Cambodia News: Kem Sokha

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18 Oct 2018 | 11:46 am

Kem Sokha seeks treatment overseas - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Kem Sokha seeks treatment overseas
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 conclude its investigation and grant his client permission to pursue medical treatment overseas.

17 Oct 2018 | 2:41 pm

Leaked Cambodia memo shows Hun Sen tightening grip on dissent - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Leaked Cambodia memo shows Hun Sen tightening grip on dissent
Nikkei Asian Review
The internal memo, written by Phnom Penh's police chief Lt. Gen. Sar Thet, was leaked late last month and outlined plans for more than 500 officers to "safeguard" Kem Sokha, leader of the outlawed opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.

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12 Oct 2018 | 12:06 am

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


The Phnom Penh Post

Police deploy 566 officers to 'protect' Kem Sokha
The Phnom Penh Post
Phnom Penh's police chief Lieutenant General Sar Thet wrote in an internal document obtained by The Post on Tuesday that 566 municipal policemen would be sent to ensure the safety and supervision of Kem Sokha and “to prevent opposition leaders, civil ...

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25 Sep 2018 | 8:27 pm

Taskforce guards Kem Sokha's home - Khmer Times


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 and confined to a four-block radius around his home in the capital, according to a document obtained by Khmer Times yesterday.

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24 Sep 2018 | 6:35 pm

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


The Diplomat

What's Behind the Release of Cambodia's Opposition Leader?
The Diplomat
Hun Sen himself has denied that Kem Sokha's recent release from jail was due to “international pressure,” which had been the accusation leveled against the government. He has instead stated that Kem Sokha's emplacement under house arrest was ...

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21 Sep 2018 | 8:52 am

Kem Sokha situation confounds - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha situation confounds
The Phnom Penh Post
Officials with the Phnom Penh Municipal Court and the Ministry of Justice have defended the decision to allow former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) opposition leader Kem Sokha to be transferred from Trapaing Phlong prison to his home in ...
Danger alert for Cambodian opposition headThe Australian

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20 Sep 2018 | 11:33 pm

Kem Sokha not under house arrest - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Kem Sokha not under house arrest
Khmer Times
Phnom Penh Municipal Court has issued a statement saying that former opposition leader Kem Sokha is currently under court supervision and free to contact other people except the ones banned by the court, clarifying that he is not under house arrest.

20 Sep 2018 | 4:09 pm

Hun Sen frees opposition leader Kem Sokha - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Hun Sen frees opposition leader Kem Sokha
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 was released from jail, claiming the decision was made for his ailing foe's health and safety. Mr Kem ...
Cambodia's PM Hun Sen Denies Claims Foreign Pressure Led to Bail For Opposition Chief Kem SokhaRadio Free Asia
Cambodian leader Hun Sen denies international pressure led to release of opposition leader Kem SokhaThe Japan Times
Hun Sen: Bailing of Sokha was a'humanitarian act'The Phnom Penh Post
Khmer Times -Asia Times
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19 Sep 2018 | 4:03 pm

Adhoc 5 deny charges during bribery trial - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Adhoc 5 deny charges during bribery trial
Khmer Times
Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday tried four human rights defenders and a National Election Committee official charged with bribing a witness linked to an alleged affair committed by former opposition leader Kem Sokha. Adhoc staffers Nay Vanda, Ny ...

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18 Sep 2018 | 11:28 pm

Cambodia's Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts 'Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership' - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts 'Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership'
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's former opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Tuesday dismissed recent comments by Minister of Interior Sar Kheng who said the release of current opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha from pre-trial detention last ...

18 Sep 2018 | 4:15 pm