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Rehab for Camerin as more CNRP submit pleas

Publication date 19 March 2019 | 10:19 | ICT

Another of the original 118 senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials banned from politics was granted rehabilitation by Acting Head of State Say Chhum on Monday, as more politicians submitted requests.

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    Publication date 18 March 2019 | 07:50 | ICT

    A former opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker has said he will form a new political party after requesting political rehabilitation last week, while more pardon requests were predicted to be filed on Monday.

  • Rainsy: EU must hold firm in fight for democracy

    Publication date 18 March 2019 | 07:25 | ICT

    Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), has written a letter to the European Commission ahead of the visit of an EU “Everything But Arms” delegation this week.

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    Former senator Sor Chandeth has defended his choice of words when criticising Hun Sen, saying he was merely speaking metaphorically to attack the Prime Minister’s political life, not his actual person, as the latter seeks damages.

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    Publication date 11 March 2019 | 09:04 | ICT

    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 to request political rehabilitation.