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26 Apr 2018 | 2:11 pm

Rights Groups Call on ASEAN Members to Halt Cambodia's Backslide on Democracy - Radio Free Asia


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Rights Groups Call on ASEAN Members to Halt Cambodia's Backslide on Democracy
Radio Free Asia
Since September last year, Cambodia's Supreme Court ruled to dissolve the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) amid claims by Prime Minister Hun Sen that it sought to topple his administration, authorities arrested the CNRP's President ...
Time for ASEAN to SpeakTempo.co

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26 Apr 2018 | 12:52 pm

Rights groups call for election intervention - The Phnom Penh Post


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Rights groups call for election intervention
The Phnom Penh Post
... Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan to urge Cambodia to change course after the “severe deterioration in the state of human rights and democracy”. Last year, the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party – the nation's only viable ...

25 Apr 2018 | 6:49 pm

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


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 president has been represented by eight lawyers in total since his arrest in September on “treason ...
Four of Cambodian Opposition Chief Kem Sokha's Eight Lawyers ResignRadio Free Asia

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24 Apr 2018 | 7:02 pm

Government propaganda film rehashes unsupported claims of 'terrorism' plots - The Phnom Penh Post


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Government propaganda film rehashes unsupported claims of 'terrorism' plots
The Phnom Penh Post
Rainsy, meanwhile, has lived abroad since 2015 to avoid politically tinged charges, while CNRP co-founder Kem Sokha was arrested for treason in September. The party – the country's second-largest – was subsequently forcibly dissolved over ...

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24 Apr 2018 | 6:20 pm

Cambodia king urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights - Reuters


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Cambodia king urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights
Reuters
The CNRP was banned after Sam Rainsy's successor, Kem Sokha, was arrested and accused of plotting to overthrow the government with help from the United States, accusations rejected by Washington and Kem Sokha, who is in prison. The United States, which ...

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23 Apr 2018 | 2:23 am

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


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 reconciliation. Posted to Sokha's Facebook page, the letter encourages nonviolent change and harmony amid ...

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12 Apr 2018 | 4:42 am

Cambodian Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Requests Release From Prison For Medical Treatment - The Cambodia Daily


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Cambodian Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Requests Release From Prison For Medical Treatment
The Cambodia Daily
Jailed opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Kem Sokha has called on court authorities to release him so that he can seek medical treatment abroad and restart negotiations with Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's ...

5 Apr 2018 | 8:59 pm

Ex-Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha to remain in jail before trial: Appeal Court - The Cambodia Daily


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Ex-Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha to remain in jail before trial: Appeal Court
The Cambodia Daily
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) upheld the decision of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to extend his pre-trial detention by an additional ...

27 Mar 2018 | 7:53 pm

Appeal Court upholds Kem Sokha's detention - Khmer Times


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Appeal Court upholds Kem Sokha's detention
Khmer Times
On March 5, Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating Judge Ky Rithy and prosecutor Sieng Sok questioned Mr Sokha at Trapraing Thlong prison in Tbong Khmum province to determine whether his six-month detention should be extended. According to court ...
Kem Sokha's detention upheld as guards scuffle with ex-leader's supporters outside courthouseThe Phnom Penh Post

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27 Mar 2018 | 6:02 pm

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


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Cambodia Court Rejects Bail for Opposition Leader Kem Sokha
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's Appeals Court upheld the continued detention without bail of opposition leader Kem Sokha on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Hun Sen boasted that he personally ordered the arrest last year that has earned Phnom Penh international condemnation and ...
Newly registered Khmer United Party pledges support for CNRMThe Phnom Penh Post
KUP supports Mr Rainsy's CNRMKhmer Times

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27 Mar 2018 | 4:23 pm