Cambodia News: Ranariddh

Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist - The Diplomat


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Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
The Diplomat
Prime Minister Hun Sen with powerful armed forces, which UNTAC could not demobilize and disarm, was able to, despite having lost the 1993 election, coerce his way into becoming co-Prime Minister along with Prince Norodom Ranariddh who won the ...

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15 Sep 2017 | 2:41 pm

As Cambodia crackdown gathers steam, opposition wonders, 'Who's next?' - Washington Post


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As Cambodia crackdown gathers steam, opposition wonders, 'Who's next?'
Washington Post
CNRP Vice President Mu Sochua said the atmosphere was reminiscent of the period leading up to the bloody 1997 coup that saw Prime Minister Hun Sen oust his co-premier, Prince Norodom Ranariddh. Many of the opposition party's most senior officials ...
Cambodia crosses red line to 'outright dictatorship'Ballarat Courier

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10 Sep 2017 | 3:22 pm

What's Really Behind Cambodia's Latest Opposition Crackdown? - The Diplomat


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What's Really Behind Cambodia's Latest Opposition Crackdown?
The Diplomat
It is worth remembering that decades ago, when Hun Sen faced international criticism for his takeover of Cambodia after ousting Prince Norodom Ranariddh, China stepped in to recognize his government. This patron-client relationship, as most scholars ...

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8 Sep 2017 | 12:38 pm

Suddenly it's open season on the press in Cambodia - Washington Post


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Suddenly it's open season on the press in Cambodia
Washington Post
Since becoming prime minister in 1985, he has ruthlessly fought off challenges to his supremacy by just about any means, including a brief but bloody coup in 1997 that ousted his co-prime minister, Prince Norodom Ranariddh. But even as most Cambodians ...

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30 Aug 2017 | 1:00 pm

Prime Minister Calls Immunity Request for Past Premiers an Insult - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Prime Minister Calls Immunity Request for Past Premiers an Insult
The Cambodia Daily
At the time of the July 5 and 6, 1997, factional fighting between forces loyal to Mr. Hun Sen, then second prime minister, and First Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Mr. Lay Sreng was the government's commerce secretary of state and a member of ...

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16 Jul 2017 | 5:51 pm

Ex-SRP leader Korm marks July 1997 'coup' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Ex-SRP leader Korm marks July 1997 'coup'
The Phnom Penh Post
Speaking at the Cambodia National Rescue Party's headquarters to mark 20 years since the two bloody days that cemented Hun Sen as the country's supreme leader, Korm said the ouster of First Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh said enough.

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6 Jul 2017 | 7:10 pm

Memories from the front: Former soldiers of the July 1997 conflict discuss motives, outcomes - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Memories from the front: Former soldiers of the July 1997 conflict discuss motives, outcomes
The Phnom Penh Post
Many Khmer Rouge soldiers, he said, had switched their allegiances to rival factions of the government: Funcinpec, under then-first Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh and Military Commander Nhek Bun Chhay; and the Cambodian People's Party, led ...

5 Jul 2017 | 7:58 pm

Making of a strongman: In July 1997, Hun Sen took full control of the country – and his party - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Making of a strongman: In July 1997, Hun Sen took full control of the country – and his party
The Phnom Penh Post
Over two days of bloody armed battles 20 years ago today, forces loyal to Hun Sen routed troops supporting Prince Norodom Ranariddh, marking the moment Hun Sen crowned himself Cambodia's supreme leader and decisively quashed any opposition to ...

4 Jul 2017 | 7:00 pm

Cambodian Prince Says May Seek to Ease North Korea Tensions During Visit - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Cambodian Prince Says May Seek to Ease North Korea Tensions During Visit
VOA Khmer (English)
Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of the royalist Funcinpec party, questioned why the United States and its allies were able to maintain large stockpiles of nuclear weapons, but North Korea was not. “I wanted to ask why the U.S., South Korea and ...

17 May 2017 | 12:44 pm

Prince Ranariddh to Visit North Korea, Make Plea Against War - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Prince Ranariddh to Visit North Korea, Make Plea Against War
The Cambodia Daily
Prince Norodom Ranariddh speaks at an event for young supporters of the Funcinpec party at the Phnom Penh Hotel in 2015. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). “I will take a private visit to North Korea to ask the country's leader to stop their plan of ...
Ranariddh off to North KoreaKhmer Times
Cambodia's Prince Ranariddh to visit North KoreaNK News

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11 May 2017 | 7:11 pm