Cambodia News: Sam Rainsy Party

Sam Rainsy sentenced to 20 months for defamation - Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Sam Rainsy sentenced to 20 months for defamation
Bangkok Post
He had been critical of Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party. According to the verdict, Sam Rainsy was found guilty of defamation and public incitement with intent to commit serious chaos under the Cambodian Criminal Code. The government has ...
Sam Rainsy handed jail time in defamation case against PMThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia marks 20 years since deadly grenade attackDaily Mail
Opposition 'Misinterpreted' Meeting Discussion: Cambodia's Ministry of InteriorRadio Free Asia
Zee News -The Cambodia Daily
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30 Mar 2017 | 3:34 am

Government Comes Down Hard On CNRP Leadership - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Government Comes Down Hard On CNRP Leadership
The Cambodia Daily
In a rush to replace former party President Sam Rainsy—who resigned last month to avoid repercussions from changes to the Law on Political Parties—with a permanent president who could sign off on its commune candidate roster, the CNRP first changed ...
CNRP vexed as CPP continues to call Sokha's presidency illegitimateThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia's government increases pressure on oppositionReuters

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29 Mar 2017 | 6:39 pm

UN body critiques party law amendments | Khmer Times | News ... - Khmer Times


The Phnom Penh Post

UN body critiques party law amendments | Khmer Times | News ...
Khmer Times
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said yesterday that the amendments to the Law on Political Parties affects ...
Party Law breaches international human rights standards, says UN ...The Phnom Penh Post

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29 Mar 2017 | 12:05 pm

Mothers of Murdered Analyst and His Convicted Killer Question Cambodia Court Ruling - Radio Free Asia


Mothers of Murdered Analyst and His Convicted Killer Question Cambodia Court Ruling
Radio Free Asia
Hun Sen has sued for defamation three people he accuses of suggesting Kem Ley's murder was planned by the CPP—former president of the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy, Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) Senator Thak Lany ...

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28 Mar 2017 | 6:11 pm

Opposition replaces Sam Rainsy - ASEAN Economist


ASEAN Economist

Opposition replaces Sam Rainsy
ASEAN Economist
Sam Rainsy's (left) personal rivalry with Prime Minister Hun Sen (right) was apparently derailing party strategy. Source: Wikimedia. Cambodia's main opposition party has accepted the resignation of its leader Sam Rainsy and named his deputy, Kem Sokha, ...
PM Calls for Insult-Free Campaign for Commune ElectionsThe Cambodia Daily
Concern over the order of parties on ballotKhmer Times
Officials to Grill Opposition Over New Leader AppointmentVOA Khmer (English)
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28 Mar 2017 | 8:07 am

CNRP congress 'violated rules': ministry, National, Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP congress 'violated rules': ministry, National, Phnom Penh Post
The Phnom Penh Post
The future of the Cambodia National Rescue Party – and its participation in the upcoming commune elections – was left uncertain yesterday after the Ministry of ...
Government Deems Kem Sokha's Presidency Illegitimate - The ...The Cambodia Daily

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23 Mar 2017 | 7:04 pm

CNRP slogan 'double standard' - Khmer Times


U.S. News & World Report

CNRP slogan 'double standard'
Khmer Times
On Friday, a Pate commune chief from the Sam Rainsy Party wing of the party accused a senior CNRP Rattanakiri provincial senior official of nepotism and nominating commune council candidates inappropriately. Pate commune chief Romam Yuot from the ...
Cambodian opposition leader campaigns after predecessor quits to save partyDaily Mail
Cambodian Opposition Leader Campaigns After Predecessor Quits ...U.S. News & World Report
Sar Kheng Says CNRP's Legitimacy In QuestionThe Cambodia Daily

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14 Mar 2017 | 11:34 am

Councillors decry omission - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Councillors decry omission
The Phnom Penh Post
A sitting Sam Rainsy Party commune chief and council members from four communes in Ratanakkiri yesterday decried their omission from the Cambodia National Rescue Party's list of candidates for the upcoming June ballot. About 88,000 candidates were ...
CNRP Councilors Shocked at Being Dropped in RatanakkiriThe Cambodia Daily

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12 Mar 2017 | 3:43 pm

Sam Rainsy Urges International Support Ahead of Cambodia Polls - Radio Free Asia


Sam Rainsy Urges International Support Ahead of Cambodia Polls
Radio Free Asia
In an opinion article in the Phnom Penh Post, Sam Rainsy, who resigned as longstanding Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president last month, described an “atmosphere of fear and intimidation” facing the opposition as it prepares for commune ...

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3 Mar 2017 | 4:28 pm

New CNRP Leadership Set to Be Approved at Party Congress - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

New CNRP Leadership Set to Be Approved at Party Congress
The Cambodia Daily
While the party's leadership will grow from two to four in the aftermath of the resignation of Sam Rainsy—the CNRP's founding president—the leadership is still split evenly between members of Mr. Sokha's Human Rights Party (HRP) and Mr. Rainsy's ...
Cambodia's opposition announces new leader to replace Sam RainsySouth China Morning Post
Opposition chooses its new leadersKhmer Times
Cambodian opposition party elects new leader ahead of pollsDaily Mail
Nikkei Asian Review -Channel NewsAsia
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1 Mar 2017 | 5:31 pm