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18 Jul 2018 | 12:55 am

Government officials accuse former opposition of misleading the people - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Government officials accuse former opposition of misleading the people
The Phnom Penh Post
We are not going to vote, clean fingers is following the King.” Eang had joined his ex-leader Sam Rainsy on Facebook in using the name of King Norodom Sihamoni, who, following the tradition of the head of state has never voted, as an example to boycott ...

17 Jul 2018 | 10:48 pm

Cambodia calls campaign to boycott election a 'crime' - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Cambodia calls campaign to boycott election a 'crime'
Daily Mail
Sam Rainsy, a senior opposition figure who helped found the CNRP and lives in self-exile in France, told AFP that the boycott was a form of political disobedience. "The CNRP is explaining to the population that voting is not legally binding in Cambodia ...

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17 Jul 2018 | 4:30 am

Cambodia's small parties aim for an electoral surprise - Asia Times


Asia Times

Cambodia's small parties aim for an electoral surprise
Asia Times
Many of its politicians were banned from politics for five years and have since gone into exile, following the path of party co-founder Sam Rainsy who fled the country in late 2015 to escape numerous political charges against him. CNRP president Kem ...
Opposition parties accused of legitimising sham Cambodian electionucanews
Hun Sen is tempting fate in Cambodia's election - Nikkei Asian ReviewNikkei Asian Review

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17 Jul 2018 | 3:24 am

Sam Rainsy welcomes treason charge - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy welcomes treason charge
The Phnom Penh Post
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy called the government's allegation of “treason” against him silly and claimed it provides him with an opportunity to highlight the persecution of indigenous people in the Kingdom. Rainsy, the former president of the ...
CPP official dismisses Rainsy's commentsKhmer Times

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16 Jul 2018 | 9:38 pm

Sam Rainsy defies another court summons - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy defies another court summons
Khmer Times
Former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy yesterday failed to appear for questioning at Phnom Penh Municipal Court over accusations that he insulted the King last month when he claimed a royal election letter was fake or written under duress. According to a court ...
Rainsy skips court in King insult caseThe Phnom Penh Post

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12 Jul 2018 | 5:02 pm

Court upholds Rainsy's conviction for 'forgery' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Court upholds Rainsy's conviction for 'forgery'
The Phnom Penh Post
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the five-year prison sentence handed to former Cambodia National Rescue Party president Sam Rainsy for his involvement in the dissemination of forged Cambodia-Vietnam border documents. “The Supreme Court ...

9 Jul 2018 | 11:25 pm

CPP spokesman hits back at Sam Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

CPP spokesman hits back at Sam Rainsy
The Phnom Penh Post
A ruling party spokesman on Tuesday hit back at a Facebook post by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, claiming that the Kingdom is borrowing too much money from China and allowing their interests to control too much of Preah Sihanouk and Koh Kong ...

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3 Jul 2018 | 10:47 pm

NEC brushes off petition from LI - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

NEC brushes off petition from LI
The Cambodia Daily
The National Election Committee (NEC) on Tuesday brushed off concerns over a petition written by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy and supported by UK-based Liberal International (LI). Read the full story: ...

29 Jun 2018 | 7:38 am

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
Rainsy stands by 'King's letter under duress' claimThe Phnom Penh Post
Exiled former Cambodian opposition leader Rainsy faces charges of insulting kingXinhua
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20 Jun 2018 | 3:54 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
Rainsy faces up to five years in prison if found guilty. But he is not expected to appear in court as he lives in self-exile in France to avoid the mounting charges and convictions against him, which he says are politically motivated. His opposition ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:33 am

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