Cambodia News: Sam Rainsy

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


The Diplomat

Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
The Diplomat
With the recent arrest of Kem Sokha and the self-exile of Sam Rainsy – Cambodia's main opposition leaders – as well as the shutdown of various media outlets including The Cambodia Daily, many have declared that democracy in Cambodia is dead. The fact ...

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15 Sep 2017 | 2:41 pm

Former Cambodian opposition leader calls for sanctions against country's leaders - ABC Online


ABC Online

Former Cambodian opposition leader calls for sanctions against country's leaders
ABC Online
Former Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy is calling for sanctions to be imposed on Cambodia's leaders amid a crackdown on critics ahead of next year's elections. Sam Rainsy resigned as the head of the Cambodian National Rescue Party on ...

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15 Sep 2017 | 8:57 am

Rohingya crisis: Cambodian opposition leader in exile Sam Rainsy calls for 'restraint' - Asian Correspondent


Asian Correspondent

Rohingya crisis: Cambodian opposition leader in exile Sam Rainsy calls for 'restraint'
Asian Correspondent
CAMBODIA's exiled co-founder of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy has called upon the leader of Burma (Myanmar) Aung San Suu Kyi to “show restraint” and respect for human rights regarding the humanitarian crisis in ...

14 Sep 2017 | 10:36 pm

Cambodia's Crumbling Democracy - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Cambodia's Crumbling Democracy
The Diplomat
The protests quickly gained momentum as opposition leader Sam Rainsy called for “non-stop” demonstrations, culminating in around 50,000 taking to the streets by December to call upon the premier step down or announce a new election, along with other ...
What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia MeansNew York Times
Cambodian opposition blocked from holding memorial serviceReuters
The Guardian view on Cambodia: a local crisis and a regional shiftThe Guardian
Business Insider -The Hindu -Asia Times
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12 Sep 2017 | 11:30 pm

Rainsy announces plan to create overseas NGO - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy announces plan to create overseas NGO
The Phnom Penh Post
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy announced yesterday that he plans to create a France-based NGO called the Association for Democracy in Cambodia, though he declined to give a detailed account of the structure and goals of the organisation.
Rainsy creates group to promote democracyKhmer Times

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12 Sep 2017 | 2:51 pm

Former Opposition Leader Goes on Offensive in French Newspaper - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Former Opposition Leader Goes on Offensive in French Newspaper
VOA Khmer
FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2015, file photo, Sam Rainsy, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), waves from a car upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as hundreds of cheering supporters ...
Hun Sen flirts with dictatorshipThe Japan Times
Cambodian parliament agrees with court action against opposition leader SokhaXinhua
Cambodian leader threatens opposition over arrested chiefAsahi Shimbun
The Phnom Penh Post -The Sydney Morning Herald
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11 Sep 2017 | 12:05 pm

Cambodia's opposition leader charged with treason - The Guardian


The Guardian

Cambodia's opposition leader charged with treason
The Guardian
... independent media and civil society “raise serious questions about the government's ability to organise credible national elections in 2018”. Legal threats forced Kem Sokha's predecessor as leader, Sam Rainsy, to resign this year from the ...
Exclusive: Cambodia says opposition party could be barred from electionReuters UK
Backed to the wall, Cambodia's opposition urges world to helpBusiness Insider
Cambodia condemned after arresting opposition leaderCNN
Financial Times -Radio Free Asia -The Cambodia Daily
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5 Sep 2017 | 5:12 am

Cambodia arrests opposition leader, alleging treason - Las Vegas Sun


Khmer Times

Cambodia arrests opposition leader, alleging treason
Las Vegas Sun
Legal threats forced Kem Sokha's predecessor, Sam Rainsy, to resign this year from the Cambodia National Rescue Party that he had led. John Sifton, Asia advocacy director at Human Rights Watch, said the arrest was "an extremely disturbing development ...
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested over alleged plot with USThe Sydney Morning Herald
Rainsy's successor set to follow in his footstepsKhmer Times
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested over alleged plotThe Globe and Mail

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2 Sep 2017 | 11:42 pm

Cambodia's dream of democracy is dying - CNN


CNN

Cambodia's dream of democracy is dying
CNN
A restrained speech for a man who earlier this year told opposition figure Sam Rainsy to "prepare your coffin." Blows continued to come from all directions. Radio Free Asia, Voice of Democracy and Voice of America fell silent as their host networks ...

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31 Aug 2017 | 8:58 am

Hun Sen mocks Sam Rainsy's Facebook page - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen mocks Sam Rainsy's Facebook page
The Phnom Penh Post
“In fact, Sam Rainsy does not know how to use Facebook but declares himself the chief of Facebook,” Hun Sen told the audience, during a speech that was ostensibly about labour rights. “Sam Rainsy does not even know the difference between a post 'like' ...
Rainsy warns of constitutional coupKhmer Times
Cambodian clampdown yields a deafening silenceAsia Times

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28 Aug 2017 | 7:06 pm