Cambodia News: Mu Sochua

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 ...

19 Feb 2019 | 12:11 pm

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 | 9:26 am

EU Kicks Off Process to Level Trade Sanctions on Cambodia - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

EU Kicks Off Process to Level Trade Sanctions on Cambodia  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Brussels' move comes as opposition leader Sam Rainsy warns of perils of China's growing economic presence in Cambodia.

11 Feb 2019 | 3:29 pm

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

Cambodia morning news for February 7 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for February 7  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for February 7, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

7 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

Activists Caution Cambodian Fishermen on Thai Trawlers - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Activists Caution Cambodian Fishermen on Thai Trawlers  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

More than 1 million Cambodians are reported to migrate to Thailand each year, working in factories, plantations, and in the fishing industry.

5 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

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

Senate unanimously passes the amendment to Article 45 - The Phnom Penh Post

Senate unanimously passes the amendment to Article 45  The Phnom Penh Post

The amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties was approved by the Senate on Tuesday. It will be reviewed by the Constitutional Council (CC) on ...

26 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

Former CNRP lawmaker predicts Sam Rainsy role may 'split' the party - The Phnom Penh Post

Former CNRP lawmaker predicts Sam Rainsy role may 'split' the party  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker Ou Chanrath predicted on Tuesday that Sam Rainsy's contentious new position as acting president ...

19 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

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 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

CNRP tells supporters to 'wipe tears and struggle' - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP tells supporters to 'wipe tears and struggle'  The Phnom Penh Post

At a public forum on Sunday in South Korea, former senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leaders called on their supporters to “wipe your tears, ...

26 Nov 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 - The Phnom Penh Post

One year on, CNRP fate unclear, National, Post In-depth  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

Fear, Paranoia Stalks Former Opposition Officials a Year After Party Outlawed - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Fear, Paranoia Stalks Former Opposition Officials a Year After Party Outlawed  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The CNRP was the country's largest political party and the only party to win seats in parliament in the 2013 election.

14 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

First-ever satellite event of Oslo Freedom Forum to be held in Taiwan | Politics - Focus Taiwan News Channel

First-ever satellite event of Oslo Freedom Forum to be held in Taiwan | Politics  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Nov. 2 (CNA) A satellite event of the 2018 Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF), a conference on human rights, political freedom and democracy, will be held in ...

2 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

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 | 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

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

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

Cambodian opposition leader released but put under house arrest - Reuters

Cambodian opposition leader released but put under house arrest  Reuters

Hundreds of supporters of the leader of Cambodia's main opposition party Kem Sokha gathered outside his house on Monday after he was released on bail after ...

9 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

The free-speech heroes whose souls have not been crushed - The Economist

The free-speech heroes whose souls have not been crushed  The Economist

From the 15-year-old captain of Afghanistan's female high-school robotics team to a former South Sudanese child soldier turned hip-hop artist, the desire for free ...

5 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

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 | 2:00 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 | 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 Opposition: Democracy Replaced by 'Dictatorship' - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Opposition: Democracy Replaced by 'Dictatorship'  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Opposition calls on international community to reject results of Sunday's election, which ended with a victory of the ruling party.

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

Over the past ten months, Ky Wandara's life has, by his own account, been hell. As the former treasurer of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hidden opposition networks bide time waiting to end 'nightmare' in Cambodia - Channel NewsAsia

Hidden opposition networks bide time waiting to end 'nightmare' in Cambodia  Channel NewsAsia

A supporter brandishing the CNRP logo in 2017. The party has since been systematically dismantled inside Cambodia. (Photo: Jack Board). New *Content* Item.

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

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

Cambodia's Ersatz Election - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Ersatz Election  The Diplomat

PHNOM PENH – In the weeks building up to Cambodia's last general election in 2013, Phnom Penh was alive with anticipation ahead of what was expected to ...

1 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 - The Phnom Penh Post

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

CPP sees voter turnout higher than 80 percent - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP sees voter turnout higher than 80 percent  The Phnom Penh Post

A Cambodian People's Party (CPP) official said the process for the upcoming elections is going “smoothly” and predicted that those who had registered to cast ...

20 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 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

Why Cambodia is making fantastical allegations against Ted Cruz of inciting revolution - Dallas News

Why Cambodia is making fantastical allegations against Ted Cruz of inciting revolution  Dallas News

With China on the rise and the world trending towards authoritarianism, it perhaps comes as no surprise that the façade of democracy in Cambodia is crumbling.

2 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen takes swipe at regional parliamentarians, calling them 'gangsters' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen takes swipe at regional parliamentarians, calling them 'gangsters'  The Phnom Penh Post

In a speech marking the anniversary of Cambodia's accession to Asean on Monday, Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at the often critical Asean ...

30 Apr 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

Cambodia registering parties for July vote after main opposition dissolved - Reuters

Cambodia registering parties for July vote after main opposition dissolved  Reuters

Cambodia began registering political parties on Monday for a July general election likely to extend the 33-year-old rule of Prime Minister Hun Sen after the ...

29 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

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

CNRM members summonsed in case that alleges plot against government  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

CPP spokesman tells 'critics' to form party - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP spokesman tells 'critics' to form party  The Phnom Penh Post

Ruling party spokesman Sok Eysan urged government “critics” attending a conference in Australia this week to form their own political party and compete in the ...

3 Apr 2018 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Japan pushes CNRP dialogue - The Phnom Penh Post

Japan pushes CNRP dialogue  The Phnom Penh Post

An adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suggested initiating negotiations between the government and the now-dissolved opposition in a meeting ...

26 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

Court reviewing lawsuit against CNRM 'rebels' - Khmer Times

Court reviewing lawsuit against CNRM 'rebels'  Khmer Times

Court is reviewing a lawsuit against former opposition leader Rainsy and four others.

19 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Political Opposition Movement Calls For Boycott of Firms Owned by PM's Family - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Political Opposition Movement Calls For Boycott of Firms Owned by PM's Family  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The Cambodian National Rescue Movement asks people not to purchase bottled water from a company run by one of Hun Sen's daughters.

16 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Party Members Face Charges For Political Activities Abroad - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Party Members Face Charges For Political Activities Abroad  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

A Cambodian court is taking legal action against five top former opposition party lawmakers and officials for continuing to conduct political activities outside the ...

15 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Illegal logging: Cambodia's murderous problem - The Phnom Penh Post

Illegal logging: Cambodia's murderous problem  The Phnom Penh Post

Before becoming a forest ranger, Theun Soknay was a student at a boarding school in Mondulkiri province. He later worked as a tour guide at the Bunong Place, ...

9 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

National Police ordered to analyse banned opposition members' finances - The Phnom Penh Post

National Police ordered to analyse banned opposition members' finances  The Phnom Penh Post

A National Police action plan has set as a priority the collection of financial information on 118 senior ex-Cambodia National Rescue Party members, with an ...

9 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

Cambodian PM pulls back on threat to shut rights group founded by rival - Reuters

Cambodian PM pulls back on threat to shut rights group founded by rival  Reuters

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has pulled back from a threat to close a human rights group founded by the detained opposition leader Kem Sokha, ...

2 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 one party capable of ending his brutal and protracted rule, Cambodia's prime minister has shown himself to be nothing more than a dictator.

17 Nov 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

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

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

Mu Sochua, one of Cambodia's top opposition leaders, flees to Morocco as Hun Sen cements his grip on power.

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

CNRP unifies message on 2018 - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP unifies message on 2018  The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP chief whip Son Chhay sought to lay down a unified party line yesterday, saying the opposition would push through the current political upheaval and ...

13 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

'Red line has been crossed': Australia urged to speak up for democracy in Cambodia - ABC Local

'Red line has been crossed': Australia urged to speak up for democracy in Cambodia  ABC Local

Cambodia's opposition party says the Government has crossed a red line by arresting its leader over an alleged CIA-backed plot and is calling on Australia to ...

4 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

Newly elected must declare assets: ACU - The Phnom Penh Post

Newly elected must declare assets: ACU  The Phnom Penh Post

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has demanded that all new commune chiefs and councillors elected at the June 4 local elections submit asset declarations to the ...

13 Jul 2017 | 2:00 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 | 2:00 am

Germany offers lessons to Cambodian politicians - The Phnom Penh Post

Germany offers lessons to Cambodian politicians  The Phnom Penh Post

Berlin – modern Germany offers a model of political dialogue without confrontation that the governing and opposition parties in Cambodia may wish to heed in ...

18 May 2017 | 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

Crackdown in Cambodia - New York Times

Crackdown in Cambodia  New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — On Dec. 29, more than 100,000 Cambodians — garment workers, teachers, farmers and students from all over the country ...

8 Jan 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