Cambodia News: Mu Sochua

Rights in 'downward spiral' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rights in 'downward spiral'
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua from the Cambodia National Rescue Party said she was particularly concerned about freedom of expression. “It's vital for democracy, and it's a fundamental right,” she said. The recent amendment of the Law on Political ...

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23 Feb 2017 | 7:25 pm

Meeting 15 Imprisoned Activists, CNRP Vows to Continue Fight - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Meeting 15 Imprisoned Activists, CNRP Vows to Continue Fight
The Cambodia Daily
CNRP lawmakers Mu Sochua, Ou Chanrath and Cheam Channy visited 15 imprisoned opposition activists and officials at Phnom Penh's Prey Sar prison, including Kong Raya, who was imprisoned in 2015 over a Facebook post in which he called for a “color ...

21 Feb 2017 | 5:38 pm

Party-Busting Bill Passed in 'Final Blow' to Democracy - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Party-Busting Bill Passed in 'Final Blow' to Democracy
The Cambodia Daily
“This law is not just about us. It's unconstitutional…. It violates the rights of the people,” CNRP lawmaker Mu Sochua said afterward. “Democracy as a whole is being attacked.” Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director for Human Rights Watch, said the ...
CPP amends Party Law, opening door to dissolving oppositionThe Phnom Penh Post

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20 Feb 2017 | 5:35 pm

CNRP Set to Visit 'Color Revolution' Prisoner - The Cambodia Daily


CNRP Set to Visit 'Color Revolution' Prisoner
The Cambodia Daily
The Interior Ministry approved a request by CNRP lawmaker Mu Sochua to visit 15 prisoners, including Mr. Raya, this afternoon at 2 p.m. Prime Minister Hun Sen and his government have used the term color revolution, which generally refers to peaceful ...

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20 Feb 2017 | 5:16 pm

Vote for death draws nigh - Business Mirror


Business Mirror

Vote for death draws nigh
Business Mirror
Cambodian Member of Parliament (MP) Mu Sochua, who serves as a board member of Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) and was one of the statement's signatories, said the Philippines's current stance on capital punishment made it a ...

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17 Feb 2017 | 10:32 am

Cambodia, Malaysia legislators one with PH solons vs death penalty - Inquirer.net


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Cambodia, Malaysia legislators one with PH solons vs death penalty
Inquirer.net
Kasthuri Patto from Malaysia and Mu Sochua from Cambodia on Wednesday attended the “Legislators for Life” forum to express solidarity with Philippine opposition lawmakers in the fight against the reimposition of capital punishment. In a press ...
ASEAN parliamentarians urge Duterte: Reject death penaltyABS-CBN News
ASEAN lawmakers: PH will lose int'l credibility if death penalty returnsRappler
'Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean'The Manila Times

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15 Feb 2017 | 1:02 am

Party Law draws EU eyes - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Party Law draws EU eyes
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition MP Mu Sochua met with Edgar on Monday to discuss the current political situation, and to pressure for further EU assistance with local elections in June. “All existing barriers to a fair and equitable participation of all political parties ...
What's Next for Cambodia's Sam Rainsy?The Diplomat

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14 Feb 2017 | 6:28 pm

CPP moves on Party Law - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

CPP moves on Party Law
The Phnom Penh Post
Given the CNRP is often accused of incitement by the government, opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua yesterday called the draft “incredibly serious”. “Who is going to define incitement and national security? These laws, these amendments, we're really talking ...
Government Advances Laws to Suspend, Dissolve Political PartiesThe Cambodia Daily

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13 Feb 2017 | 6:30 pm

'Tears Fall Today for Victory Tomorrow': CNRP Looks Ahead - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

'Tears Fall Today for Victory Tomorrow': CNRP Looks Ahead
The Cambodia Daily
Sam Rainsy is no longer a member of the party he co-founded, but his image— holding hands with Kem Sokha, the country's new opposition leader—is still on CNRP signs planted across the country. And that's not going to change, said Mu Sochua, the ...
Sam Rainsy resigns from CNRPThe Phnom Penh Post

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12 Feb 2017 | 5:39 pm

Opposition Calls for Probe Into Sex Worker's Death - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Opposition Calls for Probe Into Sex Worker's Death
VOA Khmer (English)
Mu Sochua, one of the Cambodia National Rescue Party MPs who signed the letters, said the ministers would be called to answer questions before parliamentary commissions if they did not respond to the letters. “If there are flaws in law enforcement, we ...

27 Jan 2017 | 3:16 pm