Cambodia News: sam rainsy

Japan Should Stop Acting Like China in Cambodia - Human Rights Watch

Japan Should Stop Acting Like China in Cambodia  Human Rights Watch

In a dimly lit ballroom at a Tokyo luxury hotel, Sok Chenda Sophea, the secretary general of the Council for the Development of Cambodia and the minister ...

22 Mar 2019 | 4:34 pm

'Rainsy deserves pardon and title' - The Cambodia Daily

'Rainsy deserves pardon and title'  The Cambodia Daily

Social and political analyst Lao Mong Hay on Tuesday called on King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath to grant Cambodia National ...

21 Mar 2019 | 8:27 pm

Warrants Issued for 8 Former Cambodian Opposition Leaders Charged With Treason - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Warrants Issued for 8 Former Cambodian Opposition Leaders Charged With Treason  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

The warrants were issued shortly after Sam Rainsy made a public statement pledging to return to Cambodia despite the threat of arrest.

21 Mar 2019 | 11:58 am

PM Hun Sen: Cambodia will not die without EBA scheme - The Phnom Penh Post

PM Hun Sen: Cambodia will not die without EBA scheme  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday reiterated that he would not be overly concerned if Cambodia had its access to the EU's “Everything But Arms” (EBA) ...

20 Mar 2019 | 10:11 pm

Five more former CNRP officials granted political rehabilitation - The Phnom Penh Post

Five more former CNRP officials granted political rehabilitation  The Phnom Penh Post

Five more former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) senior officials were granted political rehabilitation on Tuesday, a day after they submitted requests ...

19 Mar 2019 | 8:54 pm

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip - The New York Times

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip  The New York Times

BANGKOK — A Cambodian court has issued arrest warrants for eight opposition leaders who fled abroad for safety but say they are now trying to return.

19 Mar 2019 | 7:57 am

Authorities question men staying at former CNRP HQ - The Phnom Penh Post

Authorities question men staying at former CNRP HQ  The Phnom Penh Post

Phnom Penh municipal authorities brought four men staying at the headquarters of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in for questioning at a ...

18 Mar 2019 | 9:17 pm

PM sues ex-senator for $1M - The Phnom Penh Post

PM sues ex-senator for $1M  The Phnom Penh Post

A lawyer representing Prime Minister Hun Sen filed a lawsuit to Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday demanding four billion riel [around $1 million] ...

18 Mar 2019 | 8:23 pm

Six More Cambodian Opposition Officials Apply For ‘Political Rehabilitation,’ Bringing Total to Nine - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Six More Cambodian Opposition Officials Apply For ‘Political Rehabilitation,’ Bringing Total to Nine  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Five former senior officials from Cambodia's banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) applied for political rehabilitation from the government ...

18 Mar 2019 | 3:09 pm

Cambodian court issues arrest warrants for top opposition leaders - Al Jazeera English

Cambodian court issues arrest warrants for top opposition leaders  Al Jazeera English

Exiled politicians accused of incitement to commit felony and plotting treason after announcing plans to return.

17 Mar 2019 | 9:37 pm

Cambodia Takes Aim at Critics Who Post on Facebook - VOA News

Cambodia Takes Aim at Critics Who Post on Facebook  VOA News

A series of user arrests suggests the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen, an avid and adept Facebooker, is placing new limits on freedom of expression.

16 Mar 2019 | 9:40 pm

Gen Pisen instructs soldiers to always be loyal to nation and government - Khmer Times

Gen Pisen instructs soldiers to always be loyal to nation and government  Khmer Times

Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) commander-in-chief General Vong Pisen has called on soldiers to be loyal to the nation and strictly implement the ...

14 Mar 2019 | 8:10 am

PM tells lawyers to prepare $2M lawsuit - The Phnom Penh Post

PM tells lawyers to prepare $2M lawsuit  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen has told his lawyers to prepare a lawsuit to demand $2 million compensation from property seized from an opposition politician who has ...

13 Mar 2019 | 8:24 pm

The Mirage of a Cambodia Palace Coup - The Diplomat

The Mirage of a Cambodia Palace Coup  The Diplomat

Suggestions by Sam Rainsy of a palace coup grossly overestimate factionalism in the CPP and underestimate Hun Sen's power.

13 Mar 2019 | 2:17 pm

More than 30 court cases to be filed against Sam Rainsy: PM - Khmer Times

More than 30 court cases to be filed against Sam Rainsy: PM  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that his lawyers have prepared to file dozens of lawsuits against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy over insulting.

13 Mar 2019 | 1:43 am

Six former opposition activists fearing arrest seek asylum - Khmer Times

Six former opposition activists fearing arrest seek asylum  Khmer Times

A former opposition party activist has revealed that six CNRP activists have fled the country and are now seeking asylum after they were charged by Kampong ...

12 Mar 2019 | 1:15 pm

Six CNRP Activists Apply For Asylum After Fleeing Cambodia - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Six CNRP Activists Apply For Asylum After Fleeing Cambodia  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Six members of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party who fled Cambodia this week ahead of likely arrest have now applied for political asylum outside ...

11 Mar 2019 | 4:06 pm

Cambodian Authorities Arrest Business Tycoon Kith Theang After Drug Raid at His Nightclub - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Authorities Arrest Business Tycoon Kith Theang After Drug Raid at His Nightclub  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Authorities in Cambodia Monday arrested business tycoon Kith Theang in connection with a Feb. 23 drug raid at a Phnom Penh nightclub he owns. In that raid ...

11 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Rainsy blasted by CNRP over rehab remarks - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy blasted by CNRP over rehab remarks  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy has been slammed for saying it is a “stupid and disgraceful act of submission” for banned former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials ...

10 Mar 2019 | 9:12 pm

Take 'golden opportunity' Sokha supporters urged - The Phnom Penh Post

Take 'golden opportunity' Sokha supporters urged  The Phnom Penh Post

Supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president, Kem Sokha, and his daughter, Kem Monovitya, were on ...

7 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Authorities Question Activist Who Held Gathering to Support Opposition Chief’s Return - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Authorities Question Activist Who Held Gathering to Support Opposition Chief’s Return  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Authorities in northwestern Cambodia's Banteay Meanchey province on Tuesday summoned a former local representative of the now-dissolved opposition ...

5 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's opposition dreams of a military mutiny | Article - Asia Times

Cambodia's opposition dreams of a military mutiny | Article  Asia Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen firmly commands the top brass but exiled politician Sam Rainsy sees vulnerability among the lower ranks.

5 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Rainsy loses Sokha bet, analysts keep guessing - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy loses Sokha bet, analysts keep guessing  The Phnom Penh Post

As the March 3 deadline passed on Sunday, Sam Rainsy lost his wager with Prime Minister Hun Sen on Kem Sokha's legal situation. And analysts are predicting ...

4 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM says there's no threat of Chinese domination - ABC News

Cambodian PM says there's no threat of Chinese domination  ABC News

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday defended his country's close ties with Beijing, declaring that a surge of mainland visitors and investment does not ...

1 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM dismisses threat of Chinese colonisation - South China Morning Post

Cambodian PM dismisses threat of Chinese colonisation  South China Morning Post

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has defended his country's close ties with Beijing, declaring that a surge of mainland visitors and investment does not put ...

1 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Kong Korm: Withdrawing EBA serves Rainsy's ambitions - The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm: Withdrawing EBA serves Rainsy's ambitions  The Phnom Penh Post

Political veteran Kong Korm on Monday sent a letter to EU Ambassador George Edgar accusing his one-time ally Sam Rainsy of using the president of the ...

27 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Prime Minister Hun Sen thanks Facebook for restoring account after being hacked, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen thanks Facebook for restoring account after being hacked, National  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen thanked Facebook for its help in returning his account to normal after he revealed it was hacked on Monday. He also urged tech-savvy ...

27 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia morning news for February 25 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for February 25  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for February 25, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

25 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

PM changing terms makes bet null and void, claims Rainsy, National, Politics - The Phnom Penh Post

PM changing terms makes bet null and void, claims Rainsy, National, Politics  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) “acting president” Sam Rainsy on Wednesday claimed his notorious wager with Prime Minister Hun Sen over the fate ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View  The Diplomat

Withdrawing Cambodia's EBA privileges might not do more harm than good.

22 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy's moral dilemma - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy's moral dilemma  Khmer Times

As Sam Rainsy vacillates between returning or not returning to Cambodia, one thing is certain – his integrity and reputation as head of the now-dissolved ...

21 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Former Opposition Leader Warns of ‘Massacre’ Over Leaked Order to ‘Destroy’ CNRP - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Former Opposition Leader Warns of ‘Massacre’ Over Leaked Order to ‘Destroy’ CNRP  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Hun Sen and other senior CPP officials have made threats prior to the July 2018 election that the opposition would be “destroyed” or “killed” if sanctions were ...

20 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Investigation on Sam Rainsy's incitement case completed - Khmer Times

Investigation on Sam Rainsy's incitement case completed  Khmer Times

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has concluded its investigation into two criminal cases of incitement and insulting against former opposition leader Sam ...

18 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Rainsy will return at 'favourable time' - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy will return at 'favourable time'  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy on Saturday suggested he would not return to Cambodia as he had previously promised, saying that like liberators King Father ...

18 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Defies Hun Sen Threats, Repeats Promise to Return - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Defies Hun Sen Threats, Repeats Promise to Return  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy vowed again on Friday to go back to Cambodia after more than three years abroad, defying threats by ruling Prime ...

15 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia? - The Diplomat

Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia?  The Diplomat

Last November, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen agreed to a wager with the exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy. Broadly speaking, the understanding was ...

15 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Former Opposition Leader Warns Chinese Immigrants Not to ‘Provoke Backlash’ - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Former Opposition Leader Warns Chinese Immigrants Not to ‘Provoke Backlash’  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Sam Rainsy said the large influx of Chinese immigrants to Cambodia, coinciding with a construction boom and waning relations with the West, could lead to a ...

13 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy slammed for anti-Chinese rhetoric - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy slammed for anti-Chinese rhetoric  Khmer Times

A senior CPP official yesterday issued a statement condemning former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for perceived prejudice against Chinese nationals in the ...

12 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Foreign Ministry Condemns Sam Rainsy’s Calls for ‘Uprisings’ - VOA Khmer

Foreign Ministry Condemns Sam Rainsy’s Calls for ‘Uprisings’  VOA Khmer

Cambodia also urged the international community not to interfere in its internal affairs and respect its sovereignty. WASHINGTON —. Cambodia's foreign ministry ...

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Ministry blasts Sam Rainsy over 'mutinous' comments - Khmer Times

Ministry blasts Sam Rainsy over 'mutinous' comments  Khmer Times

The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Saturday issued a statement slamming comments condemning the government made by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy on ...

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia to arrest Rainsy if he returns - The Manila Times

Cambodia to arrest Rainsy if he returns  The Manila Times

The Cambodian General Immigration Department (GID) has ordered its officials to arrest former opposition leader Sam Rainsy should he return to the kingdom.

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Next Article Sam Rainsy's arrest ordered upon arrival - Khmer Times

Next Article Sam Rainsy's arrest ordered upon arrival  Khmer Times

The General Immigration Department has ordered its officials to arrest former opposition leader Sam Rainsy should he return to the Kingdom.

7 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy slammed for wanting to 'liberate' Kingdom - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy slammed for wanting to 'liberate' Kingdom  Khmer Times

Government officials blasted former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for calling on Cambodians living overseas to return with him to a “liberate Cambodia” later ...

6 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Video: Will Sam Rainsy Return? - The Phnom Penh Post

Video: Will Sam Rainsy Return?  The Phnom Penh Post

Another year, another promise from Sam Rainsy that he will return to Cambodia -- it still remains to be seen how the self-proclaimed court-dissolved CNRP ...

6 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Rainsy: Return to Cambodia imminent - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Return to Cambodia imminent  The Phnom Penh Post

In a Facebook post on Sunday, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy once again ...

4 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy would be 'beaten or killed' if he ever returns - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy would be 'beaten or killed' if he ever returns  The Phnom Penh Post

Political analyst Lao Mong Hay has predicted that Sam Rainsy would be jailed, beaten or killed if he ever returned to the Kingdom as he has claimed he would.

31 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia seeks opposition leader's arrest amid EU sanctions threat - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia seeks opposition leader's arrest amid EU sanctions threat  Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia renewed calls for arrest of veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Monday amid the threat of sanctions by the European Union, its biggest ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Seeks Opposition Leader's Arrest Amid EU Sanctions Threat - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Seeks Opposition Leader's Arrest Amid EU Sanctions Threat  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia renewed calls on Monday for the arrest of veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy as it faces the threat of sanctions from the European Union, its biggest ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM Hun Sen - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM Hun Sen  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Interior Ministry has received a warrant to arrest acting president of the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy upon ...

26 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Rainsy still prone to arrest: Hun Sen - Khmer Times

Rainsy still prone to arrest: Hun Sen  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned Sam Rainsy that he could be arrested by the Royal Cambodian Army should the exiled former opposition leader return to ...

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Government to follow court's wishes should Rainsy make a return - The Phnom Penh Post

Government to follow court's wishes should Rainsy make a return  The Phnom Penh Post

A government statement on Tuesday said legal action would be taken against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy should the Supreme Court request it, if he ...

24 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

CNRP 'preparing budget for the return of Rainsy' - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP 'preparing budget for the return of Rainsy'  The Phnom Penh Post

The permanent committee of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) held a meeting in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the US on ...

22 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy slammed for planned CNRP meeting in US - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy slammed for planned CNRP meeting in US  Khmer Times

Kem Sokha's supporters slam Rainsy for planning to host a CNRP meeting in the US.

17 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Rainsy: Charge me with treason alongside Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Charge me with treason alongside Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday asked to be charged with treason alongside his fellow Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) co-founder Kem ...

10 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Rainsy faces CNRP backlash after 'cheap' jibe at barred 118 - The Cambodia Daily

Rainsy faces CNRP backlash after 'cheap' jibe at barred 118  The Cambodia Daily

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy faced a backlash after narrowing his prediction that “99 per cent” of banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) politicians ...

4 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

CPP hit back at Rainsy's 'rift' and 'fear' claims against party - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP hit back at Rainsy's 'rift' and 'fear' claims against party  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan on Monday hit back at claims from former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who accused Prime Minister ...

1 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Sar Kheng again rebukes Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Sar Kheng again rebukes Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday denied an accusation by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy that he told the latter not to return to Cambodia following his ...

31 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's exiled opposition leader vows to return home for fight - Nikkei Asian Review

Cambodia's exiled opposition leader vows to return home for fight  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's exiled opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, a longtime foe of Prime Minister Hun Sen, has vowed to return to the country next year.

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia threatens to arrest opposition politician if he returns home - South China Morning Post

Cambodia threatens to arrest opposition politician if he returns home  South China Morning Post

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen warned on Wednesday that a prominent opposition figure who lives in self-imposed exile abroad would risk being arrested ...

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia PM Dares Opposition Leader to Return, Threatens Arrest - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia PM Dares Opposition Leader to Return, Threatens Arrest  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday issued a challenge to self-exiled Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Acting President Sam Rainsy, ...

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRP: Rainsy set for return to Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP: Rainsy set for return to Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

A facebook post over the weekend claimed Cambodia National Rescue Party acting president Sam Rainsy will return to Cambodia “before Khmer New Year” ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy ordered to pay Hun Sen - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy ordered to pay Hun Sen  Khmer Times

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld two lower court verdicts to convict former opposition leader Sam Rainsy of defamation and order him to pay about $1 ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Activists Summoned by Police, Pressured to Defect - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Activists Summoned by Police, Pressured to Defect  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Following a recent pledge by opposition leader Rainsy to return next year to Cambodia, police in Kandal province have questioned local Cambodia National ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy Pledges to Return to Cambodia in 2019 Amid Disagreements in Opposition Party Ranks - The Cambodia Daily

Sam Rainsy Pledges to Return to Cambodia in 2019 Amid Disagreements in Opposition Party Ranks  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian opposition politician Sam Rainsy, living in self-imposed exile since 2016, has vowed to return to Cambodia in 2019 to fight for democracy, amid ...

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Kong Korm: 'Arrogant' Sam Rainsy has 'betrayed the people's will' - The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm: 'Arrogant' Sam Rainsy has 'betrayed the people's will'  The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm, the former top adviser to the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who recently announced his return to the political ...

17 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy: Do not surrender to Hun Sen's lies - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy: Do not surrender to Hun Sen's lies  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy has called on supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) “to not surrender to Hun Sen's lies” as the prime minister “aims to split the ...

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy warns of 'betrayal' if 118 play 'Hun Sen's game' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy warns of 'betrayal' if 118 play 'Hun Sen's game'  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Tuesday warned that those in his court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who “play [Prime Minister] Hun ...

13 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy: We aren't interested in recovering our political rights - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy: We aren't interested in recovering our political rights  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly, which will host its plenary session on Thursday, will debate the proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties, ...

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack  The Diplomat

PHNOM PENH — Cambodia's merged opposition party teeters on the edge of a damaging split after its self-exiled former leader Sam Rainsy said that he had ...

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored'  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a ...

11 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha faction slams Sam Rainsy nomination as 'party coup' - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha faction slams Sam Rainsy nomination as 'party coup'  The Phnom Penh Post

Pros-sokha leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), including one of his daughters, have slammed the decision of the party's international ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Court delays ruling in Sam Rainsy defamation case - The Phnom Penh Post

Court delays ruling in Sam Rainsy defamation case  The Phnom Penh Post

The Supreme Court on Wednesday delayed its ruling in the Sam Rainsy defamation case in which the newly nominated Cambodia National Rescue Party ...

6 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

European Sanctions Are a Response to Cambodia's Totalitarian Shift - The Diplomat

European Sanctions Are a Response to Cambodia's Totalitarian Shift  The Diplomat

Since 2001 Cambodia has benefited from an exceptional trading advantage, granted by the European Union thanks to an initiative known as “Everything But ...

6 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy made acting president of the dissolved CNRP - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy made acting president of the dissolved CNRP  Khmer Times

Exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has been appointed as the acting president of the dissolved CNRP pending the conclusion of the treason case ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy made acting president of the dissolved CNRP - Khmer Times

Rainsy made acting president of the dissolved CNRP  Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy was made acting president of the dissolved CNRP party in a conference held in the US while former opposition leader Kem Sokha opposed the ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen to 'step down' if he loses Sam Rainsy bet over Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen to 'step down' if he loses Sam Rainsy bet over Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen has promised to step down as prime minister while opposition figure Sam Rainsy pledges to turn himself in as forfeits if the long-term political rivals ...

12 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

High stakes in Hun Sen/Sam Rainsy wager - Khmer Times

High stakes in Hun Sen/Sam Rainsy wager  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has responded to Sam Rainsy's dare, and accepted the wager concerning the release of Kem Sokha, who is under court supervision.

10 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Admits ‘He Is The Court’ by Accepting Wager: Sam Rainsy - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Admits ‘He Is The Court’ by Accepting Wager: Sam Rainsy  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has implicitly admitted to controlling the country's courts by saying that Kem Sokha, the head of the now-dissolved ...

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen again slams Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Hun Sen again slams Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen slams former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for hampering the process of national reconciliation.

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

PM to Sam Rainsy: Wait until 'horse grows horns' for Kem Sokha release - The Phnom Penh Post

PM to Sam Rainsy: Wait until 'horse grows horns' for Kem Sokha release  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday slammed opposition figure Sam Rainsy's claim that the former president of his court-dissolved Cambodia National ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Government slams Sam Rainsy invite - The Phnom Penh Post

Government slams Sam Rainsy invite  The Phnom Penh Post

Government officials on Tuesday slammed the Inter-Parliamentary Union's (IPU) apparent invitation to Cambodia National Rescue Movement (CNRM) leader ...

17 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Domestic Politics in the Spotlight at the United Nations - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Domestic Politics in the Spotlight at the United Nations  The Diplomat

With protests planned in New York, the Southeast Asian state's politics is set to be on display this weekend.

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy cancels rally - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy cancels rally  Khmer Times

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy cancelled leading a rally in New York against Prime Minister Hun Sen who takes part in the United Nations General ...

27 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts ‘Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership’ - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts ‘Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership’  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's former opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Tuesday dismissed recent comments by Minister of Interior Sar Kheng who said the release of current ...

18 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy misses yet another court date - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy misses yet another court date  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Sam Rainsy missed a court date again on Thursday after having done so on July 12 as well. He was ...

14 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM 'would lose a democratic election', opposition leader says - FRANCE 24

Cambodian PM 'would lose a democratic election', opposition leader says  FRANCE 24

In late 2017, Sam Rainsy was found guilty of defaming Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and ordered to pay $1 million in damages. Then Cambodia National ...

11 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen refuses to meet Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Hun Sen refuses to meet Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday reiterated that there will be no negotiation between him and former opposition leader Sam Rainsy during his scheduled visits ...

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha: Jailed for standing up to Cambodia's strongman - BBC News

Kem Sokha: Jailed for standing up to Cambodia's strongman  BBC News

Kem Sokha could have led the opposition to victory in Cambodia but a year after his arrest, remains in jail.

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Former CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Slams Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen For Holding Political Detainees ‘Hostage’ - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Former CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Slams Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen For Holding Political Detainees ‘Hostage’  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The former chief of Cambodia's now-dissolved opposition party on Friday accused Prime Minister Hun Sen of using the country's political detainees as pawns in ...

24 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy pleads for Kem Sokha's release - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy pleads for Kem Sokha's release  Khmer Times

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has called on Prime Minister Hun Sen to help secure the release of former CNRP leader Kem Sokha who was arrested on ...

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodians casting votes in a 'sham' election - DW (English)

Cambodians casting votes in a 'sham' election  DW (English)

Cambodia has held a general election in which the ruling party faces almost no challenge. PM Hun Sen lambasted the opposition call to boycott the polls, saying ...

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy: Hun Sen will be 'the ultimate loser' - DW (English)

Sam Rainsy: Hun Sen will be 'the ultimate loser'  DW (English)

Cambodian PM Hun Sen is running virtually unopposed in Cambodia's general election on July 29. DW spoke with former opposition leader Sam Rainsy about ...

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Boycott sham Cambodian elections, says opponent Rainsy - Reuters

Boycott sham Cambodian elections, says opponent Rainsy  Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Cambodians must show Prime Minister Hun Sen that his time is up by boycotting “fake” elections this month, and Western powers need to ...

19 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy defies another court summons - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy defies another court summons  Khmer Times

Former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy fails to appear for questioning at Phnom Penh Court.

13 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian opposition figure charged under new ‘royal insult’ law - South China Morning Post

Cambodian opposition figure charged under new ‘royal insult’ law  South China Morning Post

Rainsy faces up to five years in prison if found guilty but is not expected to appear in court as he lives in self-exile in France to avoid the mounting charges and ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's former opposition leader calls for election boycott - Reuters

Cambodia's former opposition leader calls for election boycott  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's former opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, called on Sunday for Cambodians to boycott a general election set for July 29 if ...

8 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian leader Hun Sen's Facebook 'likes' become subject of lawsuit - The Guardian

Cambodian leader Hun Sen's Facebook 'likes' become subject of lawsuit  The Guardian

The exiled Cambodian politician Sam Rainsy has filed a legal suit against Facebook, demanding it hand over any information which could prove that the ...

9 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Sam Rainsy found guilty of defamation, ordered to pay $1 million - Reuters

Cambodia's Sam Rainsy found guilty of defamation, ordered to pay $1 million  Reuters

A Phnom Penh court on Friday found veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy guilty of defaming Prime Minister Hun Sen and ordered him to pay damages of $1 ...

28 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Inside the Paris apartment where Sam Rainsy runs Cambodia's opposition - euronews [English edition]

Inside the Paris apartment where Sam Rainsy runs Cambodia's opposition  euronews [English edition]

We spent the day finding out what an exiled Cambodian politician does in Paris.

14 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns - BBC News

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy resigns  BBC News

Sam Rainsy is the opposition's most high-profile figure, despite living in self-imposed exile.

11 Feb 2017 | 2:00 am