Cambodia News: Sam Rainsy

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18 Feb 2018 | 3:49 pm

Rainsy calls on Australia to help 'resuscitate' democracy in Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy calls on Australia to help 'resuscitate' democracy in Cambodia
The Phnom Penh Post
Self-exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy yesterday called on Australia to help “resuscitate” Cambodian democracy, while also noting that the island nation's silence on increasing authoritarianism and the incarceration of its own citizens was ...
Gov't to Take 'Terrorist' Opposition Group to CourtVOA Khmer
PM urged to take Cambodia to taskSBS
Cambodian Opposition Party Members Face Charges For Political Activities AbroadRadio Free Asia
Ballarat Courier -Asia Times
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15 Feb 2018 | 6:43 pm

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy's fight with Cambodia's creeping authoritarianism - ABC Local


ABC Local

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy's fight with Cambodia's creeping authoritarianism
ABC Local
Cambodian opposition figure, Sam Rainsy is in Canberra pleading with Australia to help revive democracy in his country, six months out from an election with the opposition disbanded and jailed. Sam Rainsy says Australia has a legal and moral obligation ...

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15 Feb 2018 | 2:09 am

Cambodian PM Hun Sen calls rival Sam Rainsy 'crazy and stupid' over Facebook petition - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Cambodian PM Hun Sen calls rival Sam Rainsy 'crazy and stupid' over Facebook petition
The Straits Times
PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen called a rival "crazy and stupid" on Tuesday (Feb 14) over his petition to try to get Facebook to release details of the way the South-east Asian country's ruler has used social media. Former ...
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen calls opposition figure 'crazy and stupid' over Facebook caseABC Online
Premier ridicules Rainsy's lawsuit against FacebookThe Phnom Penh Post
Hun Sen slams Rainsy over Facebook lawsuitKhmer Times
VOA Khmer
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14 Feb 2018 | 3:49 am

Fight over Cambodian leader's Facebook 'likes' reaches US court - Seattle Times


Seattle Times

Fight over Cambodian leader's Facebook 'likes' reaches US court
Seattle Times
Hun Sen nearly lost Cambodia's last national elections, in 2013, to Sam Rainsy's party, which used Facebook to appeal to young people and to skirt government restrictions on his access to traditional media. The opposition recruited a team to report and ...
Facebook “likes” are a powerful tool for authoritarian rulers, court petition saysQuartz
Facebook sued for alleged role in Cambodian political repressionThe Sydney Morning Herald

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9 Feb 2018 | 8:34 pm

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


The Phnom Penh Post

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 Cambodian prime minister, Hun Sen, purchased millions of “likes” to appear popular on the social media ...
Sam Rainsy files lawsuit against FacebookThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia Facebook feud hits California courtsBBC News
Facebook runs into lawsuit over Cambodian politicsReuters
Los Angeles Times -Channel NewsAsia -BuzzFeed News
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9 Feb 2018 | 1:09 pm

War of words between Hun Sen and Sam Rainsy continues - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

War of words between Hun Sen and Sam Rainsy continues
The Phnom Penh Post
... want to promote the new generation,” he said in an email. But the election-related taunts Rainsy characterised as “silly language” that revealed to the world that Hun Sen is “a coward”. Political analyst Meas Nee, meanwhile, condemned both Hun Sen ...
Cambodian politics - opposing PM Hun Sen from afarDeutsche Welle

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7 Feb 2018 | 6:24 am

Jailed Australian filmmaker Ricketson's emails to Sam Rainsy probed - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Jailed Australian filmmaker Ricketson's emails to Sam Rainsy probed
The Phnom Penh Post
Emails sent to self-exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy have taken centre stage in the investigation against jailed Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was brought in for questioning this morning over correspondence that an investigating ...

6 Feb 2018 | 5:15 am

'Don't come near Asia': Hun Sen threatens to roll out rocket launchers against Rainsy and his 'movement' - The Phnom Penh Post


Khmer Times

'Don't come near Asia': Hun Sen threatens to roll out rocket launchers against Rainsy and his 'movement'
The Phnom Penh Post
The move was condemned by the international community as transforming Cambodia into a one-party dictatorship, with former opposition leader Sam Rainsy launching a new “movement” in response this week. Rainsy has pledged to use the new Cambodia National ...
Hun Sen calls Rainsy a terroristKhmer Times
Cambodian Court Rejects Jailed Opposition Chief Kem Sokha's Appeal For BailRadio Free Asia

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1 Feb 2018 | 6:00 pm

Rainsy officially launches Cambodia National Rescue Movement, lays out five-point plan - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy officially launches Cambodia National Rescue Movement, lays out five-point plan
The Phnom Penh Post
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy officially launched his new “movement” yesterday, outlining the body's agenda while continuing to refrain from calling for protests – the body's original stated aim. Yesterday, Rainsy said the new Cambodia National ...
Cambodia's Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Officially Launches Political MovementRadio Free Asia
Rainsy vows to unite oppositionKhmer Times
New opposition movement officially launched against Hun SenThai PBS English News

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29 Jan 2018 | 6:20 pm

Sokha does not support Rainsy's 'movement', lawyer says - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Sokha does not support Rainsy's 'movement', lawyer says
The Phnom Penh Post
Jailed former Cambodia National Rescue Party President Kem Sokha does not support a new movement established by his CNRP predecessor Sam Rainsy, his lawyer and close adviser confirmed on Saturday. Rainsy announced the creation of the Cambodia National ...
Will Cambodia's repressed opposition rise up? | Asia TimesAsia Times

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21 Jan 2018 | 2:56 am