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18 Jan 2018 | 12:33 am

After Rainsy calls for future protests, Hun Sen says elections will not take place amidst 'chaos' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

After Rainsy calls for future protests, Hun Sen says elections will not take place amidst 'chaos'
The Phnom Penh Post
Hun Sen's long-ruling Cambodian People's Party has repeatedly equated its now-dissolved political opposition to “rebels” in the past. In November, the Supreme Court summarily disbanded the Cambodia National Rescue Party – the CPP's only legitimate ...
Cambodia Vows to Probe Opposition 'Movement,' Take Legal ActionRadio Free Asia
PM says elections to go ahead as scheduledKhmer Times

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17 Jan 2018 | 6:07 pm

Local Officials Prepare to Vote for Ruling Party in Absence of Main Opposition - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Local Officials Prepare to Vote for Ruling Party in Absence of Main Opposition
VOA Khmer
In Popel Commune Hall, along the National Road Number 3 to Takeo province, Touch Pav, the commune chief, sits in front of other commune councilors, telling them he is going to vote for the CPP. “I am going to vote for CPP since I am from the CPP,” said ...

17 Jan 2018 | 10:52 am

Cambodian exile says postpone election to avoid violence - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodian exile says postpone election to avoid violence
Reuters
The vote should only be held once it can “meet minimum international standards”, Sam Rainsy wrote in a social media tweet. “This would avoid both violence and Cambodia becoming a pariah state,” he added. Western countries have condemned the dissolution ...
Gov't to investigate 'rescue movement' as spokesman gloats that no ...The Phnom Penh Post
Does Cambodia's New Opposition Party Really Matter?The Diplomat
Former Cambodia Opposition Leader Forms New 'Movement' for Fair ElectionsVOA Khmer
Khmer Times -Radio Free Asia
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17 Jan 2018 | 6:32 am

Cambodian Court Delays Bail Decision on Accused Australian Spy - Voice of America


Voice of America

Cambodian Court Delays Bail Decision on Accused Australian Spy
Voice of America
Ricketson has also at times strongly criticized the Cambodian government and filmed former opposition leader Sam Rainsy extensively for a political documentary until the party began distancing itself from him several years ago. Another of Ricketson's ...

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17 Jan 2018 | 6:07 am

Hun Manet rallies forces to defend nation - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Hun Manet rallies forces to defend nation
Khmer Times
In December, former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy posted on his Facebook page encouraging the armed forces to go against the government. “To soldiers and policemen, please don't obey orders from any dictator if they order you to shoot and kill innocent people ...

16 Jan 2018 | 5:05 pm

Rainsy, ex-CNRP officials form 'Rescue Movement' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy, ex-CNRP officials form 'Rescue Movement'
The Phnom Penh Post
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy announced over the weekend the creation of a new “movement” to counter an ongoing political crackdown, though concerns were raised from within the now-dissolved CNRP that it could further divide the party and put ...
Signs of division in Cambodia's opposition over new groupReuters
New movement set up by CNRPKhmer Times

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14 Jan 2018 | 6:04 pm

Sam Rainsy and exiled Cambodian opposition leaders set up new political movement - ABC Online


ABC Online

Sam Rainsy and exiled Cambodian opposition leaders set up new political movement
ABC Online
Huy Vannak, undersecretary of state at the Interior Ministry, called the movement "desperate" and Sam Rainsy "a serial loser". "I advise the people on this list about the spirit of the Cambodian Supreme Court's decision on the prohibition of political ...

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14 Jan 2018 | 3:12 am

Rainsy ignores summons as Sonando fails to appear - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy ignores summons as Sonando fails to appear
The Phnom Penh Post
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy – who is currently in self-imposed exile to avoid a host of politically tinged convictions – ignored a summons yesterday in yet another case filed at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court. Vong Pheakdey, a lawyer for the ...

11 Jan 2018 | 5:46 pm

Rainsy hit with latest defamation conviction, fined $1M - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy hit with latest defamation conviction, fined $1M
The Phnom Penh Post
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy was found guilty of defamation and ordered to pay 4 billion riel (about $1 million) to Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday for alleging that the premier bribed pro-government activist Thy Sovantha to attack the ...
Rainsy fined $1m for defamationKhmer Times

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31 Dec 2017 | 2:47 am

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


Reuters

Cambodia's Sam Rainsy found guilty of defamation, ordered to pay $1 million
Reuters
A judge at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday found Sam Rainsy guilty and ordered him to pay Hun Sen $1 million in damages and a fine of $2,500. It gave him a month to appeal. Sam Rainsy, who resigned from the CNRP in February but rejoined last ...
Cambodia Court Fines Opposition Leader $1 Million for Facebook PostWall Street Journal
Cambodian court orders exiled ex-opposition leader to pay 1 mln USD to PM in defamation caseXinhua
Cambodian Court Orders Former CNRP Chief to Pay Hefty Defamation FineRadio Free Asia
Times of India
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29 Dec 2017 | 1:15 am