr. Sokha—on a ...
CNRP to send 40000 observers to June pollThe Phnom Penh Post

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6 Feb 2017 | 5:35 pm

Cambodia's opposition leader loses key role ahead of elections - The Indian Express


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Cambodia's opposition leader loses key role ahead of elections
The Indian Express
Kem Sokha, deputy leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), had held the minority leader status under a 2014 agreement to end political deadlock and promote dialogue between Hun Sen and the Southeast Asian country's opposition.
Cambodian Crackdown on 'Culprits' Targets Hun Sen's OpponentsRadio Free Asia
Prime Minister Blames CNRP Infractions for Stripping of Official StatusThe Cambodia Daily
CNRP to boycott 'minority' status voteThe Phnom Penh Post
Khmer Times -Southeast Asia Globe -Daily Mail
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31 Jan 2017 | 12:13 am