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CNRP Fast-Tracks Election of New President - The Cambodia Daily - The Cambodia Daily


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CNRP Fast-Tracks Election of New President - The Cambodia Daily
The Cambodia Daily
The opposition CNRP will have a permanent new president by the end of the week, replacing recently resigned opposition leader Sam Rainsy, in order to ...
CNRP mulls new leadership as names bandied in leaks, National ...The Phnom Penh Post
Rumors swirl over CNRP congress | Khmer Times | News Portal ...Khmer Times

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26 Feb 2017 | 5:41 pm

Cambodia Parliament Backs Change That Bars Leader's Rival - Voice of America


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Cambodia Parliament Backs Change That Bars Leader's Rival
Voice of America
That would exclude veteran opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who has been convicted of a series of defamation charges and has lived in exile in France since 2015 to avoid them. He resigned from the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) this month, ...
Cambodia MPs back law barring PM Hun Sen's long-time rivalBBC News
Cambodia changes political rules in 'triumph of dictatorship', critics sayABC Online
Letter to the Editor: Rainsy Quits Amid Threats, But CNRP Still in DangerThe Cambodia Daily
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20 Feb 2017 | 1:17 am

Could Sam Rainsy's resignation help end Hun Sen's reign in Cambodia? - South China Morning Post


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Could Sam Rainsy's resignation help end Hun Sen's reign in Cambodia?
South China Morning Post
Cambodia's colourful opposition leader Sam Rainsy, in exile in France since 2015, stunned his loyal supporters by resigning this week amid a sharp deterioration in the country's political climate with less than four months before all-important commune ...
US Court Orders Oil-Giant Chevron to Release Footage of Kem Ley's MurderVOA Khmer (English)
Critic of Cambodian prime minister detainedReuters

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18 Feb 2017 | 10:31 pm

Two Sam Rainsy Party officials arrested - The Phnom Penh Post


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Two Sam Rainsy Party officials arrested
The Phnom Penh Post
A Sam Rainsy Party deputy commune chief in Banteay Meanchey province's Poipet town was arrested and placed in pre-trial detention yesterday after authorities seemingly resurrected a nearly two-year-old case involving a protest that turned violent.
As Local Elections Approach, Two CNRP Candidates ArrestedThe Cambodia Daily

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16 Feb 2017 | 6:57 pm

One down, 54 to go: The leader of Cambodia's opposition resigns ... - The Economist


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One down, 54 to go: The leader of Cambodia's opposition resigns ...
The Economist
AT A wedding in the southern province of Kandal, the resignation of Sam Rainsy, the country's longtime opposition leader, is announced in passing by a ...
Cambodians Facing Stark Choice at Commune Elections - VOA NewsVoice of America
Letters to the editor, Columns, Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post

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16 Feb 2017 | 9:49 am

What's Next for Cambodia's Sam Rainsy? - The Diplomat


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What's Next for Cambodia's Sam Rainsy?
The Diplomat
After almost two decades as the man at the center of Cambodian opposition politics, Sam Rainsy resigned this weekend as president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). This came as the Cambodian government under Prime Minister Hun Sen ...
Opposition Leader's Resignation Prompts Mixed Response From SupportersVOA Khmer (English)
EU Ambassador Expresses Concern Over Cambodian ElectionsRadio Free Asia
Rainsy: CNRP to share leadershipKhmer Times
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14 Feb 2017 | 1:51 pm

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns - BBC News


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Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns
BBC News
Cambodia's charismatic opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, says he will step down "for the sake of his party". It comes after Prime Minister Hun Sen proposed banning anyone convicted of a crime from leading a political party. Mr Rainsy has faced several ...
With Sam Rainsy gone, what's next for Cambodia's opposition?Southeast Asia Globe
Sam Rainsy steps down to save partyBangkok Post
Sam Rainsy Steps Down as Cambodia National Rescue Party LeaderRadio Free Asia

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11 Feb 2017 | 8:36 am

Sam Rainsy to Sue Cambodia's Prime Minister in The International Criminal Court - Radio Free Asia


Sam Rainsy to Sue Cambodia's Prime Minister in The International Criminal Court
Radio Free Asia
“I will not file a complaint to get money for myself,” Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Sam Rainsy told RFA's Khmer Service on Wednesday. “I will file the complaint to seek justice for the entire population of Cambodia.” Known as K5, the ...

8 Feb 2017 | 1:38 pm

Hun Sen: Seize CNRP Headquarters, Ban Sam Rainsy From Party Leadership - The Cambodia Daily


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Hun Sen: Seize CNRP Headquarters, Ban Sam Rainsy From Party Leadership
The Cambodia Daily
Dropping all pretense of political civility, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday threatened to have the courts seize property belonging to opposition leader Sam Rainsy, including the CNRP's headquarters, and proposed a legal amendment that would ban Mr.
Hun Sen demands $1M in Sam Rainsy defamation suit as CNRP stripped of statusThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia's opposition on the run as Hun Sen threatens property seizureSoutheast Asia Globe
Cambodian Crackdown on 'Culprits' Targets Hun Sen's OpponentsRadio Free Asia
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30 Jan 2017 | 11:28 pm

Rainsy targets leaders, Vietnam - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Rainsy targets leaders, Vietnam
Khmer Times
Mr. Rainsy, who is in exile and facing many defamation complaints over comments he has made on Facebook, posted another comment this month recalling the K5 plan, which ruling party officials believe brought peace and political stability to Cambodia.

29 Jan 2017 | 10:07 am