Cambodia News: Rainsy

Kong Bora to work at Agriculture Ministry - Khmer Times

Kong Bora to work at Agriculture Ministry  Khmer Times

Former opposition lawmaker Kong Bora who had his political rights restored said that he will work as an Agriculture Ministry official. Mr Bora and his father Kong ...

17 Jan 2019 | 12:18 am

King 'rehabilitates' Kong Korm and son to pave way for return - The Phnom Penh Post

King 'rehabilitates' Kong Korm and son to pave way for return  The Phnom Penh Post

KING Norodom Sihamoni on Tuesday granted “rehabilitation” to Kong Korm and his son Kong Bora – the first of 118 opposition officials banned from politics for ...

16 Jan 2019 | 8:11 pm

Sam Rainsy slammed for planned CNRP meeting in US - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy slammed for planned CNRP meeting in US  Khmer Times

Kem Sokha's supporters slam Rainsy for planning to host a CNRP meeting in the US.

16 Jan 2019 | 12:08 pm

KNLF blasts Sam Rainsy over sanction calls - Khmer Times

KNLF blasts Sam Rainsy over sanction calls  Khmer Times

Sam Serey, exiled leader of the Khmer National Liberation Front, on Tuesday blasted former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for actively encouraging ...

16 Jan 2019 | 2:10 am

January 7 in Cambodia: One Date, Two Narratives - The Diplomat

January 7 in Cambodia: One Date, Two Narratives  The Diplomat

On January 7, 2019, Cambodia celebrated the 40th anniversary of its “Victory Day” over the Khmer Rouge regime, which was overthrown in 1979 by the ...

15 Jan 2019 | 10:45 am

Rainsy: Charge me with treason alongside Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Charge me with treason alongside Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday asked to be charged with treason alongside his fellow Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) co-founder Kem ...

9 Jan 2019 | 7:31 pm

Ex-CNRP officials request return to politics - The Phnom Penh Post

Ex-CNRP officials request return to politics  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday received letters from former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) adviser Kong Korm and his son Kong Bora, ...

9 Jan 2019 | 7:31 pm

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

Former CNRP adviser Kong Korm to testify in Kem Sokha court date - The Phnom Penh Post

Former CNRP adviser Kong Korm to testify in Kem Sokha court date  The Phnom Penh Post

FORMER politician Kong Korm said he is willing to appear before Phnom Penh Municipal Court to testify in relation to the treason charge facing Kem Sokha, ...

8 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Rainsy blasted over 'seven points' for banned CNRP - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy blasted over 'seven points' for banned CNRP  The Phnom Penh Post

On his official Facebook page on Thursday, former opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) “acting president” Sam Rainsy outlined seven points as ...

7 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Khmer Rouge fall still dominates Cambodian politics 40 years on - Al Jazeera English

Khmer Rouge fall still dominates Cambodian politics 40 years on  Al Jazeera English

Large celebrations set to take place in Cambodian capital to mark 40th anniversary of 'Victory Over Genocide Day'.

6 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

'Door – and prison gates – open for Rainsy's return' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Door – and prison gates – open for Rainsy's return'  The Phnom Penh Post

A Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesperson mockingly told exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday that “the door is open” for his return, ...

3 Jan 2019 | 7:13 pm

CPP hit back at Rainsy's 'rift' and 'fear' claims against party - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP hit back at Rainsy's 'rift' and 'fear' claims against party  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan on Monday hit back at claims from former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who accused Prime Minister ...

1 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Sar Kheng again rebukes Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Sar Kheng again rebukes Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday denied an accusation by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy that he told the latter not to return to Cambodia following his ...

31 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Make or break for Hun Sen's one-party state - Asia Times

Make or break for Hun Sen's one-party state  Asia Times

At first blush, 2019 should be a doddle for the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), which marks 40 uninterrupted years in power on January 7. Prime Minister Hun ...

31 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP: 'No package deal for Rainsy, CNRP - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP: 'No package deal for Rainsy, CNRP  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan on Thursday reiterated the prime minister's statement that a “package deal” for banned opposition ...

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen to 'welcome' Rainsy back 'with handcuffs, jail cell' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen to 'welcome' Rainsy back 'with handcuffs, jail cell'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday said handcuffs and a prison cell were waiting for Sam Rainsy should he step foot in the Kingdom, while one analyst said ...

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy's Facebook supporter 'questioned' - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy's Facebook supporter 'questioned'  The Phnom Penh Post

A Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) supporter in Kandal province has claimed he was questioned by police for more than four hours after posting a ...

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy thanks int'l pressure as Senate readies for law change - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy thanks int'l pressure as Senate readies for law change  The Phnom Penh Post

The Senate is due to gather on Tuesday to discuss the proposed change to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties before its likely adoption at the meeting, ...

25 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRP: Rainsy set for return to Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP: Rainsy set for return to Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

A facebook post over the weekend claimed Cambodia National Rescue Party acting president Sam Rainsy will return to Cambodia “before Khmer New Year” ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

'Bewildered' Rainsy predicts '99% of CNRP' to reject pardon chance - The Phnom Penh Post

'Bewildered' Rainsy predicts '99% of CNRP' to reject pardon chance  The Phnom Penh Post

Acting president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy was on Thursday labelled “bewildered” by a senior government official ...

21 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Activists Summoned by Police, Pressured to Defect - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Activists Summoned by Police, Pressured to Defect  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Following a recent pledge by opposition leader Rainsy to return next year to Cambodia, police in Kandal province have questioned local Cambodia National ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy 'faces isolation' when law change comes into force - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'faces isolation' when law change comes into force  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) official on Wednesday warned of opposition leader Sam Rainsy's impending “isolation” when the amendment ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Supreme Court upholds Rainsy's defamation conviction - Khmer Times

Supreme Court upholds Rainsy's defamation conviction  Khmer Times

The Supreme Court upheld two lower court verdicts to convict former opposition leader Sam Rainsy of defamation and order him to pay about $1 million to Prime ...

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy Pledges to Return to Cambodia in 2019 Amid Disagreements in Opposition Party Ranks - The Cambodia Daily

Sam Rainsy Pledges to Return to Cambodia in 2019 Amid Disagreements in Opposition Party Ranks  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian opposition politician Sam Rainsy, living in self-imposed exile since 2016, has vowed to return to Cambodia in 2019 to fight for democracy, amid ...

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Kong Korm: 'Arrogant' Sam Rainsy has 'betrayed the people's will' - The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm: 'Arrogant' Sam Rainsy has 'betrayed the people's will'  The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm, the former top adviser to the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who recently announced his return to the political ...

17 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy: Do not surrender to Hun Sen's lies - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy: Do not surrender to Hun Sen's lies  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy has called on supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) “to not surrender to Hun Sen's lies” as the prime minister “aims to split the ...

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy warns of 'betrayal' if 118 play 'Hun Sen's game' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy warns of 'betrayal' if 118 play 'Hun Sen's game'  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Tuesday warned that those in his court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who “play [Prime Minister] Hun ...

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's Opposition Begins to Crack - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack  The Diplomat

After 2018's election, Cambodia's once united opposition veers toward a split.

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored'  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a ...

11 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha faction slams Sam Rainsy nomination as 'party coup' - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha faction slams Sam Rainsy nomination as 'party coup'  The Phnom Penh Post

Pros-sokha leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), including one of his daughters, have slammed the decision of the party's international ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Court delays ruling in Sam Rainsy defamation case - The Phnom Penh Post

Court delays ruling in Sam Rainsy defamation case  The Phnom Penh Post

The Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed its ruling in the Sam Rainsy defamation case in which the newly nominated Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

6 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha's daughters slam 'liar' Sam Rainsy over 'smears' - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha's daughters slam 'liar' Sam Rainsy over 'smears'  The Phnom Penh Post

The daughters of former opposition leader Kem Sokha hit out at Sam Rainsy on Tuesday, accusing the newly nominated “acting president” of the Cambodia ...

5 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy named 'acting president' in 'Kem Sokha absence' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy named 'acting president' in 'Kem Sokha absence'  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy was nominated “acting president” of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) as the curtain fell on the two-day international conference the ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy made acting president of the dissolved CNRP - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy made acting president of the dissolved CNRP  Khmer Times

Exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has been appointed as the acting president of the dissolved CNRP pending the conclusion of the treason case ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha distances himself from 'Rainsy's' US event - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha distances himself from 'Rainsy's' US event  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha on Sunday further distanced himself from an international conference held in the US by ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy made acting president of the dissolved CNRP - Khmer Times

Rainsy made acting president of the dissolved CNRP  Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy was made acting president of the dissolved CNRP party in a conference held in the US while former opposition leader Kem Sokha opposed the ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sokha opposes CNRP conference - Khmer Times

Sokha opposes CNRP conference  Khmer Times

Former opposition leader Kem Sokha has told his lawyers that he does not support the CNRP World Conference to be held this weekend in the state of Georgia ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy - Asia Times

Sam Rainsy  Asia Times

Sam Rainsy is the leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Movement (CNRM), and co-founder and former leader of the the Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

18 Nov 2018 | 10:18 pm

Party heads slam 'immoral' bet - The Phnom Penh Post

Party heads slam 'immoral' bet  The Phnom Penh Post

Leasers of Cambodian political parties on Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition figure Sam Rainsy over a bet involving the “release” of Kem ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy 'fallen in own trap', PM says as Sokha 'bet' defended - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy 'fallen in own trap', PM says as Sokha 'bet' defended  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen has defended his decision to accept a “bet” offered by opposition figure Sam Rainsy involving the “release” of former Cambodia ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen to 'step down' if he loses Sam Rainsy bet over Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen to 'step down' if he loses Sam Rainsy bet over Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen has promised to step down as prime minister while opposition figure Sam Rainsy pledges to turn himself in as forfeits if the long-term political rivals ...

12 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

High stakes in Hun Sen/Sam Rainsy wager - Khmer Times

High stakes in Hun Sen/Sam Rainsy wager  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has responded to Sam Rainsy's dare, and accepted the wager concerning the release of Kem Sokha, who is under court supervision.

10 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen again slams Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Hun Sen again slams Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen slams former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for hampering the process of national reconciliation.

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Admits ‘He Is The Court’ by Accepting Wager: Sam Rainsy - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Admits ‘He Is The Court’ by Accepting Wager: Sam Rainsy  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha (L) sits with his mother Sao Nget while confined by the government at his residence in Phnom Penh, Sept. 11, 2018.

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

PM to Sam Rainsy: Wait until 'horse grows horns' for Kem Sokha release - The Phnom Penh Post

PM to Sam Rainsy: Wait until 'horse grows horns' for Kem Sokha release  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday slammed opposition figure Sam Rainsy's claim that the former president of his court-dissolved Cambodia National ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen, Former Opposition Leader in Row Over ‘Loyalty to Royals’ - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Hun Sen, Former Opposition Leader in Row Over ‘Loyalty to Royals’  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Prime Minister Hun Sen has renewed his long-running political row with exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy, this time insinuating the former Cambodia ...

27 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

PM says no more negotiations - The Phnom Penh Post

PM says no more negotiations  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen renewed his vow over the weekend not to negotiate with former opposition leader Sam Rainsy. Hun Sen reiterated that he would hold ...

22 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen arrives in Brussels, slams Rainsy - Khmer Times

Hun Sen arrives in Brussels, slams Rainsy  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has slammed former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for encouraging government detractors to rally against his visit to Belgium. Upon his ...

18 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Government slams Sam Rainsy invite - The Phnom Penh Post

Government slams Sam Rainsy invite  The Phnom Penh Post

Government officials on Tuesday slammed the Inter-Parliamentary Union's (IPU) apparent invitation to Cambodia National Rescue Movement (CNRM) leader ...

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

Camcontrol slams Sam Rainsy claim - The Phnom Penh Post

Camcontrol slams Sam Rainsy claim  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Commerce's Cambodia Import-Export Inspection and Fraud Repression Directorate General (Camcontrol) has slammed Sam Rainsy's recent ...

1 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy a no-show at protest, PM urges 'conscience' call - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy a no-show at protest, PM urges 'conscience' call  The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen called on Cambodians in North America who are unhappy with his leadership not to damage the Kingdom's “national interests and image” by ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy cancels rally - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy cancels rally  Khmer Times

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy cancelled leading a rally in New York against Prime Minister Hun Sen who takes part in the United Nations General ...

27 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen, Rainsy set to attract 'thousands' for New York visit - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen, Rainsy set to attract 'thousands' for New York visit  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday announced plans to meet “thousands” of supporters in the US for the first time after his landslide victory in July's national ...

26 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy misses yet another court date - 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 ...

14 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen refuses to meet Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Hun Sen refuses to meet Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday reiterated that there will be no negotiation between him and former opposition leader Sam Rainsy during his scheduled visits ...

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

'Hun Sen Cannot Ignore the Power of International Pressure': Interview - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

'Hun Sen Cannot Ignore the Power of International Pressure': Interview  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Speaking in a Sept. 4 interview in the RFA studio with Vuthy Huot of RFA's Khmer *Service*, the former chief of Cambodia's now-dissolved Cambodia National ...

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy: Gov't should sue US, Germany over Sokha - 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 ...

3 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Sovannara at odds with Rainsy over royal pardon - 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, ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

PM, Rainsy clash over release of prisoners - 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 ...

27 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Former CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Slams Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen For Holding Political Detainees ‘Hostage’ - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Former CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Slams Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen For Holding Political Detainees ‘Hostage’  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The former chief of Cambodia's now-dissolved opposition party on Friday accused Prime Minister Hun Sen of using the country's political detainees as pawns in ...

24 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy pleads for Kem Sokha's release - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy pleads for Kem Sokha's release  Khmer Times

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has called on Prime Minister Hun Sen to help secure the release of former CNRP leader Kem Sokha who was arrested on ...

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen denies plot to have Rainsy murdered - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen denies plot to have Rainsy murdered  The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen yesterday dismissed as an “invention” claims by Sam Rainsy that he had formulated a plot to have the exiled former Cambodia National Rescue ...

16 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen ready to 'break record', says Rainsy lost - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen ready to 'break record', says Rainsy lost  The Phnom Penh Post

Caretaker prime minister Hun Sen used a meeting with 18400 factory workers on Wednesday to predict that he would beat the record for being the world's ...

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen tells Rainsy to stake life on poll figures - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen tells Rainsy to stake life on poll figures  The Phnom Penh Post

Caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday called out former opposition leader Sam Rainsy and swore on his life that the latter's claims of inflated voter ...

7 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy says negotiations with 'fake' Hun Sen are impossible - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy says negotiations with 'fake' Hun Sen are impossible  The Phnom Penh Post

The Leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Movement, Sam Rainsy, has said any negotiations with caretaker prime minister Hun Sen are impossible.

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian opposition leader calls for protests - The Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodian opposition leader calls for protests  The Sydney Morning Herald

Phnom Penh: Cambodia's exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy has called for peaceful protests against the country's general election, calling it "a sham election ...

30 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy: Hun Sen will be 'the ultimate loser' - DW (English)

Sam Rainsy: Hun Sen will be 'the ultimate loser'  DW (English)

Cambodian PM Hun Sen is running virtually unopposed in Cambodia's general election on July 29. DW spoke with former opposition leader Sam Rainsy about ...

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy: Japan move to pull monitors a wake-up call - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Japan move to pull monitors a wake-up call  The Phnom Penh Post

Responding to an announcement that Japan will not send observers to monitor the Kingdom's upcoming national elections, Sam Rainsy said on Wednesday ...

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy's call for civil war - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy's call for civil war  The Phnom Penh Post

Political science defines a civil war as an internal conflict in a country that violently opposes, through armed aggression, the citizens of the same country among ...

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Boycott sham Cambodian elections, says opponent Rainsy - Channel NewsAsia

Boycott sham Cambodian elections, says opponent Rainsy  Channel NewsAsia

Former president of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy, who is living in exile, speaks during an interview with ...

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy welcomes treason charge - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy welcomes treason charge  The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy called the government's allegation of “treason” against him silly and claimed it provides him with an opportunity to ...

17 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy skips court in King insult case - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy skips court in King insult case  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Sam Rainsy failed to appear in court on Thursday to answer charges of insulting King Norodom ...

13 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Court upholds Rainsy's conviction for 'forgery' - The Phnom Penh Post

Court upholds Rainsy's conviction for 'forgery'  The Phnom Penh Post

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the five-year prison sentence handed to former Cambodia National Rescue Party president Sam Rainsy for his ...

10 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP spokesman hits back at Sam Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP spokesman hits back at Sam Rainsy  The Phnom Penh Post

A ruling party spokesman on Tuesday hit back at a Facebook post by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, claiming that the Kingdom is borrowing too much ...

4 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy: I will help return stolen money to Cambodian people - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: I will help return stolen money to Cambodian people  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy on Tuesday said that “as a democrat” he is ready to negotiate the return to the Kingdom of any assets seized from Cambodian officials under ...

27 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy stands by 'King's letter under duress' claim - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy stands by 'King's letter under duress' claim  The Phnom Penh Post

Exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy is standing by his claim that the King's call urging people to vote was “made under duress”, even as he was ...

21 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian opposition figure charged under new ‘royal insult’ law - South China Morning Post

Cambodian opposition figure charged under new ‘royal insult’ law  South China Morning Post

Cambodia's former opposition leader faces royal insult charges punishable by a jail term, according to a court summons, the first prominent figure to be accused ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy's ex-adviser urges voting - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy's ex-adviser urges voting  The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm, one of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party's top advisers, on Thursday criticised his former colleague Sam Rainsy for calling on ...

15 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Former opposition leader tells soldiers, Cambodians to unite to fight CPP - The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition leader tells soldiers, Cambodians to unite to fight CPP  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has called for a popular uprising after the July 29 national elections to force a change ...

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy: PM will lose legitimacy after polls - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: PM will lose legitimacy after polls  The Phnom Penh Post

The former president of the now dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Sam Rainsy, believes the political situation in the Kingdom is ripe for ...

31 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Judge delays fake treaty trial of Sam Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post

Judge delays fake treaty trial of Sam Rainsy  The Phnom Penh Post

The Supreme Court yesterday delayed a hearing on fake treaty against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy due to the absence of the defence lawyer.

10 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy hits out at newly formed small parties - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy hits out at newly formed small parties  The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy continued to rail on Tuesday against minor parties participating in the upcoming July elections, with the leader of one ...

2 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy announces 'official' election boycott - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy announces 'official' election boycott  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy formally called for a boycott of this year's national election in the name of the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party on ...

30 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Sam Rainsy warns against 'fake election', China ties - The Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodia's Sam Rainsy warns against 'fake election', China ties  The Sydney Morning Herald

Jakarta: Exiled Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy has warned Cambodia's ever-closer relationship with China is weakening regional security and ...

19 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy calls for vote boycott - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy calls for vote boycott  The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has called for a boycott of the upcoming elections if the Cambodia National Rescue Party is not reinstated before the July ...

9 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy summoned for 'treason' over alleged Montagnard deal - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy summoned for 'treason' over alleged Montagnard deal  The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has been summonsed from exile to answer a charge of “treason” over an alleged agreement he made with a ...

23 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy's CNRM hires US-based PR firm - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy's CNRM hires US-based PR firm  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodia National Rescue Movement has hired a US-based public relations firm to help with their “campaign” to resurrect democracy in Cambodia, ...

22 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Treason lawsuit filed against Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Treason lawsuit filed against Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

The Interior Ministry's Counter-Terrorism Department on Wednesday evening filed a lawsuit against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who allegedly agreed ...

16 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Government official sues Sam Rainsy for treason over 2013 comments on Montagnards - The Phnom Penh Post

Government official sues Sam Rainsy for treason over 2013 comments on Montagnards  The Phnom Penh Post

An anti-terrorism official in the Cambodian government has filed a complaint accusing former opposition leader Sam Rainsy of treason over comments he made ...

15 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

PM Hun Sen questions Vietnam's loyalty, accuses Sam Rainsy of treason - The Phnom Penh Post

PM Hun Sen questions Vietnam's loyalty, accuses Sam Rainsy of treason  The Phnom Penh Post

In an unusual reversal of rhetoric, Prime Minister Hun Sen publicly questioned the loyalty of long-time ally Vietnam on Wednesday, while ordering the interior ...

14 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy's vow of 'autonomy' for ethnic group sets off treason probe - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy's vow of 'autonomy' for ethnic group sets off treason probe  The Phnom Penh Post

The Interior Ministry said it will investigate documents and a video from 2013 that resurfaced yesterday showing former opposition leader Sam Rainsy ...

8 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Another defamation conviction upheld against Cambodian ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post

Another defamation conviction upheld against Cambodian ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy  The Phnom Penh Post

The Appeal Court on Tuesday upheld yet another conviction against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, this one for claiming Prime Minister Hun Sen bribed ...

6 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Exiled Cambodian leader Sam Rainsy calls on Canberra to challenge dictator Hun Sen - The Sydney Morning Herald

Exiled Cambodian leader Sam Rainsy calls on Canberra to challenge dictator Hun Sen  The Sydney Morning Herald

"Democracy is dead" in Cambodia, according to veteran opposition leader Sam Rainsy. So what can Australia do to help?

15 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian leader Hun Sen's Facebook 'likes' become subject of lawsuit - The Guardian

Cambodian leader Hun Sen's Facebook 'likes' become subject of lawsuit  The Guardian

The exiled Cambodian politician Sam Rainsy has filed a legal suit against Facebook, demanding it hand over any information which could prove that the ...

9 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Inside the Paris apartment where Sam Rainsy runs Cambodia's opposition - euronews [English edition]

Inside the Paris apartment where Sam Rainsy runs Cambodia's opposition  euronews [English edition]

We spent the day finding out what an exiled Cambodian politician does in Paris.

14 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns - BBC News

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns  BBC News

Sam Rainsy is the opposition's most high-profile figure, despite living in self-imposed exile.

11 Feb 2017 | 2:00 am