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18 Jul 2018 | 1:12 am

Government officials accuse former opposition of misleading the people - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Government officials accuse former opposition of misleading the people
The Phnom Penh Post
He said Rainsy and Eang's posts were an “insult” to the King, as no one can “dishonour” the monarch. However, Sopheak declined to say how his ministry would act against the former CNRP senior officials. Under the Kingdom's lèse majesté law, a ...

17 Jul 2018 | 10:48 pm

Sam Rainsy welcomes treason charge - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy welcomes treason charge
The Phnom Penh Post
Rainsy, the former president of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), made the statement after the Phnom Penh Municipal Court summonsed him to appear on August 13, in connection with an allegation that he attempted to give land ...
CPP official dismisses Rainsy's commentsKhmer Times

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16 Jul 2018 | 9:38 pm

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


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy skips court in King insult case
The Phnom Penh Post
Rainsy was due at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court after being summonsed by deputy prosecutor Sieng Sok for posting on Facebook, accusations that a letter released by the King appealing to people to vote at the upcoming national elections was “a ...
Sam Rainsy defies another court summonsKhmer Times

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12 Jul 2018 | 9:54 pm

Election boycott call hampers KWP efforts - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Election boycott call hampers KWP efforts
Khmer Times
Mr Yoeun said the task has proven difficult because former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy has called for an election boycott. “I am not angry with Mr Rainsy; I am dissatisfied – what he's saying only benefits himself,” he said. “If no one votes, all of the ...

10 Jul 2018 | 6:06 pm

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


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 involvement in the dissemination of forged Cambodia-Vietnam border documents. “The Supreme Court ...

9 Jul 2018 | 11:25 pm

Lawyer: It couldn't have been Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Lawyer: It couldn't have been Rainsy
The Phnom Penh Post
The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard an appeal by Sam Rainsy after the former court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president was sentenced in December 2016 to five years imprisonment on charges of “being an accomplice in ...

4 Jul 2018 | 9:42 pm

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


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 money from China and allowing their interests to control too much of Preah Sihanouk and Koh Kong ...

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3 Jul 2018 | 10:47 pm

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


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: I will help return stolen money to Cambodian people
The Phnom Penh Post
The former leader of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Rainsy said in an interview with Radio Free Asia: “The CNRP and I, Sam Rainsy, will urge the US to return all confiscated money to repay the Cambodian people because that ...

26 Jun 2018 | 8:16 pm

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


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 summonsed to appear next month in court for breaking the lèse majesté law. Legal action was taken ...
Cambodian Court Summons Former Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy on Lèse-Majesté ChargesRadio Free Asia
Sam Rainsy summoned for insulting the KingKhmer Times
Exiled former Cambodian opposition leader Rainsy faces charges of insulting kingXinhua
The Malaysian Insight
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20 Jun 2018 | 9:04 pm

Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy charged under new 'royal insult' law - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy charged under new 'royal insult' law
South China Morning Post
Rainsy faces up to five years in prison if found guilty. But he is not expected to appear in court as he lives in self-exile in France to avoid the mounting charges and convictions against him, which he says are politically motivated. His opposition ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:33 am

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