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20 Sep 2018 | 2:55 pm

Cambodia's Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts 'Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership' - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts 'Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership'
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's former opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Tuesday dismissed recent comments by Minister of Interior Sar Kheng who said the release of current opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha from pre-trial detention last ...

18 Sep 2018 | 4:14 pm

Sam Rainsy misses yet another court date - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy misses yet another court date
The Phnom Penh Post
Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Sam Rainsy missed a court date again on Thursday after having done so on July 12 as well. He was due to appear at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court – following a summons served by ...

13 Sep 2018 | 8:27 pm

Sam Rainsy ignores court summons again - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy ignores court summons again
Khmer Times
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy again failed to appear at Phnom Penh Municipal Court for questioning over allegations that he insulted the King. Deputy court prosecutor Sieng Sok said today that Mr Rainsy was charged after claiming that King ...

13 Sep 2018 | 9:19 am

Rainsy promises freedom to Montagnards - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Rainsy promises freedom to Montagnards
Khmer Times
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has again said that Vietnam's Montagnards will unite with Cambodia, a claim that landed him treason charges earlier this year. In video footage in the US that surfaced on Facebook on Sunday, Mr Rainsy said: “We are ...

4 Sep 2018 | 5:19 pm

Hun Sen slams call for meeting with Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen slams call for meeting with Rainsy
The Phnom Penh Post
Prime Minister-designate Hun Sen lashed out at political analyst Meas Nee for suggesting he meet with opposition figure Sam Rainsy, who lives in France, while in Europe. Several analysts, in fact, called for the meeting, saying that political solutions ...
Hun Sen refuses to meet Sam RainsyKhmer Times

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3 Sep 2018 | 9:08 pm

Rainsy: Gov't should sue US, Germany over Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Gov't should sue US, Germany over Sokha
The Phnom Penh Post
Weighing in again on the detention of former opposition colleague Kem Sokha, Sam Rainsy suggested over the weekend that US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel should also be prosecuted for their alleged involvement in ...

2 Sep 2018 | 10:00 pm

'Why run?' Rainsy asked after treason charge call - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

'Why run?' Rainsy asked after treason charge call
The Phnom Penh Post
Rainsy took to Facebook on Thursday and said: “I, Sam Rainsy, co-founder and former president of the CNRP, officially ask to be accused of the same 'treason' charges jointly with Kem Sokha, and to face prosecution along with my former colleague and ...

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30 Aug 2018 | 8:04 pm

Sovannara at odds with Rainsy over royal pardon - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Sovannara at odds with Rainsy over royal pardon
The Phnom Penh Post
Just hours after his release from prison, former senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) official Meach Sovannara was at odds with his former president, Sam Rainsy, over the reasons for his release following a royal pardon. Sovannara, who was ...
Cambodian court details Australian filmmaker's contact with outlawed opposition partyABC News
'Perhaps I am a political prisoner': Australian James Ricketson grilled over Turnbull letterThe Sydney Morning Herald
Cambodia trial focuses on Ricketson emailsNEWS.com.au

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28 Aug 2018 | 8:31 pm

PM, Rainsy clash over release of prisoners - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

PM, Rainsy clash over release of prisoners
The Phnom Penh Post
Despite prime minister-designate Hun Sen's insistence that the pardoning and release on Saturday of incarcerated former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leaders were not motivated by pressure from abroad, former opposition leader Sam Rainsy ...

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26 Aug 2018 | 8:46 pm

Former CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Slams Cambodia's PM Hun Sen For Holding Political Detainees 'Hostage' - Radio Free Asia


Khmer Times

Former CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Slams Cambodia's PM Hun Sen For Holding Political Detainees 'Hostage'
Radio Free Asia
23, Hun Sen said he is mulling a mass release of political detainees that is likely to include a dozen members of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP)—Sam Rainsy's former party, but that it was contingent upon the opposition putting an end to ...
Hun Sen to seek pardons for jailed former opposition CNRP membersKhmer Times

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24 Aug 2018 | 4:13 pm

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