Cambodia News: Mu Sochua

Cambodia Opposition to Pay Would-Be Armed Forces Defectors Ahead of Sam Rainsy Return - Radio Free Asia

Cambodia Opposition to Pay Would-Be Armed Forces Defectors Ahead of Sam Rainsy Return  Radio Free Asia

Cambodia's banned opposition party has earmarked a budget to support members of the armed forces who defect from Prime Minister Hun Sen's regime and ...

16 Sep 2019 | 5:12 pm

Cambodians march for democracy - Lowell Sun

Cambodians march for democracy  Lowell Sun

A few hundred Cambodians marched to Lowell City Hall to support the Cambodia National Rescue Party, and the party's plan to return democracy to the country.

16 Sep 2019 | 7:07 am

Kingdom requests Asean's help to nab Rainsy - Khmer Times

Kingdom requests Asean's help to nab Rainsy  Khmer Times

PM says the gov't will request all Asean member countries to arrest Sam Rainsy.

12 Sep 2019 | 2:22 pm

Prepared Testimony to House Foreign Affairs Committee Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission - Human Rights Watch

Prepared Testimony to House Foreign Affairs Committee Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission  Human Rights Watch

The Lantos Commission is right to focus on the human rights situation in Cambodia. For decades, Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) has ...

11 Sep 2019 | 3:00 pm

UN Human Rights Council Should Address Human Rights Crisis in Cambodia at its 42nd Session - Human Rights Watch

UN Human Rights Council Should Address Human Rights Crisis in Cambodia at its 42nd Session  Human Rights Watch

The undersigned civil society organizations, representing groups working within and outside Cambodia to advance human rights, rule of law, and democracy, ...

30 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

'CNRP support will not be tolerated' - The Phnom Penh Post

'CNRP support will not be tolerated'  The Phnom Penh Post

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Thursday said action will be taken against any gathering in support of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National ...

29 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

China’s Playbook in Hong Kong Is Also Working in the Asia-Pacific - The Atlantic

China’s Playbook in Hong Kong Is Also Working in the Asia-Pacific  The Atlantic

Beijing has co-opted politicians, guided media narratives, and used investment to influence politics from Cambodia to Australia.

26 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia detains another opposition member amid crackdown - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia detains another opposition member amid crackdown  Al Jazeera English

Rights group calls for dropping of charges and release of Nuth Pich, a member of the dissolved opposition party.

22 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

EBA, Rainsy on table at CPP meeting - Khmer Times

EBA, Rainsy on table at CPP meeting  Khmer Times

The CPP Central Committee is set to hold an urgent meeting tomorrow on the issue of a possible Everything-but-arms withdrawal.

21 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy sets November 9 return - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy sets November 9 return  Khmer Times

A group of former CNRP members on Friday announced that former leader Sam Rainsy and supporters will return to the Kingdom on November 9. Following the ...

19 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia-European Union trade deal is on the chopping block - Aljazeera.com

Cambodia-European Union trade deal is on the chopping block  Aljazeera.com

Accusations of human rights abuse by the Cambodian government may force the end of a preferential trade agreement.

15 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

CNRP supporters rally in the streets of Tokyo - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP supporters rally in the streets of Tokyo  The Phnom Penh Post

Supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Monday rallied on the streets of Tokyo, demanding Prime Minister Hun ...

12 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy arrest warrant meeting held - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy arrest warrant meeting held  The Phnom Penh Post

National Police chief Neth Savoeun and the Commander of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) Vong Pisen led a meeting on Thursday to prepare ...

8 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Siphan: Government has no interest in what 'rebel group' CNRP has to say - The Phnom Penh Post

Siphan: Government has no interest in what 'rebel group' CNRP has to say  The Phnom Penh Post

The government has “no interest” in what a “rebel group” had to say after it was urged to reopen the democratic space to retain Cambodia's access to the EU's ...

8 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

The Dark Year Since Cambodia's 2018 Election - The Diplomat

The Dark Year Since Cambodia's 2018 Election  The Diplomat

The year since the controversial poll brought growing repression at home and further isolation abroad.

29 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

'Seven' Wants Its Audience To Get Angry - KUT

'Seven' Wants Its Audience To Get Angry  KUT

I want people to leave this show like really mad,” says Last Act Theater Company artistic director Rachel Steed. “Mad that this is the current state of.

29 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Government: MEP blacklist 'fake news' - The Phnom Penh Post

Government: MEP blacklist 'fake news'  The Phnom Penh Post

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation spokesperson Ket Sophann has dismissed a media report claiming Cambodia has placed six Members ...

19 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Battambang police to arrest Rainsy should he return - The Phnom Penh Post

Battambang police to arrest Rainsy should he return  The Phnom Penh Post

Battambang provincial police chief Uch Sokhon said Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

12 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Does Cambodia's Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan? - The Diplomat

Does Cambodia's Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?  The Diplomat

The comeback strategy in the works amounts to a bold leap into the unknown, and it is unclear if it will pay off.

3 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

CNRP deputy claims MEPs to accompany Rainsy's return - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP deputy claims MEPs to accompany Rainsy's return  The Phnom Penh Post

Mu Sochua, the deputy president of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), has claimed that at least six Members of the European Parliament ...

28 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Chanrith rejects fake return 'smear' - The Phnom Penh Post

Chanrith rejects fake return 'smear'  The Phnom Penh Post

Ou Chanrith, a former lawmaker for the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), has rejected the “smear” that the announced return of party co-founder ...

19 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

CNRP: Rainsy to return in months - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP: Rainsy to return in months  The Phnom Penh Post

Mu Sochua, the vice-president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), said on Saturday that “acting president” Sam Rainsy ...

17 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Banned Opposition Party Sets September For Sam Rainsy Return to Cambodia - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Banned Opposition Party Sets September For Sam Rainsy Return to Cambodia  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's exiled acting opposition chief Sam Rainsy has agreed to return to the country in September, following a decision by fellow party executives to go ...

11 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian opposition uses mass noodle-eating sessions to boost support in wake of political ban - ABC News

Cambodian opposition uses mass noodle-eating sessions to boost support in wake of political ban  ABC News

Hundreds of Cambodians are gathering to eat noodles in a show of defiance following a crackdown on opposition activists — but the Government is threatening ...

9 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia’s Opposition Backs Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community Stance on Vietnam - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Opposition Backs Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community Stance on Vietnam  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Tuesday vowed to back Khmer Kampuchea Krom in their quest for self-determination in ...

4 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's outlawed opposition seeks support via noodle gatherings - The Straits Times

Cambodia's outlawed opposition seeks support via noodle gatherings  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (DPA) - Cambodia's outlawed opposition party is aiming to reinvigorate grassroots support by having local party members continue to meet over ...

3 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian Government Denies Allegations of Political Intimidation - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Cambodian Government Denies Allegations of Political Intimidation  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Cambodian political observers say intimidation has been a widely used tool in the government for decades but that recently, there has been a shift in the practice ...

28 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's opposition faces renewed crackdown amid China shift - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's opposition faces renewed crackdown amid China shift  Al Jazeera English

With senior leaders jailed or exiled, local and regional supporters of opposition report attacks and harassment.

19 May 2019 | 3:00 am

UN human rights expert pushes Cambodia on repression as civil society struggles - ASEAN TODAY

UN human rights expert pushes Cambodia on repression as civil society struggles  ASEAN TODAY

A UN special rapporteur is urging the Cambodian government to improve its plans for inclusive development, protect freedoms of assembly and expression, and ...

10 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Five Questions on Human Rights in Cambodia: Mu Sochua - Council on Foreign Relations

Five Questions on Human Rights in Cambodia: Mu Sochua  Council on Foreign Relations

Mu Sochua is the deputy leader of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), and one of Cambodia's most prominent women in politics. This past week, a ...

9 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia: Opposition Harassed in the Courts - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Opposition Harassed in the Courts  Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Cambodian authorities should immediately cease harassing former opposition party members in the courts, Human Rights Watch said today.

7 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodians who fled to Seattle ‘shocked’ as details emerge of state senator’s $500K deal with regime - The Seattle Times

Cambodians who fled to Seattle ‘shocked’ as details emerge of state senator’s $500K deal with regime  The Seattle Times

Ericksen has defended the contract as a legitimate second job for a part-time state legislator. He said he won't engage in lobbying and will focus on improving ...

6 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Chanrath: Smearing mindset resembles Khmer Rouge era - The Phnom Penh Post

Chanrath: Smearing mindset resembles Khmer Rouge era  The Phnom Penh Post

Ou Chanrath has said that the hostile welcome granted him by his fellow Cambodians recently in South Korea showed that the hearts of supposedly democratic ...

25 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Thousands attend CNRP-organised pro-democracy vigil in South Korea - The Phnom Penh Post

Thousands attend CNRP-organised pro-democracy vigil in South Korea  The Phnom Penh Post

Thousands of supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Saturday gathered in the South Korean city of Gwangju ...

22 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia’s Government Defends Decision to Hire US Lawmaker to Lobby Congress - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Government Defends Decision to Hire US Lawmaker to Lobby Congress  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's government on Tuesday defended its decision to hire a U.S. state lawmaker to lobby on behalf of its interests in Congress, amid a low point in ...

9 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy: Don't take warrants seriously - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Don't take warrants seriously  The Phnom Penh Post

The co-founder of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Sam Rainsy, has called on countries “that respect democratic ...

9 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian court issues arrest warrants for opposition leaders despite the threat of sanctions - ASEAN TODAY

Cambodian court issues arrest warrants for opposition leaders despite the threat of sanctions  ASEAN TODAY

New arrest warrants for Cambodian opposition leaders show Hun Sen's commitment to political repression despite the threat of sanctions. The best chance at ...

25 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Warrants Issued for 8 Former Cambodian Opposition Leaders Charged With Treason - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Warrants Issued for 8 Former Cambodian Opposition Leaders Charged With Treason  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

The warrants were issued shortly after Sam Rainsy made a public statement pledging to return to Cambodia despite the threat of arrest.

21 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

CNRP arrest warrants condemned - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP arrest warrants condemned  The Phnom Penh Post

NGO the Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) on Monday released a statement condemning the arrest warrants filed last week by the Phnom ...

20 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip - The New York Times

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip  The New York Times

BANGKOK — A Cambodian court has issued arrest warrants for eight opposition leaders who fled abroad for safety but say they are now trying to return.

19 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Arrest warrants issued for eight senior CNRP officials - The Phnom Penh Post

Arrest warrants issued for eight senior CNRP officials  The Phnom Penh Post

Phnom Penh Municipal Court has issued arrest warrants for eight high-ranking members of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

18 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia issues warrants for exiled opposition party leaders - UPI News

Cambodia issues warrants for exiled opposition party leaders  UPI News

March 18 (UPI) -- A Cambodia court Monday issued warrants for the exiled leaders of the country's top opposition group after they started making plans to return.

18 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian court issues arrest warrants for top opposition leaders - Al Jazeera English

Cambodian court issues arrest warrants for top opposition leaders  Al Jazeera English

Exiled politicians accused of incitement to commit felony and plotting treason after announcing plans to return.

17 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

International Women's Day: Pushing for Parity in Power - Council on Foreign Relations

International Women's Day: Pushing for Parity in Power  Council on Foreign Relations

International Women's Day affords an opportunity to reflect on the victories and ongoing struggles faced by women around the world. This year, there is much to ...

7 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia: No Release for Opposition Leader Kem Sokha - Voice of America

Cambodia: No Release for Opposition Leader Kem Sokha  Voice of America

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has spent more than 18 month in detention as of Sunday, with other opposition leaders decrying his case as politically ...

5 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Gov’t Issues Guidelines to Restore Former Opposition Politicians’ Rights - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Gov’t Issues Guidelines to Restore Former Opposition Politicians’ Rights  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

More than 100 former Cambodia National Rescue Party officials were banned from politics for five years in a Supreme Court decision in November 2017.

27 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Former Opposition Leader Warns of ‘Massacre’ Over Leaked Order to ‘Destroy’ CNRP - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Former Opposition Leader Warns of ‘Massacre’ Over Leaked Order to ‘Destroy’ CNRP  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Hun Sen and other senior CPP officials have made threats prior to the July 2018 election that the opposition would be “destroyed” or “killed” if sanctions were ...

20 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia? - The Diplomat

Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia?  The Diplomat

Last November, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen agreed to a wager with the exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy. Broadly speaking, the understanding was ...

15 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia Orders Arrest of Exiled Former Opposition Leader Upon Return - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Orders Arrest of Exiled Former Opposition Leader Upon Return  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Immigration officials have been ordered to arrest Sam Rainsy, the former leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, if he follows through on pledges to ...

9 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

CNRP official pens EU letter claiming government intimidation - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP official pens EU letter claiming government intimidation  The Phnom Penh Post

The deputy president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Mu Sochua, has written to the EU about alleged threats against ...

6 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Former Opposition Urges EU to Maintain Pressure on Cambodia Over Rights - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Former Opposition Urges EU to Maintain Pressure on Cambodia Over Rights  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The 22nd Asean-EU Ministerial Meeting was held in Brussels to consider issues including trade, maritime security, combating terrorism, and migration.

29 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

CNRP 'preparing budget for the return of Rainsy' - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP 'preparing budget for the return of Rainsy'  The Phnom Penh Post

The permanent committee of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) held a meeting in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the US on ...

22 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian PM warns of 'dead' opposition if EU withdraws preferences - Reuters

Cambodian PM warns of 'dead' opposition if EU withdraws preferences  Reuters

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday threatened to retaliate against the opposition if the European Union withdraws duty-free trading access over ...

13 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

PM Hun Sen Warns of Unrest in Garment Sector Over Seniority Pay Demands - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

PM Hun Sen Warns of Unrest in Garment Sector Over Seniority Pay Demands  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Hun Sen warned workers that continuing to press for the bonuses could lead to the closure of two-thirds of garment factories in the country.

11 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

What now for banned CNRP after law change signed off? - The Phnom Penh Post

What now for banned CNRP after law change signed off?  The Phnom Penh Post

WITH King Norodom Sihamoni having signed off on the amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties, 40 banned Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

9 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's exiled opposition leader vows to return home for fight - Nikkei Asian Review

Cambodia's exiled opposition leader vows to return home for fight  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's exiled opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, a longtime foe of Prime Minister Hun Sen, has vowed to return to the country next year.

28 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia’s Supreme Court Upholds Defamation Verdict Against Acting Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Supreme Court Upholds Defamation Verdict Against Acting Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling to fine the acting president of the country's now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National ...

19 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

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 | 3:00 am

Cambodia allows banned politicians to seek lifting of curbs - Reuters

Cambodia allows banned politicians to seek lifting of curbs  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's parliament on Thursday amended the law to let banned politicians petition the government for a return to politics, which ...

12 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy: We aren't interested in recovering our political rights - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy: We aren't interested in recovering our political rights  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly, which will host its plenary session on Thursday, will debate the proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties, ...

12 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat - Reuters

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat  Reuters

Cambodia's parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, ...

3 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Mu Sochua calls for 'reconciliation' to solve 'crisis' - The Phnom Penh Post

Mu Sochua calls for 'reconciliation' to solve 'crisis'  The Phnom Penh Post

Former deputy leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Mu Sochua on Monday called for “reconciliation” between Cambodian politicians to solve ...

20 Nov 2018 | 3:00 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 | 3:00 am

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy - Al Jazeera English

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy  Al Jazeera English

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

16 Nov 2018 | 3:00 am

Mu Sochua on how to fight against Cambodia's Hun Sen - Quartz

Mu Sochua on how to fight against Cambodia's Hun Sen  Quartz

When a country has a strongman for a ruler, an army at his disposal, and control of the media, how can the people fight back? You go after the one thing he does ...

11 Nov 2018 | 3:00 am

Activists from repressive countries gather in Taiwan | Politics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Activists from repressive countries gather in Taiwan | Politics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Nov. 9 (CNA) An international forum focusing on repressive countries will take place on Saturday in Taiwan, seen as a beacon of democracy and an ...

9 Nov 2018 | 3:00 am

Rohingya crisis and assault on Cambodian democracy take center stage during EU advocacy mission - World - ReliefWeb

Rohingya crisis and assault on Cambodian democracy take center stage during EU advocacy mission - World  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on World and 4 other countries about Protection and Human Rights and Refugees; published on 17 Oct 2018 by APHR.

17 Oct 2018 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy, government group set to clash at IPU Geneva meet? - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy, government group set to clash at IPU Geneva meet?  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy has been invited to speak at the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, according to a former ...

16 Oct 2018 | 3:00 am

Opposition leader Sochua denounces Cambodian Prime Minister - The Daily Princetonian

Opposition leader Sochua denounces Cambodian Prime Minister  The Daily Princetonian

Activist and politician Mu Sochua lived in exile from Cambodia for almost two decades after her parents disappeared under the Khmer Rouge regime. Ever since ...

11 Oct 2018 | 3:00 am

'Rebel' Sochua 'chased out of the European Parliament' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Rebel' Sochua 'chased out of the European Parliament'  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker Mu Sochua said on Thursday that she was “chased” out of the European Parliament in Brussels last ...

5 Oct 2018 | 3:00 am

Pushing for Political Parity: A Conversation With Mu Sochua - Council on Foreign Relations

Pushing for Political Parity: A Conversation With Mu Sochua  Council on Foreign Relations

As one of the most prominent women in Cambodian politics, Mu Sochua has championed democratic values and human rights. Yet, in 2017 Sochua was ...

13 Sep 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from jail - Financial Times

Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from jail  Financial Times

Release follows criticism of Hun Sen government after one-sided election.

9 Sep 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's parliament holds first session since July vote - Reuters

Cambodia's parliament holds first session since July vote  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's parliament on Wednesday held its first session since a July general election in which Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling ...

4 Sep 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia rights activist freed from jail after pardon - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia rights activist freed from jail after pardon  Al Jazeera English

Activists, opposition welcome royal pardon of award-winning land rights defender Tep Vanny after two years in prison.

20 Aug 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia: Hun Sen sweeps all in election result - DW (English)

Cambodia: Hun Sen sweeps all in election result  DW (English)

All 125 seats in Cambodia's parliament were won by the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to official results just published. Rights groups say the ...

15 Aug 2018 | 3:00 am

A hereditary dictatorship looms on Cambodia’s horizon - Quartz

A hereditary dictatorship looms on Cambodia’s horizon  Quartz

Cambodia held elections last month, but the outcome was never in doubt. Prime minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won with ease, ...

6 Aug 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia a ticking 'time bomb,' warns opposition VP Mu Sochua - Borderless News Online

Cambodia a ticking 'time bomb,' warns opposition VP Mu Sochua  Borderless News Online

The nation's “unfair economic growth is a time bomb. It can explode at any moment,” the VP of now banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) tells ...

2 Aug 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodian opposition party urges Australia to reject 'sham election' results and impose sanctions - ABC News

Cambodian opposition party urges Australia to reject 'sham election' results and impose sanctions  ABC News

Cambodia's opposition calls on the Australian Government to reject this week's election results and send Prime Minister Hun Sen a clear signal that he cannot ...

2 Aug 2018 | 3:00 am

Taiwan, ‘Still Fighting’ for Democracy, Gets Nod to Host Human Rights Event - The New York Times

Taiwan, ‘Still Fighting’ for Democracy, Gets Nod to Host Human Rights Event  The New York Times

For Taiwan, isolated by Chinese pressure, hosting the Oslo Freedom Forum is a kind of international validation — from dissidents, if not from governments.

1 Aug 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia election: Australia warned 'you don't drink champagne with dictators' - ABC News

Cambodia election: Australia warned 'you don't drink champagne with dictators'  ABC News

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has resisted calls to reject the Cambodian election results outright, but says Australia has "serious concerns" and has made them ...

29 Jul 2018 | 3:00 am

'Democracy has died': Cambodia's exiled politicians call for election boycott - The Guardian

'Democracy has died': Cambodia's exiled politicians call for election boycott  The Guardian

Scared and on the run, members of the opposition mount campaign against legitimacy of strongman leader Hun Sen.

25 Jul 2018 | 3:00 am

He's a Real Challenger in Cambodia's Sham Election - OZY

He's a Real Challenger in Cambodia's Sham Election  OZY

Yang Saing Koma is trying to make sense of a political situation in Cambodia that some claim is not salvageable.

24 Jul 2018 | 3:00 am

Former Opposition MP Calls for Japan Boycott of General Election - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Former Opposition MP Calls for Japan Boycott of General Election  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Speaking in Oslo, Norway, on Tuesday, Mu Sochua said the continued support for the election process offered a veneer of respectability to an otherwise corrupt ...

1 Jun 2018 | 3:00 am

Former Cambodian Leader Mu Sochua Is Still Fighting For Women's Rights - NowThis

Former Cambodian Leader Mu Sochua Is Still Fighting For Women's Rights  NowThis

Mu Sochua was a political leader in Cambodia — now she's in exile. “If I were to stay in Cambodia I would be arrested right away,” she explained. “Being in exile ...

21 May 2018 | 3:00 am

How Can Canada Respond to Cambodia's Political Dilemma? - The Diplomat

How Can Canada Respond to Cambodia's Political Dilemma?  The Diplomat

Cambodia's national general election is scheduled to occur at the end of July 2018. With a few months away, former opposition members of the Cambodia ...

2 May 2018 | 3:00 am

From Canada, former opposition leader urges delay of Cambodia's national election - The Phnom Penh Post

From Canada, former opposition leader urges delay of Cambodia's national election  The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition deputy leader Mu Sochua suggested delaying Cambodia's July 29 national elections in testimony before the Canadian parliament's ...

28 Mar 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodian government comes under fire in Australia - The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian government comes under fire in Australia  The Phnom Penh Post

The widow of slain political analyst Kem Ley on Sunday called for protesters to join her in demonstrating against Prime Minister Hun Sen when he visits Australia ...

12 Mar 2018 | 3:00 am

US puts visa restrictions on Cambodian officials amid rights crackdown, Australia urged to follow - ABC Local

US puts visa restrictions on Cambodian officials amid rights crackdown, Australia urged to follow  ABC Local

The United States has announced it will not issue visas to Cambodian officials it says are undermining democracy in the kingdom, and is calling on Prime ...

7 Dec 2017 | 3:00 am

Cambodia top court dissolves main opposition CNRP party - BBC News

Cambodia top court dissolves main opposition CNRP party  BBC News

Cambodia's Supreme Court has dissolved the country's main opposition party, leaving the government with no significant competitor ahead of elections next ...

16 Nov 2017 | 3:00 am

World must wake up to crackdown in Cambodia, says exiled opposition politician - The Guardian

World must wake up to crackdown in Cambodia, says exiled opposition politician  The Guardian

Democracy 'dipping fast into a big hole', says Mu Sochua, after prime minister Hun Sen consolidates grip on power by banning opponents and closing media.

12 Oct 2017 | 3:00 am

Cambodia, a nominal democracy, lurches toward full-blown dictatorship - Los Angeles Times

Cambodia, a nominal democracy, lurches toward full-blown dictatorship  Los Angeles Times

Under strongman Hun Sen, Cambodia has taken its first legal step toward completely dissolving its main opposition party. Essentially every opposition leader is ...

10 Oct 2017 | 3:00 am

Cambodia opposition politician Mu Sochua 'feared arrest' - BBC News

Cambodia opposition politician Mu Sochua 'feared arrest'  BBC News

Leading opposition figure Mu Sochua tells the BBC she has fled into exile for fear of being arrested for treason.

6 Oct 2017 | 3:00 am

Mu Sochua, latest Cambodian politician to flee Hu Sen's 'foreign slaves' chase - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mu Sochua, latest Cambodian politician to flee Hu Sen's 'foreign slaves' chase  The Sydney Morning Herald

Bangkok: Cambodian strongman Hun Sen has widened a crackdown on his critics, forcing half of the country's opposition politicians to flee overseas in fear of ...

4 Oct 2017 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen tightens grip on power as Cambodia pivots to China - Financial Times

Hun Sen tightens grip on power as Cambodia pivots to China  Financial Times

Mu Sochua, the deputy leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, says her country's government is waging “psychological warfare” on its opponents in an ...

17 Sep 2017 | 3:00 am

What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means - New York Times

What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means  New York Times

The Hun Sen government no longer even pretends to tolerate a political opposition.

14 Sep 2017 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen crosses red line on road to 'outright dictatorship' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodia's Hun Sen crosses red line on road to 'outright dictatorship'  The Sydney Morning Herald

Mu Sochua knows she is a target. The Cambodian opposition politician has been told she is on a list of 10 people who are next in line to be arrested. Hers is no ...

9 Sep 2017 | 3:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Party Threatened With Dissolution After Leader’s Arrest - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodian Opposition Party Threatened With Dissolution After Leader’s Arrest  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Mu Sochua, CNRP vice president, told VOA Khmer on Wednesday that Sokha would not resign from the position.

6 Sep 2017 | 3:00 am

CNRP Deputy President Mu Sochua 'intimidated' in Pailin - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP Deputy President Mu Sochua 'intimidated' in Pailin  The Phnom Penh Post

Two lawmakers exchanged heated words outside a Pailin market on Sunday, in what the Cambodia National Rescue Party claimed was an ongoing intimidation ...

30 May 2017 | 3:00 am

Cambodia at a Point of No Return - New York Times

Cambodia at a Point of No Return  New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — For days now, tens of thousands of mourners, rich and poor, from the cities and from the countryside, have been visiting Wat Chas ...

20 Jul 2016 | 3:00 am

In Cambodia, Dozens of Security Guards Are Hurt in an Opposition Crackdown - TIME

In Cambodia, Dozens of Security Guards Are Hurt in an Opposition Crackdown  TIME

Bloody clashes broke out in central Phnom Penh's Freedom Park on Tuesday morning as security guards broke up an antigovernment demonstration.

15 Jul 2014 | 3:00 am