Cambodia News: Kem Sokha

Trick or real? CNRP split over Cambodia move to ease politics ban - Al Jazeera English

Trick or real? CNRP split over Cambodia move to ease politics ban  Al Jazeera English

Self-exiled cofounder calls government decision a political maneuver but others see it as sign of genuine improvement.

13 Dec 2018 | 6:25 pm

Cambodian lawmakers pass measure to ease political ban - New Jersey Herald

Cambodian lawmakers pass measure to ease political ban  New Jersey Herald

Cambodia's Parliament has passed legislation that could allow the lifting of a five-year ban on political activity by top opposition politicians.

13 Dec 2018 | 7:00 am

Cambodia changes law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia changes law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The National Assembly of Cambodia on Thursday amended the Law on Political Parties to clear the way for banned ...

12 Dec 2018 | 11:33 pm

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack  The Diplomat

After 2018's election, Cambodia's once united opposition veers toward a split.

12 Dec 2018 | 9:19 am

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored'  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a ...

11 Dec 2018 | 7:28 pm

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Rath Rott Mony, the president of the Cambodian Construction Workers Trade Union Federation (CCTUF), in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in an undated photo.

11 Dec 2018 | 4:22 pm

PM: Full freedoms enjoyed after the Khmer Rouge era - The Phnom Penh Post

PM: Full freedoms enjoyed after the Khmer Rouge era  The Phnom Penh Post

On Human Rights Day on Monday, Prime Minister Hun Sen expressed pride that since the end of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, Cambodian ...

10 Dec 2018 | 9:56 pm

CPP slams 'double standards' - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP slams 'double standards'  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan accused human rights groups on Sunday of practising “double standards” for failing to criticise the ...

9 Dec 2018 | 8:26 pm

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is considering reversing a ban on more than 100 opposition politicians to avert European Union sanction.

6 Dec 2018 | 11:24 pm

Kem Sokha will 'not be eligible' for reinstatement of rights - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha will 'not be eligible' for reinstatement of rights  The Phnom Penh Post

Senior government officials said on Thursday that regardless of whether a proposed amendment to the law is passed, former opposition leader Kem Sokha will ...

6 Dec 2018 | 7:55 pm

Under Western pressure, Hun Sen hints at a lighter touch - Asia Times

Under Western pressure, Hun Sen hints at a lighter touch  Asia Times

When Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen spoke at the United Nations General Assembly in September, just months after his ruling party won an election ...

6 Dec 2018 | 3:07 am

Law change 'welcomed' by Kem Sokha as it goes for review - The Phnom Penh Post

Law change 'welcomed' by Kem Sokha as it goes for review  The Phnom Penh Post

The Permanent Committee of the National Assembly met on Wednesday to discuss the proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties ...

5 Dec 2018 | 9:48 pm

US Embassy urges reconciliation - The Phnom Penh Post

US Embassy urges reconciliation  The Phnom Penh Post

The US has urged Cambodia to restore the independence of the media, drop charges against Kem Sokha and other political prisoners, and end the prohibition ...

5 Dec 2018 | 7:14 pm

Sam Rainsy named 'acting president' in 'Kem Sokha absence' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy named 'acting president' in 'Kem Sokha absence'  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy was nominated “acting president” of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) as the curtain fell on the two-day international conference the ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Eases Pressure on Opposition, Media after EU Sanctions Threat - VOA News

Cambodia Eases Pressure on Opposition, Media after EU Sanctions Threat  VOA News

CNRP leader Kem Sokha was released from prison in September after spending more than a year in jail on treason charges.

4 Dec 2018 | 12:35 am

Analysts Question Motives Behind Cambodia’s Plan to ‘Strengthen Democracy’ After Divisive Election - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Analysts Question Motives Behind Cambodia’s Plan to ‘Strengthen Democracy’ After Divisive Election  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Protestors shout slogans and carry placards against Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen during a rally outside United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept.

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha distances himself from 'Rainsy's' US event - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha distances himself from 'Rainsy's' US event  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha on Sunday further distanced himself from an international conference held in the US by ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRP- USA against World Conference - Khmer Times

CNRP- USA against World Conference  Khmer Times

The CNRP-USA (Cambodia National Rescue Party of the United States of America) fully backs former opposition leader Kem Sokha's decision to not support the ...

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Government rejects Serey's 'impossible' request - The Phnom Penh Post

Government rejects Serey's 'impossible' request  The Phnom Penh Post

The government on Thursday rejected a request by the leader of the Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF), Sam Serey, to be allowed to form a legitimate ...

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

PM 'purposely let CNRP leaders flee' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM 'purposely let CNRP leaders flee'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday that he purposely let the leaders behind mass protests following the 2013 national elections flee Cambodia, after ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha 'denounces' CNRP's US conference - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha 'denounces' CNRP's US conference  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha has “denounced” a “so-called party conference” to be held in the US over the weekend, ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Sokha opposes CNRP conference - Khmer Times

Sokha opposes CNRP conference  Khmer Times

Former opposition leader Kem Sokha has told his lawyers that he does not support the CNRP World Conference to be held this weekend in the state of Georgia ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

'Terrorist' Serey to 'halt activities' and form party if Kem Sokha 'released' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Terrorist' Serey to 'halt activities' and form party if Kem Sokha 'released'  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Serey, the leader of the Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF), who is accused by authorities of being an armed rebel leader against the government of ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Sokha's lawyers get death threat - Khmer Times

Sokha's lawyers get death threat  Khmer Times

Four lawyers representing former opposition leader Kem Sokha received death threats in a Facebook post a week after they issued a statement condemning a ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Gov't rights chief questions US after visa request delay - The Phnom Penh Post

Gov't rights chief questions US after visa request delay  The Phnom Penh Post

The head of the government's human rights body, Keo Remy, has questioned the US' attitude to human rights after its embassy in Phnom Penh delayed his ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Freedom for Cambodia opposition leader urged - NHK WORLD

Freedom for Cambodia opposition leader urged  NHK WORLD

A Cambodian opposition leader reportedly remains effectively under house arrest and his aide is calling for the politician's freedom of movement.

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Outgoing US Ambassador to Cambodia Calls For Release of Opposition Chief, Political Reconciliation - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Outgoing US Ambassador to Cambodia Calls For Release of Opposition Chief, Political Reconciliation  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Outgoing US ambassador William Heidt (L) receives a gift from Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) during a farewell meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Phnom ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's beleaguered opposition and the fight for democracy - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's beleaguered opposition and the fight for democracy  Al Jazeera English

Today, the country is effectively a one-party dictatorship with the opposition party scattered across the world.

18 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Bar Association clarifies title blunder - The Phnom Penh Post

Bar Association clarifies title blunder  The Phnom Penh Post

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) on Thursday issued a press release confirming that Heang Rithy, the former vice-president of the ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen slams opposition lawyer for 'incompetence' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen slams opposition lawyer for 'incompetence'  The Phnom Penh Post

A defence lawyer for the opposition on Wednesday defended their “legalism” after Prime Minister Hun Sen slammed them as “incompetent” and “unqualified”, ...

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha's brother rises through ministry - Khmer Times

Kem Sokha's brother rises through ministry  Khmer Times

KEM Sokhon, brother of former opposition leader Kem Sokha, has been appointed secretary of state at the Ministry of Commerce.

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen to 'step down' if he loses Sam Rainsy bet over Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen to 'step down' if he loses Sam Rainsy bet over Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen has promised to step down as prime minister while opposition figure Sam Rainsy pledges to turn himself in as forfeits if the long-term political rivals ...

12 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Admits ‘He Is The Court’ by Accepting Wager: Sam Rainsy - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Admits ‘He Is The Court’ by Accepting Wager: Sam Rainsy  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha (L) sits with his mother Sao Nget while confined by the government at his residence in Phnom Penh, Sept. 11, 2018.

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha off the menu as Smith talks judicial independence - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha off the menu as Smith talks judicial independence  The Phnom Penh Post

The UN Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, on Tuesday, focused on “judicial independence” ...

7 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Denies Plan to Free Opposition Leader Kem Sokha - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Denies Plan to Free Opposition Leader Kem Sokha  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen denied on Wednesday he has plans to free opposition leader Kem Sokha, rejecting comments made on Facebook by ...

7 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

'Court to decide Kem Sokha fate', National, Politics - The Phnom Penh Post

'Court to decide Kem Sokha fate', National, Politics  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior government official said on Sunday that former opposition party leader Kem Sokha, who is currently under home detention on “treason” charges, would ...

5 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Court denying UN Special Rapporteur access to​ Kem Sokha 'hides rights violations' - The Phnom Penh Post

Court denying UN Special Rapporteur access to​ Kem Sokha 'hides rights violations'  The Phnom Penh Post

Officials from Phnom Penh Municipal Court and the Ministry of Justice defended the decision to reject a request from the UN Human Rights Council's Special ...

31 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

UN Envoy Rhona Smith May Not Visit Kem Sokha, Cambodian Government Says - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

UN Envoy Rhona Smith May Not Visit Kem Sokha, Cambodian Government Says  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith has been refused permission by Cambodia's government to meet and speak with detained ...

29 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Kem Sokha Breaks Silence to Mourn Death of Political Opposition Figure - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Kem Sokha Breaks Silence to Mourn Death of Political Opposition Figure  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha on Friday mourned the death this week of a party member in his first public statement after being moved from prison ...

26 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Government slams the IPU's call to release Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Government slams the IPU's call to release Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva has slammed the body's Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians after ...

22 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Court asked to allow Kem Sokha to travel - Khmer Times

Court asked to allow Kem Sokha to travel  Khmer Times

A lawyer for former opposition leader Kem Sokha, who is currently on bail as his treason case progresses, has called on Phnom Penh Municipal Court to ...

17 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Police deploy 566 officers to 'protect' Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Police deploy 566 officers to 'protect' Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

More than 560 policemen have been deployed to protect detained opposition leader Kem Sokha – a move defended as necessary to deter “social chaos” but ...

26 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Taskforce guards Kem Sokha's home - Khmer Times

Taskforce guards Kem Sokha's home  Khmer Times

A taskforce has been created to guard former opposition leader Kem Sokha who was released on bail earlier this month.

25 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha not under house arrest - Khmer Times

Kem Sokha not under house arrest  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Court has issued a statement saying that former opposition leader Kem Sokha is currently under court supervision.

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

What's Behind the Release of Cambodia's Opposition Leader? - The Diplomat

What's Behind the Release of Cambodia's Opposition Leader?  The Diplomat

The freeing of Kem Sokha has raised bigger questions about power and the way it is exercised in Cambodia.

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha situation confounds - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha situation confounds  The Phnom Penh Post

Is it house arrest or not? That's the question dividing the Kingdom's legal experts and politicians, with little agreement other than this – being outside a ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen frees opposition leader Kem Sokha, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Hun Sen frees opposition leader Kem Sokha, SE Asia News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH • Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen batted down speculation yesterday that he caved in to international pressure after an opposition leader ...

20 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Questions remain over Kem Sokha's bail - The Phnom Penh Post

Questions remain over Kem Sokha's bail  The Phnom Penh Post

Legal experts on Monday expressed mixed views on the duration of former opposition leader Kem Sokha's alleged house arrest. In the meantime, the European ...

18 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Sar Kheng: Sokha requested security - The Phnom Penh Post

Sar Kheng: Sokha requested security  The Phnom Penh Post

Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Sunday revealed the story behind the transfer of former opposition party leader Kem Sokha from Trapaing Phlong prison in Tbong ...

17 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

EU to Cambodia: drop Kem Sokha's charges - Khmer Times

EU to Cambodia: drop Kem Sokha's charges  Khmer Times

The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, Sept. 13, requested that all charges against former opposition leader Kem Sokha be dropped. It did find his recent ...

15 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha Release ‘Not Enough’: Congressman - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Kem Sokha Release ‘Not Enough’: Congressman  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Kem Sokha is now placed under house arrest and is still denied access to his former colleagues at the Cambodia National Rescue Party, which was banned in ...

13 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha's lawyers seek to clarify bail restrictions - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha's lawyers seek to clarify bail restrictions  The Phnom Penh Post

Lawyers for bailed opposition leader Kem Sokha said on Tuesday that they will seek clarification as to the conditions applied to his release – which they have ...

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: opposition leader Kem Sokha released from prison - The Guardian

Cambodia: opposition leader Kem Sokha released from prison  The Guardian

Leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party was accused of treason after government crackdown on critics.

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha: Jailed for standing up to Cambodia's strongman - BBC News

Kem Sokha: Jailed for standing up to Cambodia's strongman  BBC News

Kem Sokha could have led the opposition to victory in Cambodia but a year after his arrest, remains in jail.

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

'Hun Sen Cannot Ignore the Power of International Pressure': Interview - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

'Hun Sen Cannot Ignore the Power of International Pressure': Interview  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Speaking in a Sept. 4 interview in the RFA studio with Vuthy Huot of RFA's Khmer *Service*, the former chief of Cambodia's now-dissolved Cambodia National ...

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy: Gov't should sue US, Germany over Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Gov't should sue US, Germany over Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

Weighing in again on the detention of former opposition colleague Kem Sokha, Sam Rainsy suggested over the weekend that US President Donald Trump and ...

3 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Court to probe Vorn Pov's Kem Sokha relationship - Khmer Times

Court to probe Vorn Pov's Kem Sokha relationship  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court has summoned labour rights defender Vorn Pov to appear in court next week for questioning regarding his relationship with former ...

3 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia PM Hun Sen Vows to Keep Opposition Chief Kem Sokha Jailed, Despite Recent Leniency - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia PM Hun Sen Vows to Keep Opposition Chief Kem Sokha Jailed, Despite Recent Leniency  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

He dismisses rumors that the head of the now-dissolved CNRP could be freed after a hearing this week.

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: 14 opposition activists released in 'humanitarian' gesture by authoritarian government - The Independent

Cambodia: 14 opposition activists released in 'humanitarian' gesture by authoritarian government  The Independent

With one eye on its international reputation after a deeply flawed general election, Cambodia's government has released 14 opposition activists in what it says is ...

28 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Detention hearing set by court for Kem Sokha - Khmer Times

Detention hearing set by court for Kem Sokha  Khmer Times

A hearing on former opposition president Kem Sokha's continued detention on treason charges will be held on Thursday in Tboung Khmum province's Trapeang ...

27 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha denied bail despite flurry of jail releases - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha denied bail despite flurry of jail releases  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail on appeal on Wednesday (Aug 22), despite a string of high-profile figures being ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy pleads for Kem Sokha's release - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy pleads for Kem Sokha's release  Khmer Times

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has called on Prime Minister Hun Sen to help secure the release of former CNRP leader Kem Sokha who was arrested on ...

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha lawyer hopeful of bail at next hearing - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha lawyer hopeful of bail at next hearing  The Phnom Penh Post

A political analyst has claimed that former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha will get bail later this month – once the ruling ...

3 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Analysts: CPP should release Kem Sokha after election win - The Phnom Penh Post

Analysts: CPP should release Kem Sokha after election win  The Phnom Penh Post

With the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) poised to form the next elected government, analysts have said that alleged political prisoners, including the ...

1 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Exiles seek global scrutiny of Cambodia political crackdown - The Seattle Times

Exiles seek global scrutiny of Cambodia political crackdown  The Seattle Times

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist, was visiting Switzerland in September when she got a phone call from her father.

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

GDP pledges to have Kem Sokha released - The Phnom Penh Post

GDP pledges to have Kem Sokha released  The Phnom Penh Post

The Grassroots Democratic Party (GDP) held its first major rally of the campaign period in the capital on Tuesday while pushing a platform that included a ...

11 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Three parties promise to free Sokha, other 'prisoners of conscience' - The Phnom Penh Post

Three parties promise to free Sokha, other 'prisoners of conscience'  The Phnom Penh Post

The campaign season is now underway in the Kingdom and at least three political parties have included in their platform promises to release the “political ...

10 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Jailed Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Says Party Reinstatement is Precondition to Talks - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Jailed Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Says Party Reinstatement is Precondition to Talks  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia National Rescue Party supporters hold placards that read 'Free Kem Sokha' during a protest outside the court of appeal in Phnom Penh, Sept.

9 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Ex-opposition leader Kem Sokha wins South Korean human rights award - The Phnom Penh Post

Ex-opposition leader Kem Sokha wins South Korean human rights award  The Phnom Penh Post

The former president of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Kem Sokha, was awarded the Asian Human Rights Peace Prize last ...

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Jailed Opposition Chief Awarded Rights Prize in Absentia - Radio Free Asia

Cambodia’s Jailed Opposition Chief Awarded Rights Prize in Absentia  Radio Free Asia

South Korean rights group the National Council of Churches (NCC) on Friday awarded its Asian Human Rights Peace Prize to the jailed president of ...

22 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha again denied bail - Khmer Times

Kem Sokha again denied bail  Khmer Times

The Appeal Court yesterday denied bail to former CNRP leader Kem Sokha for the second time, leaving him jailed on treason charges for allegedly conspiring ...

6 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha's bail denied - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha's bail denied  The Phnom Penh Post

The Appeal Court on Tuesday rejected a request for bail from Kem Sokha on health grounds after a closed-door session held in his absence. It lasted for about ...

6 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again in treason case - Fox News

Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again in treason case  Fox News

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – A Cambodian appeals court has denied bail to opposition leader Kem Sokha who faces a treason charge widely seen as part of the ...

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

NGO staff, former CNRP lawmakers ordered to testify in 'treason' case - The Phnom Penh Post

NGO staff, former CNRP lawmakers ordered to testify in 'treason' case  The Phnom Penh Post

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has summonsed eight people as witnesses to testify at the trial of Kem Sokha for alleged “treason”. The warrants were signed ...

28 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen shoots down UN plea for Kem Sokha's release - Khmer Times

Hun Sen shoots down UN plea for Kem Sokha's release  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday insisted that former CNRP leader Kem Sokha must remain in jail on treason charges as the UN called for his immediate ...

10 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Supreme Court to hear Kem Sokha appeal - Khmer Times

Supreme Court to hear Kem Sokha appeal  Khmer Times

The Supreme Court will today hold a hearing over the extended pre-trial detention of former CNRP leader Kem Sokha, who remains jailed on charges of treason ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Supreme Court rejects bail for detained opposition leader - Reuters

Cambodia's Supreme Court rejects bail for detained opposition leader  Reuters

Cambodia's Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea for bail by detained opposition leader Kem Sokha, following his arrest last year on charges of seeking to ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Chief Kem Sokha Again Denied Bail - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Chief Kem Sokha Again Denied Bail  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian police block a street near the Supreme Court during a hearing over the extended pre-trial detention of jailed Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Half of Kem Sokha's legal team departs - The Phnom Penh Post

Half of Kem Sokha's legal team departs  The Phnom Penh Post

Four lawyers representing imprisoned former opposition leader Kem Sokha were let go without explanation on Tuesday. The former Cambodia National Rescue ...

25 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Embattled former opposition leader sends Khmer New Year letter from prison - The Phnom Penh Post

Embattled former opposition leader sends Khmer New Year letter from prison  The Phnom Penh Post

In advance of Khmer New Year, imprisoned former opposition leader Kem Sokha published a letter Wednesday urging democratic change and national ...

12 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Requests Release From Prison For Medical Treatment - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Requests Release From Prison For Medical Treatment  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

UPDATED at 12:00 P.M. EST on 2018-4-6. Jailed opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Kem Sokha has called on court authorities to ...

5 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Court Rejects Bail for Opposition Leader Kem Sokha - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia Court Rejects Bail for Opposition Leader Kem Sokha  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Sao Nget, 92, the mother of Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha, cries as she walks with assistants outside the appeals court in Phnom Penh, which ...

27 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha's detention upheld as guards scuffle with ex-leader's supporters outside courthouse - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha's detention upheld as guards scuffle with ex-leader's supporters outside courthouse  The Phnom Penh Post

The Appeal Court rejected a challenge from jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha against the extension of his pre-trial detention on Tuesday, as the notorious ...

27 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Ex-Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha to remain in jail before trial: Appeal Court - Channel NewsAsia

Ex-Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha to remain in jail before trial: Appeal Court  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: Former Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha is to remain in jail while awaiting his trial after the Appeal Court on Tuesday (Mar 27) ...

27 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha to appear Tuesday at Appeal Court in Phnom Penh - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha to appear Tuesday at Appeal Court in Phnom Penh  The Phnom Penh Post

Jailed former opposition leader Kem Sokha will be brought to the Appeal Court on Tuesday to challenge a decision made in early March to extend his pre-trial ...

26 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha seeking approval for medical treatment overseas - Khmer Times

Kem Sokha seeking approval for medical treatment overseas  Khmer Times

Lawyers representing former opposition leader Kem Sokha, who remains jailed on treason charges, filed a request to Phnom Penh Municipal Court asking that it ...

19 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Supreme Court: No bail for Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Supreme Court: No bail for Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

Jailed former opposition leader Kem Sokha has lost his final bid for bail as he awaits trial on a charge of “treason” – an allegation widely believed to be politically ...

9 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

UN rapporteur denied prison meeting with Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

UN rapporteur denied prison meeting with Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

UN special Rapporteur Rhona Smith's request to meet with jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha in a Tbong Khmum prison was rejected by an investigating ...

9 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha's pre-trial detention extended by six months - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha's pre-trial detention extended by six months  The Phnom Penh Post

Jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha may not face trial until after the July elections, after a Phnom Penh Municipal Court decision on Monday to extend his ...

5 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Asean rights group urges release of former Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Asean rights group urges release of former Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

A group of Southeast Asian lawmakers are calling for the “immediate and unconditional release” of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha on the cusp of the ...

2 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha requests treatment in Singapore - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha requests treatment in Singapore  The Phnom Penh Post

The legal team for imprisoned opposition leader Kem Sokha filed a request yesterday for their client to be temporarily transferred to Singapore for medical ...

20 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP spokesman and former Kem Sokha colleague questioned - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP spokesman and former Kem Sokha colleague questioned  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party spokesman Chhim Phal Virun was questioned Tuesday morning as a witness in the “treason” charges brought against former ...

6 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha brought to Phnom Penh, denied bail - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha brought to Phnom Penh, denied bail  The Phnom Penh Post

Whisked into the Appeal Court under the cover of darkness, former CNRP President Kem Sokha on Thursday made his first trip from a Tbong Khmum prison to ...

1 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Court Denies Bail for Ailing Opposition Leader - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodian Court Denies Bail for Ailing Opposition Leader  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

A Cambodian court Thursday rejected a plea for bail by detained opposition leader Kem Sokha, following his arrest last year on charges of seeking to overthrow ...

1 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha expected at Appeal Court tomorrow - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha expected at Appeal Court tomorrow  The Phnom Penh Post

Jailed former opposition leader Kem Sokha will appear before the Appeal Court tomorrow morning for a bail hearing and is being transported to Phnom Penh ...

31 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Samathida: respect Kem Sokha's 'will' - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Samathida: respect Kem Sokha's 'will'  The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Samathida, daughter of imprisoned opposition leader Kem Sokha, responded last night to former CNRP head Sam Rainsy's assertions about her father's ...

22 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha, Hun Sen offer very different hopes for 2018 - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha, Hun Sen offer very different hopes for 2018  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen and former opposition leader Kem Sokha offered starkly divergent New Year's messages to the Cambodian people, with the former ...

2 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Treason charge for Cambodian opposition leader accused of US plot - BBC News

Treason charge for Cambodian opposition leader accused of US plot  BBC News

Opposition leader Kem Sokha is accused of colluding with the US to conspire against the government.

5 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia politician Kem Sokha charged with treason - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia politician Kem Sokha charged with treason  Al Jazeera English

Kem Sokha, arrested on Sunday and charged with 'colluding with foreigners', could face up to 30 years in prison.

4 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am