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Rainsy lobs 'bribery' claim at PM - The Phnom Penh Post


Rainsy lobs 'bribery' claim at PM
The Phnom Penh Post
While the CNRP prepares for talks with their ruling party counterparts at home, the party's exiled president Sam Rainsy continued his offensive against Prime Minister Hun Sen over the weekend. At a speech to supporters in France, Rainsy attacked the ...

15 Jan 2017 | 8:03 pm

Adhoc Prisoner Talks Left Off Upcoming Meeting Agenda - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Adhoc Prisoner Talks Left Off Upcoming Meeting Agenda
The Cambodia Daily
But last week, Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak, director of Mr. Kheng's cabinet, said negotiations to free the group were superfluous amid racially charged criticism from opposition leader Sam Rainsy of the CPP's celebration of January 7, the ...
Parties to talk, but no date setKhmer Times

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15 Jan 2017 | 5:33 pm

Divide and rule: Cambodia's opposition in pre-election test - Asia Times


Asia Times

Divide and rule: Cambodia's opposition in pre-election test
Asia Times
The CPP appears now to be driving a wedge between the two opposition leaders. On January 8, reporters in Cambodia received an email from Sam Rainsy, currently exiled in France, that included a declaration he said was produced by the CPP to force the ...

12 Jan 2017 | 1:53 am

No Prisoner Talks While Rainsy Bites, CPP Says - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

No Prisoner Talks While Rainsy Bites, CPP Says
The Cambodia Daily
The ruling party is refusing to continue negotiations over the release of at least five jailed government critics because opposition leader Sam Rainsy continues to hurl insults at the CPP from exile, the Interior Ministry's spokesman said on Wednesday.

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11 Jan 2017 | 5:39 pm

Rainsy: Hun Sen holding 'hostages' - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Rainsy: Hun Sen holding 'hostages'
Khmer Times
Observers have claimed that the pardons were a political ploy to drive a wedge between the two top leaders of the CNRP, Mr. Sokha and Mr. Rainsy, who fled Cambodia in 2015 to avoid arrest and cannot return after being officially exiled from the kingdom.

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10 Jan 2017 | 11:07 am

Political Parties to Hold Meeting to End Long-Standing Political Tensions - VOA Khmer (English)


Anadolu Agency

Political Parties to Hold Meeting to End Long-Standing Political Tensions
VOA Khmer (English)
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, left, shakes hands with opposition party leader Sam Rainsy, right, after a meeting, as Sar Kheng, center, deputy prime minister, looks on at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Share.
Cambodia's Rainsy: Prisoners only freed if deal inkedAnadolu Agency
Leaked Letter Purports to Show CPP's Bid to Divide CNRPThe Cambodia Daily
CNRP rejects deal 'proviso'The Phnom Penh Post
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9 Jan 2017 | 10:25 am

Cambodian Prisoners Used as Bargaining Chips - Radio Free Asia


Cambodian Prisoners Used as Bargaining Chips
Radio Free Asia
CNRP president Sam Rainsy told RFA that talks aimed at freeing the prisoners failed when Kem Sokha did not agree to follow the CPP's order that he says was aimed at destroying the CNRP leadership, and it giving authorities an excuse to leave them in jail.

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5 Jan 2017 | 5:15 pm

PM's attempt to 'split' CNRP will fail: Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

PM's attempt to 'split' CNRP will fail: Rainsy
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said that Prime Minister Hun Sen is “dreaming” if he believes he can split the leadership of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, describing deputy opposition leader Kem Sokha as his “life-long partner in the rescue of the ...

2 Jan 2017 | 4:24 pm

Jail Time Piles Up for Sam Rainsy - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Jail Time Piles Up for Sam Rainsy
The Cambodia Daily
CNRP President Sam Rainsy was handed a five-year prison sentence by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday, adding to a previous two-year term he has evaded in exile. He was convicted along with two of his Facebook managers over a video ...
Sam Rainsy Sentenced to Five YearsKhmer Times
Cambodian court sentences exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy to five years in prisonSouth China Morning Post
Cambodia: Opposition leader sentenced to five years over fake Facebook postInternational Business Times UK
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27 Dec 2016 | 5:46 pm

Rainsy Threatens to 'Crush' Election Holdouts; Analysts Scoff - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Rainsy Threatens to 'Crush' Election Holdouts; Analysts Scoff
The Cambodia Daily
“I do not think Sam Rainsy's scenario is remotely possible,” he said in an email. “If Sam Rainsy is permitted to return and during the campaign it appears he is picking up support I predict things will prove nasty. Hun Sen and his regime are not going ...
CNRP to 'crush' CPP: RainsyThe Phnom Penh Post
CPP on Election FootingKhmer Times

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18 Dec 2016 | 6:08 pm