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24 Nov 2017 | 10:25 am

One party to rule them all: Cambodia's supreme court rules the dissolution of opposition party - The Conversation AU


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One party to rule them all: Cambodia's supreme court rules the dissolution of opposition party
The Conversation AU
The five-year ban of large numbers of opposition politicians (with former leader Sam Rainsey still in exile, and current leader Kem Sokha under arrest for treason) means they will come back into play only months before the 2023 general elections, with ...

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24 Nov 2017 | 5:26 am

Debate stifled in Cambodia as crackdown spreads fear - Reuters


Reuters

Debate stifled in Cambodia as crackdown spreads fear
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“Sometimes people's parents tell them not to talk about politics to stay safe,” he said. The arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha for alleged treason in September and the ban on his party have eliminated the main obstacles to Hun Sen extending more ...

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24 Nov 2017 | 2:41 am

Opposition officials continue to defect - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Opposition officials continue to defect
Khmer Times
Some CNRP commune chiefs remain loyal to party leader Kem Sokha . Mr Vorng said that he participated in political activities with the opposition for more than ten years and never attacked other parties, adding that he has been criticised by former ...

23 Nov 2017 | 2:22 pm

Rainsy and Sokha 'would already be dead': PM - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy and Sokha 'would already be dead': PM
The Phnom Penh Post
A screenshot of a video from 2013, in which then-CNRP leaders Sam Rainsy (right) and Kem Sokha (left) vow to organise a new government, that drew the ire of Hun Sen in a speech this week. Photo supplied ...
Cambodia's Hun Sen will fall like Mugabe, says opponent RainsyBusiness Insider
Cambodia's Hun Sen warns his party it could still lose electionReuters
PM: CNRP crackdown like US legal standardKhmer Times
Asahi Shimbun -Chatham House
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22 Nov 2017 | 5:37 pm

Legislators decry abolition of opposition party in Cambodia - Lowell Sun


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Legislators decry abolition of opposition party in Cambodia
Lowell Sun
Leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party Kem Sokha prays during a Buddhist ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on anti-government protesters in 1997 in Phnom Penh in March 2017. The government accused the ...
Cambodia's opposition gives up posts after banReuters
Hun Sen brushes aside looming US cuts to aidKhmer Times
Cambodian court charges two journalists with espionageABS-CBN News
Foreign Policy (blog) -Radio Free Asia -Xinhua
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18 Nov 2017 | 5:43 am

Cambodia top court dissolves main opposition CNRP party - BBC News


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Cambodia top court dissolves main opposition CNRP party
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Cambodia's Supreme Court has dissolved the country's main opposition party, leaving the government with no significant competitor ahead of elections next year. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) is accused of plotting to topple the government ...
'Death of democracy' in Cambodia as court dissolves oppositionThe Guardian
Cambodia faces international rebuke after banning oppositionThe Japan Times
Cambodia's top court orders opposition party dissolvedABC News
New York Times -euronews -Financial Times
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16 Nov 2017 | 4:33 am

Kem Sokha to Be Questioned by Judge in Remote Prison - VOA Khmer


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Kem Sokha to Be Questioned by Judge in Remote Prison
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Opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Kem Sokha greets his supporters from a truck as he leads a rally during the last day of campaigning ahead of communal elections in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, June 2, 2017.
Cambodia's Hun Sen Dismisses Threats of US Sanctions, Need For International RecognitionRadio Free Asia
Sen. Cruz Responds to Cambodian GovernmentTexas Insider
Cambodia PM Hun Sen says 2018 election result does not need international recognitionReuters

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10 Nov 2017 | 10:00 am

Prey Veng villagers praise PM over Sokha arrest – and request canal - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Prey Veng villagers praise PM over Sokha arrest – and request canal
The Phnom Penh Post
About 40 villagers from Prey Veng province submitted a petition to Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday supporting his efforts to jail opposition leader Kem Sokha for purported “treason”, while at the same time sneaking in a request for a new canal ...
Calls grow for sanctions against Cambodian officialsForeign Brief
PM warns US of poll interferenceKhmer Times
As Cambodia Readies to Dissolve Opposition, CNRP Supporters Say They Will Not Vote in 2018VOA Khmer

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8 Nov 2017 | 8:31 pm

Cambodia Foreign Affairs Minister: 'Kem Sokha's arrest is purely enforcement of the law' - VOA Khmer


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Cambodia Foreign Affairs Minister: 'Kem Sokha's arrest is purely enforcement of the law'
VOA Khmer
The case of Kem Sokha's arrest is purely enforcement of the law. We can talk about that later. I just want to state that it's a serious case that could affect peace, security, public order and stability as a whole because it is related to treason and ...
Cambodia PM bets on court dissolving main opposition partyReuters
Cambodia still follows principle of "liberal multi-party democracy ...Xinhua

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7 Nov 2017 | 1:31 pm

Cambodia: Appeal to free Kem Sokha denied by top court - Aljazeera.com


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Cambodia: Appeal to free Kem Sokha denied by top court
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Cambodia's Supreme Court upheld a ruling to keep opposition leader Kem Sokha imprisoned in the run-up to his trial on treason charges. Kem Sokha - the president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) - was arrested ...
Cambodian Opposition Chief Kem Sokha Loses Appeal For ReleaseRadio Free Asia
Cambodia's top court rejects appeal to free opposition leader Kem SokhaThe Straits Times
EU MPs threaten Cambodia aid and trade over crackdownReuters
The Phnom Penh Post -TIME -Asian Correspondent
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31 Oct 2017 | 2:40 pm