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18 Feb 2018 | 3:56 pm

Cambodia Passes Lèse-Majesté Law - VOA News - Voice of America


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Cambodia Passes Lèse-Majesté Law - VOA News
Voice of America
Cambodians will now be constitutionally obligated to “defend the motherland” and forbidden from insulting the king under a number of new legislative changes that observers say suggest a prolonged assault on civil liberties in the country. A new lèse ...

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16 Feb 2018 | 3:58 am

The King to attend magistracy session - Khmer Times - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

The King to attend magistracy session - Khmer Times
Khmer Times
His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni will attend the plenary session of the Supreme Council of Magistracy on Monday.

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16 Feb 2018 | 1:42 am

Hun Sen's Government Adopts Thailand's Lese Majeste Law for Cambodia - Chiang Rai Times


Chiang Rai Times

Hun Sen's Government Adopts Thailand's Lese Majeste Law for Cambodia
Chiang Rai Times
... writing, painting or objects that affect personal dignity,” Mr Pen Panha, head of the parliamentary Commission on Legislation and Justice, told Parliament. King Norodom Sihamoni is officially Cambodia's head of state, but long-serving Prime ...
National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of ...The Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia Follows Thai Example, Approves Lèse-Majesté LawLatin American Herald Tribune
Cambodia: Legislating New Tools of RepressionHuman Rights Watch

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15 Feb 2018 | 9:14 am

Cambodia adopts lese majeste law, raising fears of politically motivated cases against govt critics - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Cambodia adopts lese majeste law, raising fears of politically motivated cases against govt critics
The Straits Times
A student holding a portrait of King Norodom Sihamoni during the 64th anniversary celebration of the country's independence, in Phnom Penh on Nov 9, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. 2 hours ago. More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print ...
Cambodian Lawmakers Approve Lese Majeste LawKhaosod English
It's now a crime to insult this country's monarchyUSA TODAY
Cambodian MPs approve lese majeste lawSBS
P.M. News
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14 Feb 2018 | 3:43 am

Parliament to Convene to Discuss Constitutional Amendments - VOA Khmer


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Parliament to Convene to Discuss Constitutional Amendments
VOA Khmer
FILE PHOTO - Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni, second right, poses for photograph altogether with Hun Sen, right, Cambodian Prime Minister, Chea Sim, second left, Cambodia Senate President, Heng Samrin, left, Cambodian National Assembly President, in ...

13 Feb 2018 | 9:15 am

Updated edition provides insight into lives and lineage of Cambodia's royals - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Updated edition provides insight into lives and lineage of Cambodia's royals
The Phnom Penh Post
Fifteen years after the publication of the first edition of The Royal House of Cambodia, royal biographer Julio A Jeldres has released an update, revealing new details about the life of King Norodom Sihamoni, and a first look at the next generation of ...
Cambodia endorses amendment making insulting the king a crimeBusiness Mirror
Cambodian Cabinet endorses law outlawing insulting kingTaiwan News

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4 Feb 2018 | 6:22 pm

Politicized protection for Cambodian royalty - Asia Times


Asia Times

Politicized protection for Cambodian royalty
Asia Times
Paul Chambers, a lecturer at the College of ASEAN Community Studies at Naresuan University, Thailand, thinks that lèse majesté could be wielded by the Cambodian government as a way of censoring individuals who criticize it by arguing that insulting the ...
New lese majeste law to 'scare' Cambodians: Ministry spokesman ...Channel NewsAsia

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3 Feb 2018 | 12:17 am

Cambodia criminalises criticism of king - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia criminalises criticism of king
Channel NewsAsia
The new law, which bans insulting Cambodia's constitutional monarch King Norodom Sihamoni, was added to the criminal code to "uphold and to protect the reputation and royal name," government spokesman Phay Siphan wrote in a Facebook post. "Insults to ...

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2 Feb 2018 | 2:34 am

Lèse majesté law in works for Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Lèse majesté law in works for Cambodia
The Phnom Penh Post
Ministry of Justice spokesman Chhin Malin said he could not release detailed information on the Criminal Code amendments until the meeting on Friday but did confirm that one would ban insults to King Norodom Sihamoni. “In short, there is [a law ...

30 Jan 2018 | 6:03 pm