Cambodia News: Sam Rainsy Party

Cambodia opposition says to win majority in local, national vote - Business Insider


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Cambodia opposition says to win majority in local, national vote
Business Insider
"Some people think that without Sam Rainsy the CNRP would be divided," Kem Sokha told Reuters. "It has become stronger and we work on the same goals and principles," he said, adding that Sam Rainsy would return to Cambodia once the party is in ...
US Congressmen Urge Gov't to Respect Voters' RightsThe Cambodia Daily

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28 May 2017 | 11:19 pm

Parties Battle For Lonely Ratanakkiri Commune - The Cambodia Daily - The Cambodia Daily


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Parties Battle For Lonely Ratanakkiri Commune - The Cambodia Daily
The Cambodia Daily
In the 2012 commune elections, all but one of the province's 50 communes went to the ruling party, almost all by a landslide. All but Pate. Of the 581 ballots its ...

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28 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

Court Complaint Filed Against Cambodia Daily Reporters - The Cambodia Daily


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Court Complaint Filed Against Cambodia Daily Reporters
The Cambodia Daily
The legal complaint follows a separate complaint filed to O'yadaw district governor Ma Vichet on Wednesday by Romam Yuot, Pate's Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) commune chief, villager Sev Born, and one other man named Rocham Yi living in the area, claiming ...

28 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

Interview: 'They Are Afraid of my Shadow And my Voice or Anything Related to my Name' - Radio Free Asia


Interview: 'They Are Afraid of my Shadow And my Voice or Anything Related to my Name'
Radio Free Asia
Former Cambodia National Rescue Party President Sam Rainsy, who has been forced to live in exile since 2015 in the face of questionable defamation charges, spoke with reporter Vuthy Huot of Radio Free Asia's Khmer Service by telephone from ...

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26 May 2017 | 3:16 pm

Sibling Rivalry - The Cambodia Daily


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Sibling Rivalry
The Cambodia Daily
Nop Touch, the eldest brother, was elected for the first time in 2012 by the slimmest of margins, winning only 48 percent of votes cast, while the candidates for the Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) and HRP captured a combined 46 percent. His younger brother ...

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26 May 2017 | 1:15 am

With CNRP Victory, Sam Rainsy Could Return Home, Sokha Says - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

With CNRP Victory, Sam Rainsy Could Return Home, Sokha Says
The Cambodia Daily
Opposition leader Kem Sokha told supporters on the campaign trail on Thursday that exiled former CNRP president Sam Rainsy may be able to return home and imprisoned party officials and activists could be released if the CNRP assumes power from the ...

25 May 2017 | 6:42 pm

Cambodia's Commune Elections: A Barometer for 2018 - The Diplomat


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Cambodia's Commune Elections: A Barometer for 2018
The Diplomat
According to the figures published by the Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (COMFREL), the CPP currently controls 62 percent of the communes. It is worth noting that at the time of the last commune elections in 2012, the Sam Rainsy ...
NEC rejects Rainsy advertisementThe Phnom Penh Post

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24 May 2017 | 10:39 am

Reporters Targeted Over Election Questions - The Cambodia Daily


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Reporters Targeted Over Election Questions
The Cambodia Daily
“What party did people vote for in 2012? Why in the 2012 election in Ratanakkiri province did the CPP win all, except in Kong Thom village, Pate commune, where the Sam Rainsy Party won? What kind of strategy and campaign made [the party] win the ...
Journos face complaint over seemingly routine reportingThe Phnom Penh Post

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23 May 2017 | 10:53 pm

Low turnout but high momentum for CPP, CNRP campaigns - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Low turnout but high momentum for CPP, CNRP campaigns
Khmer Times
In the last commune election in 2012, the CPP won 3.6 million votes while the Sam Rainsy Party won 1.2 million votes and the Human Rights Party received 400,000 votes. The Sam Rainsy Party, headed by exiled former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy, and the ...
On the campaign trail, Sokha pushes localised budgetsThe Phnom Penh Post

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23 May 2017 | 12:16 pm

CNRP's Use Of Rainsy Ad Draws Ban - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CNRP's Use Of Rainsy Ad Draws Ban
The Cambodia Daily
A CNRP television spot featuring former party president Sam Rainsy may have been rejected on Monday, but the country's main opposition has found other ways to promote the exiled leader in its campaigning ahead of the June 4 commune elections.
For Many Cambodians, June 4 Commune Elections Are About ChangeVoice of America
Commune elections 2017: Is the CNRP missing Rainsy?The Phnom Penh Post

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22 May 2017 | 6:56 pm