Cambodia News: Kem Sokha

Cambodia marks 20 years since deadly grenade attack - ABC News


ABC News

Cambodia marks 20 years since deadly grenade attack
ABC News
Opposition leader of Cambodia National Rescue Party Kem Sokha, center, prays with incense sticks during a Buddhist ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed 16 anti-government protesters in March 30, 1997, in Phnom Penh, ...
Opposition 'Misinterpreted' Meeting Discussion: Cambodia's Ministry of InteriorRadio Free Asia
Rainsy sentenced for defaming PMKhmer Times
Relatives Honor Victims of 1997 Cambodia Grenade Attack, Call for JusticeLatin American Herald Tribune

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30 Mar 2017 | 2:03 am

CNRP vexed as CPP continues to call Sokha's presidency illegitimate - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP vexed as CPP continues to call Sokha's presidency illegitimate
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition lawmakers yesterday left a meeting at the Interior Ministry exasperated, as officials from the latter continued to deem the presidency of their leader, Kem Sokha, and the vice presidency of three senior lawmakers, illegitimate, but offered ...
Government Comes Down Hard On CNRP LeadershipThe Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's government increases pressure on oppositionReuters

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29 Mar 2017 | 7:22 pm

Officials to Grill Opposition Over New Leader Appointment - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Officials to Grill Opposition Over New Leader Appointment
VOA Khmer (English)
Officials will meet with opposition leaders in late March to discuss the Cambodia National Rescue Party's recent selection of Kem Sokha to replace its former leader, Sam Rainsy. Sokha's selection at an extraordinary party congress held on March 2 was ...
PM Calls for Insult-Free Campaign for Commune ElectionsThe Cambodia Daily
Opposition replaces Sam RainsyASEAN Economist
Concern over the order of parties on ballotKhmer Times
The Phnom Penh Post
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27 Mar 2017 | 10:28 am

Cambodia Deems Opposition Leadership Illegitimate for 'Violating' Party By-Laws - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia Deems Opposition Leadership Illegitimate for 'Violating' Party By-Laws
Radio Free Asia
In a statement yesterday, the ministry said that Kem Sokha's appointment as president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on March 2 is illegitimate because the opposition failed to observe its own 18-month freeze on selecting leaders if the ...

24 Mar 2017 | 4:39 pm

Government Deems Kem Sokha's Presidency Illegitimate - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Government Deems Kem Sokha's Presidency Illegitimate
The Cambodia Daily
Interior Ministry officials said the CNRP's promotion of Kem Sokha to party president and three officials to vice president violated internal party rules, issuing vague threats of legal consequences that could potentially imperil the standing of the ...
CNRP congress 'violated rules': ministryThe Phnom Penh Post

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23 Mar 2017 | 7:39 pm

Gov't Launches Inquiry Into Opposition Leader Appointment - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Gov't Launches Inquiry Into Opposition Leader Appointment
VOA Khmer (English)
Cambodia's main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party Deputy President and National Assembly Deputy President Kem Sokha, center, speaks to reporters outside the Phnom Penh Municipality Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, April 8, ...
Cambodia's Opposition Awaits Court Ruling on Campaign SloganRadio Free Asia

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17 Mar 2017 | 11:58 am

Cambodian opposition leader campaigns after predecessor quits to save party - Channel NewsAsia


The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian opposition leader campaigns after predecessor quits to save party
Channel NewsAsia
KANDAL, Cambodia: New Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha began a pre-election tour to rally support on Tuesday after his veteran predecessor resigned in fear that his party could be dissolved by the state. Kem Sokha became leader of the ...
CPP reforms prove CNRP policies can work: SokhaThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia's Government Questions Opposition AppointmentsRadio Free Asia

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14 Mar 2017 | 7:56 am

In Leaked Audio, Hun Sen Advises Kem Sokha - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

In Leaked Audio, Hun Sen Advises Kem Sokha
The Cambodia Daily
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday confirmed the authenticity of a recorded telephone conversation with CNRP President Kem Sokha last year in which Mr. Sokha appears to distance himself from his partner at the time, former opposition leader Sam Rainsy.
PM, Sokha talk leaked, purports to show private negotiations between rivalsThe Phnom Penh Post
PM: The leaked audio is realKhmer Times

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5 Mar 2017 | 5:37 pm

Sokha Sets Course for CNRP Ahead of Polls - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Sokha Sets Course for CNRP Ahead of Polls
The Cambodia Daily
Opposition leader Kem Sokha, speaking after officially becoming the CNRP's president at a party congress in Phnom Penh on Thursday, laid out a five-point strategy as campaigning ramps up ahead of commune elections set to take place in June. After being ...
Cambodia's Hun Sen Confirms Leaked Conversation with Opposition ChiefRadio Free Asia
In Leaked Recording, Hun Sen Seeks to Divide Opposition, Admits Influence on CourtsVOA Khmer (English)
CNRP: slogan shall remainThe Phnom Penh Post
Southeast Asia Globe
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2 Mar 2017 | 5:31 pm

Cambodian opposition party elects new leader ahead of polls - The Seattle Times


The Indian Express

Cambodian opposition party elects new leader ahead of polls
The Seattle Times
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's only parliamentary opposition party has selected a new leader after his predecessor stepped down because of legal problems that threatened to have the group dissolved. Kem Sokha was formally elected ...
Cambodian Opposition Party Welcomes New Leader Kem SokhaLatin American Herald Tribune
Cambodian opposition chooses new leader ahead of electionsChannel NewsAsia
New era of CNRP beginsThe Phnom Penh Post
The Cambodia Daily
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2 Mar 2017 | 3:27 am