Cambodia News: Kem Sokha

Parties to talk, but no date set - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Parties to talk, but no date set
Khmer Times
Four Adhoc officials – Nai Vongda, Ny Sokha, Yi Soksan and Lim Mony – as well as former Adhoc official and current deputy secretary-general of the NEC Ny Chakrya, were charged with bribing a witness and conspiracy to bribe a witness after providing ...

15 Jan 2017 | 10:58 am

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


Malaysia Sun

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 | 3:40 pm

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


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
Minister, opposition meeting delayedKhmer Times

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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

PM's attempt to 'split' CNRP will fail: Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

PM's attempt to 'split' CNRP will fail: Rainsy
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said that Prime Minister Hun Sen is “dreaming” if he believes he can split the leadership of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, describing deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha as his “life-long partner in the rescue of the ...

2 Jan 2017 | 4:24 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

Thy Sovantha Denies Posting Kem Sokha Threats on Facebook - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Thy Sovantha Denies Posting Kem Sokha Threats on Facebook
The Cambodia Daily
Social media maven Thy Sovantha appeared to deny for the first time on Monday that she wrote the death threats against CNRP Vice President Kem Sokha that were posted on a Facebook page under her name, and said she would file a complaint seeking ...

19 Dec 2016 | 5:44 pm

U.N. Working Group Seeks Release of the 'Kem Sokha Five' - Radio Free Asia


U.N. Working Group Seeks Release of the 'Kem Sokha Five'
Radio Free Asia
Kem Sokha and a local Cambodia National Rescue Party official were granted royal pardons in the case against the CNRP leader, but the other five people accused in the case remain in prison. The pardons came after Prime Minister Hun Sen, who heads the ...

19 Dec 2016 | 2:26 pm