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22 Jun 2018 | 4:39 pm

Cambodian Court Summons Former Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy on Lèse-Majesté Charges - Radio Free Asia


Khmer Times

Cambodian Court Summons Former Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy on Lèse-Majesté Charges
Radio Free Asia
A court in Cambodia has summoned former president of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy as a suspect in a lèse-majesté case, after he called a letter from the country's king endorsing upcoming elections ...
Sam Rainsy summoned for insulting the KingKhmer Times
Cambodia's Sam Rainsy faces royal insult chargeThe Malaysian Insight
Rainsy stands by 'King's letter under duress' claimThe Phnom Penh Post
The Japan Times -asianews.network
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20 Jun 2018 | 3:47 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
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 under the new law. The adoption of the law in February triggered alarm from rights groups ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:32 am

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


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 voters to boycott the July 29 national elections. He said the people should honour the King and ...

14 Jun 2018 | 8:56 pm

Rainsy election boycott call a 'betrayal of King' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy election boycott call a 'betrayal of King'
The Phnom Penh Post
Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong on Wednesday criticised calls from former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Sam Rainsy to boycott the July 29 elections as a “betrayal to the King, nation and people”. He also labelled Rainsy “stupid” in ...

13 Jun 2018 | 11:00 pm

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


UCA News

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 of government. He called on the armed forces and people to stand united to fight the ruling ...
Democracy Tied to 'Universal Values,' Cambodian Opposition Leader SaysThe Cambodia Daily
Rainsy calls for popular uprising in CambodiaUCA News

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11 Jun 2018 | 8:32 pm

Justice Minister orders the court to take action against Rainsy - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Justice Minister orders the court to take action against Rainsy
Khmer Times
Justice Minister has ordered the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to legal actions against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for accusing King Norodom Sihamoni of issuing a letter under duress to the public in which he urged people to vote in the upcoming ...

10 Jun 2018 | 3:17 am

EU will cut ties, Rainsy claims - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

EU will cut ties, Rainsy claims
The Phnom Penh Post
... of independent news outlets and the court-dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the EU will almost assuredly withdraw from most of the agreements it has made with the Kingdom, or so says the former CNRP president, Sam Rainsy.
Could Cambodia's Minor Parties Play a Major Role in its 2018 Election?The Diplomat

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7 Jun 2018 | 9:39 am

Sen. Michael Baumgartner defends meeting with autocratic Cambodian leader Hun Sen - The Spokesman-Review


The Spokesman-Review

Sen. Michael Baumgartner defends meeting with autocratic Cambodian leader Hun Sen
The Spokesman-Review
“The world's democratic countries are condemning (Prime Minister) Hun Sen,” said Sam Rainsy, the head of the now disbanded Cambodian National Rescue Party, during a recent visit to Western Washington. Baumgartner, a former U.S. foreign service officer ...

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7 Jun 2018 | 2:01 am

King urges citizens to vote as Hun Sen says Sihamoni's message is a 'slap' to Sam Rainsy's face - The Phnom Penh Post


The Nation

King urges citizens to vote as Hun Sen says Sihamoni's message is a 'slap' to Sam Rainsy's face
The Phnom Penh Post
Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has been given a slap in the face, after the King sent out a royal message calling on Cambodians to cast their votes in the July 29 national elections, says Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Rainsy claims EU is to cut ties with CambodiaThe Nation
Rainsy defamed the King: Hun SenKhmer Times

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6 Jun 2018 | 11:29 pm

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


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 change. He said regardless of the results of the election, Prime Minister Hun Sen's position will ...

30 May 2018 | 9:35 pm

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