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20 Sep 2018 | 2:12 pm

Cambodia's Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts 'Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership' - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts 'Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership'
The Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's former opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Tuesday dismissed recent comments by Minister of Interior Sar Kheng who said the release of current opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha from pre-trial detention last ...

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18 Sep 2018 | 7:34 pm

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


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 due to appear at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court – following a summons served by ...

13 Sep 2018 | 8:27 pm

Sam Rainsy ignores court summons again - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy ignores court summons again
Khmer Times
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy again failed to appear at Phnom Penh Municipal Court for questioning over allegations that he insulted the King. Deputy court prosecutor Sieng Sok said today that Mr Rainsy was charged after claiming that King ...

13 Sep 2018 | 9:19 am

James Ricketson to seek Cambodian king's pardon after spying conviction - The Guardian


The Guardian

James Ricketson to seek Cambodian king's pardon after spying conviction
The Guardian
The court heard Ricketson had captured footage of secret security deployments and offered it to the then-leader of the CNRP, Sam Rainsy, who now lives in exile. However, prosecutors would not say for which country Ricketson was spying, despite repeated ...

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5 Sep 2018 | 2:08 am

'Hun Sen Cannot Ignore the Power of International Pressure': Interview - Radio Free Asia


'Hun Sen Cannot Ignore the Power of International Pressure': Interview
Radio Free Asia
Sam Rainsy: I know that Hun Sen is now under tremendous pressure from the international community to release Kem Sokha immediately. I am very confident that Hun Sen cannot dodge such pressure. He will have to release Kem Sokha in the very near ...

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4 Sep 2018 | 3:01 pm

Hun Sen refuses to meet Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times


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 to Europe and the United States. His denial came as a political analyst called for him and Mr ...
Hun Sen slams call for meeting with RainsyThe Phnom Penh Post

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3 Sep 2018 | 3:03 pm

Rainsy: Gov't should sue US, Germany over Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Gov't should sue US, Germany over Sokha
The Phnom Penh Post
Weighing in again on the detention of former opposition colleague Kem Sokha, Sam Rainsy suggested over the weekend that US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel should also be prosecuted for their alleged involvement in ...

2 Sep 2018 | 10:00 pm

'Why run?' Rainsy asked after treason charge call - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

'Why run?' Rainsy asked after treason charge call
The Phnom Penh Post
Rainsy took to Facebook on Thursday and said: “I, Sam Rainsy, co-founder and former president of the CNRP, officially ask to be accused of the same 'treason' charges jointly with Kem Sokha, and to face prosecution along with my former colleague and ...

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30 Aug 2018 | 8:04 pm

PM, Rainsy clash over release of prisoners - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

PM, Rainsy clash over release of prisoners
The Phnom Penh Post
Despite prime minister-designate Hun Sen's insistence that the pardoning and release on Saturday of incarcerated former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leaders were not motivated by pressure from abroad, former opposition leader Sam Rainsy ...
Ex-lawmaker stays out of politicsKhmer Times

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26 Aug 2018 | 8:46 pm

Former CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Slams Cambodia's PM Hun Sen For Holding Political Detainees 'Hostage' - Radio Free Asia


Khmer Times

Former CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Slams Cambodia's PM Hun Sen For Holding Political Detainees 'Hostage'
Radio Free Asia
23, Hun Sen said he is mulling a mass release of political detainees that is likely to include a dozen members of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP)—Sam Rainsy's former party, but that it was contingent upon the opposition putting an end to ...
Hun Sen to seek pardons for jailed former opposition CNRP membersKhmer Times

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24 Aug 2018 | 4:13 pm

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