Cambodia News: Mu Sochua

Rainsy: Don't take warrants seriously - The Cambodia Daily

Rainsy: Don't take warrants seriously  The Cambodia Daily

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 | 8:43 pm

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 | 2:00 am

Former CNRP members call for national reconciliation - Khmer Times

Former CNRP members call for national reconciliation  Khmer Times

Five former CNRP politicians who recently had their ban on politics lifted yesterday defended their choice in seeking clemency, noting that it was necessary for ...

26 Mar 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Court Issues Arrest Warrants For Top Opposition Leaders - The Organization for World Peace

Cambodian Court Issues Arrest Warrants For Top Opposition Leaders  The Organization for World Peace

A Cambodian court has issued arrest warrants for top political opposition leaders living abroad as they prepare to return to the country. Included are warrants for ...

23 Mar 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Bernard Krisher, Free Press Champion in Cambodia, Dies at 87 - The New York Times

Bernard Krisher, Free Press Champion in Cambodia, Dies at 87  The New York Times

Bernard Krisher, an idealistic, driven journalist who founded Cambodia's first English-language daily newspaper and, as a philanthropist, established a hospital, ...

20 Mar 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Ex-CNRP officials charged with incitement - Khmer Times

Ex-CNRP officials charged with incitement  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court last week issued multiple arrest warrants against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy and seven other people charged with ...

18 Mar 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodia issues warrants for exiled opposition party leaders - UPI News

Cambodia issues warrants for exiled opposition party leaders  UPI News

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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: No Release for Opposition Leader Kem Sokha - VOA News

Cambodia: No Release for Opposition Leader Kem Sokha  VOA News

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 | 2:00 am

PM: Act fast or miss out on political rehabilitation - The Phnom Penh Post

PM: Act fast or miss out on political rehabilitation  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday urged the remaining 114 outlawed Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials to act quickly, as the opportunity for ...

5 Mar 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Who gave Yingluck a Cambodian passport? - South China Morning Post

Who gave Yingluck a Cambodian passport?  South China Morning Post

Officials insist Thailand's former leader Yingluck Shinawatra hasn't been given a Cambodian passport. So how she used one to register a company in Hong ...

26 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

CNRP 'preparing budget for the return of Rainsy' - The Cambodia Daily

CNRP 'preparing budget for the return of Rainsy'  The Cambodia Daily

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

23 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

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

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

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday threatened to retaliate against the opposition if the European Union withdraws ...

13 Jan 2019 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

One year on, CNRP fate unclear, National, Post In-depth, Politics - The Phnom Penh Post

One year on, CNRP fate unclear, National, Post In-depth, Politics  The Phnom Penh Post

A year after the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the fate of the former main opposition party remains unclear. While its senior ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Blockchain Verification and Decentralized Subversion in Cambodia - Bitcoin Magazine

Blockchain Verification and Decentralized Subversion in Cambodia  Bitcoin Magazine

Season 2 of Distributed Dialogues has begun, and a general theme will be the connection of major, real-world problems to possible solutions using blockchain ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodia to Lose Preferential Trade Status With EU Amid Worsening Rights Record - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia to Lose Preferential Trade Status With EU Amid Worsening Rights Record  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The European Union on Friday informed Cambodia that it will lose preferential trade status unless it makes “clear and demonstrable improvements” to its rights ...

5 Oct 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Rainsy lambasted by Prince Thomico - Khmer Times

Rainsy lambasted by Prince Thomico  Khmer Times

A former senior CNRP official has slammed his former leader Sam Rainsy over an attempt to overtake the scattered opposition. Prince Sisowath Thomico, a ...

24 Sep 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Jailed Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Freed on Bail - TIME

Cambodia: Jailed Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Freed on Bail  TIME

Cambodia's opposition leader has been released on bail after spending a year behind bars on charges broadly viewed as politically motivated.

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Supreme Court denies bail to political opposition leader - Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodian Supreme Court denies bail to political opposition leader  Southeast Asia Globe

Nearly 12 months into his detention, former CNRP political opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail by the country's highest court for a fourth time.

23 Aug 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission - Reuters

Cambodia's ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission  Reuters

Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won all 125 parliamentary seats in a national election in July, electoral authorities said on Wednesday as ...

15 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's youth still has Facebook - a powerful protest tool, says opposition VP Mu Sochua - Borderless News Online

Cambodia's youth still has Facebook - a powerful protest tool, says opposition VP Mu Sochua  Borderless News Online

After a sham election and a ban on free media, Cambodia's new generation of tech-savvy youth still has social media — a powerful protest tool, opposition party ...

8 Aug 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

The son rises in Cambodia after Hun Sen’s rigged election - This Week In Asia

The son rises in Cambodia after Hun Sen’s rigged election  This Week In Asia

Cambodian strongman Hun Sen's supposed sweeping victory in the last weekend's heavily rigged general election is set to cement the role of the country's ...

4 Aug 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Elections: Some Initial Thoughts - Council on Foreign Relations

Cambodia's Elections: Some Initial Thoughts  Council on Foreign Relations

In Cambodia's elections this past weekend, Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) reportedly won all 125 of the seats contested in elections that w…

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Opposition says Cambodian election was death of democracy - PBS NewsHour

Opposition says Cambodian election was death of democracy  PBS NewsHour

The ruling party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen congratulated itself Monday on its election victory, while the opposition party unable to contest the polls ...

30 Jul 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

The Japan-China rivalry is playing out in Cambodia's election - CNBC

The Japan-China rivalry is playing out in Cambodia's election  CNBC

Cambodia's general election on July 29 has become a proxy theater for competition between China and Japan as the two vie for influence in the Southeast ...

19 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

China tips scales away from the US in push for Cambodian influence - South China Morning Post

China tips scales away from the US in push for Cambodian influence  South China Morning Post

Nowhere else in Southeast Asia is China and the West's battle for political and economic influence more evident than in Cambodia, where strongman leader ...

11 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Adrift | A Life Spent Striving for National Unity - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | A Life Spent Striving for National Unity  Voice of America

Son Chhay has been a fixture in Cambodian politics since 1993. A member of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), he opted ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Doves and dancers as Cambodia starts election campaign, despite fairness concerns - Reuters

Doves and dancers as Cambodia starts election campaign, despite fairness concerns  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Doves flew into the sky and traditional dancers performed at huge rallies in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on Saturday, as ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Garment workers pressured to vote in looming Cambodia elections - Nikkei Asian Review

Garment workers pressured to vote in looming Cambodia elections  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- With Cambodia's national elections fast approaching, garment workers who had largely backed the opposition in the last poll say they are.

5 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRP protests Japan in Seoul - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP protests Japan in Seoul  The Phnom Penh Post

Former leaders of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) protested in Seoul, South Korea, on Sunday, demanding the reinstatement of its ...

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

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

Ex-opposition leader Kem Sokha wins South Korean human rights award, National  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

Cambodia Today, and Yesterday - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia Today, and Yesterday  The Cambodia Daily

In my latest Q&A, I talk with two women from Cambodia. They are lovely and gracious — also steely and brave. Their names are Mu Sochua and Monovithya ...

13 Jun 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodia registers parties ahead of July vote after main opposition party dissolved - The Straits Times

Cambodia registers parties ahead of July vote after main opposition party dissolved  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - Cambodia began registering political parties on Monday (April 30) for a July general election which long-serving Prime Minister ...

30 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Opposition appeals to Japan, Indonesia for political support - The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition appeals to Japan, Indonesia for political support  The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Mu Sochua paid visits to Japan and Indonesia last week, appealing for help from the regional powers amidst an ...

18 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Opposition Says Cambodia is Near Bankruptcy - engteco_asean_beyond - Tempo.co

Opposition Says Cambodia is Near Bankruptcy - engteco_asean_beyond  Tempo.co

The exiled leader of Cambodian opposition Sam Rainsy stated that the country is near bankruptcy since PM Hun Sen is in huge debt to China, ADB.

17 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's former opposition leader calls for election boycott - Reuters

Cambodia's former opposition leader calls for election boycott  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's former opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, called on Sunday for Cambodians to boycott a general election set for July 29 if ...

8 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRM members summonsed in case that alleges plot against government, National, Politics - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRM members summonsed in case that alleges plot against government, National, Politics  The Phnom Penh Post

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has summonsed several prominent members of the Cambodia National Rescue Movement to appear in a case that alleges a ...

4 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

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

From Canada, former opposition leader urges delay of Cambodia's national election , National  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 | 2:00 am

'Democracy is dead in Cambodia': deputy opposition leader speaks out - The Sydney Morning Herald

'Democracy is dead in Cambodia': deputy opposition leader speaks out  The Sydney Morning Herald

Jakarta: For Mu Sochua, life in exile is a series of airports and interviews. This week, she is in New Zealand. Next week, Canada, where she will again be ...

21 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian community rallies in Sydney against Hun Sen's ASEAN visit despite threat of beating - ABC News

Cambodian community rallies in Sydney against Hun Sen's ASEAN visit despite threat of beating  ABC News

Cambodian Australians of all ages put fear aside and gather in Sydney to protest against human rights abuses in their homeland, despite their leader's threat to ...

16 Mar 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

US cuts Cambodia aid over democracy concerns - BBC News

US cuts Cambodia aid over democracy concerns  BBC News

The United States has announced it is suspending some assistance programmes to Cambodia over its concerns with "setbacks to democracy" in the country.

27 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Opposition Lawmaker Calls on PM’s Son to Explain Sexual Assault Claims - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Former Opposition Lawmaker Calls on PM’s Son to Explain Sexual Assault Claims  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

When contacted by VOA, Many declined to comment on the leak, instead calling for a face-to-face interview, which must be applied for in writing.

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Exiled Cambodian opposition members set up new movement - Reuters

Exiled Cambodian opposition members set up new movement  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Foreign-based members of Cambodia's dissolved opposition party have launched a movement to demand the release of its detained ...

14 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Interview: 'Democracy is Now Dead. We Are Finding Ways to Make it Alive Again' - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Interview: 'Democracy is Now Dead. We Are Finding Ways to Make it Alive Again'  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Exiled opposition vice president Mu Sochua urges Cambodians to stay engaged in politics and calls on the international community to help restore democracy.

10 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Sochua calls for action in Australia - The Phnom Penh Post

Sochua calls for action in Australia  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Deputy Cambodia National Rescue Party President Mu Sochua met with Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop yesterday, calling for targeted ...

6 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen: Cambodia's prime minister prays for good fortune - BBC News

Hun Sen: Cambodia's prime minister prays for good fortune  BBC News

Hun Sen staged a ceremony at Angkor Wat in a bid to reinforce his legitimacy, says the BBC's Jonathan Head.

4 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

The demise of the opposition sounds the death knell for democracy in Cambodia - The Guardian

The demise of the opposition sounds the death knell for democracy in Cambodia  The Guardian

In crushing the party of which I was vice-president, Cambodia's prime minister has revealed himself as a brutal dictator intent on prolonging his oppressive rule.

17 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Desperate to retain power, a 'paranoid' Asian strongman shows his true colors - La Croix International

Desperate to retain power, a 'paranoid' Asian strongman shows his true colors  La Croix International

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia, pictured during the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on June 6, 2010. / Wikimedia ...

31 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Boris Johnson to face calls to tackle Cambodia over human rights crisis - The Telegraph

Boris Johnson to face calls to tackle Cambodia over human rights crisis  The Telegraph

Boris Johnson is to face calls to slap targeted sanctions on the Southeast Asian nation amid its worst human rights crisis in two years. Mu Sochua, 63, deputy ...

29 Oct 2017 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Welcome to Asia’s newest one-party state - South China Morning Post

Welcome to Asia’s newest one-party state  South China Morning Post

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, Mu Sochua, one of three vice presidents of Cambodia's besieged opposition party, returned to her apartment in a central ...

8 Oct 2017 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means - The New York Times

What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means  The New York Times

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

14 Sep 2017 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

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

CNRP Deputy President Mu Sochua 'intimidated' in Pailin, Politics  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 | 2:00 am

Cambodia at a Point of No Return - The New York Times

Cambodia at a Point of No Return  The 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 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Cambodian opposition power figure Mu Sochua relishes election fight - The Guardian

Cambodian opposition power figure Mu Sochua relishes election fight  The Guardian

Outspoken female MP takes battle to Hun Sen's ruling party as Cambodia goes to the polls.

26 Jul 2013 | 2:00 am

Crusader Rowing Upstream in Cambodia - New York Times

Crusader Rowing Upstream in Cambodia  New York Times

Mu Sochua, the most prominent woman in Cambodia's opposition, is part of a new generation of women in Asian politics.

21 Feb 2010 | 2:00 am