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Further ex-CNRP called for questioning

Publication date 20 May 2019 | 09:11 | ICT

Thirty-five former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) members and activists in Battambang province have now been called for questioning regarding the alleged violation of a Supreme Court ruling that saw their party dissolved.



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    Publication date 25 April 2019 | 08:24 | ICT

    Ou Chanrath has said that the hostile welcome granted him by his fellow Cambodians recently in South Korea showed that the hearts of supposedly democratic people remain closed and that the mindset of smearing one another resembled t

  • Former CNRP official detained for remarks against PM Hun Sen

    Publication date 24 April 2019 | 08:09 | ICT

    The former deputy executive committee chief of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in Tbong Khmum province was placed in pre-trial detention on Tuesday, a day after he was arrested for incitement for co

  • Court hears two cases against CNRP’s Rainsy

    Publication date 23 April 2019 | 09:14 | ICT

    Phnom Penh Municipal court on Monday heard two cases against Sam Rainsy, “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on charges of inciting the military and insulting King Norodom Sihamon

  • Prime Minister: Ignore group’s calls to stage ‘a coup d’etat’

    Publication date 23 April 2019 | 08:41 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday told Sar Kheng and other government officials not to respond to an unnamed group who he said had urged the Minister of Interior to stage a coup against the leader of the ruling Cambodian People’s Par

  • Sar Kheng refutes diminishing democracy claim

    Publication date 22 April 2019 | 10:36 | ICT

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Sunday refuted claims that the Kingdom’s democracy has taken a step backwards in recent years.

  • Political party president detained over ‘incitement’

    Publication date 22 April 2019 | 09:51 | ICT

    Preah Vihear provincial court has detained the president of the Democratic Republic Party and an accomplice for “inciting others to encroach on community land and inciting violence”, court spokeswoman Chum Kaniya said on Sunday.

  • Thousands attend CNRP-organised pro-democracy vigil in South Korea

    Publication date 22 April 2019 | 08:58 | ICT

    Thousands of supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Saturday gathered in the South Korean city of Gwangju to hold a candlelight demonstration calling for the “liberation” of democracy in C

  • Rainsy: Don’t take warrants seriously

    Publication date 09 April 2019 | 08:41 | ICT

    The co-founder of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Sam Rainsy, has called on countries “that respect democratic principles” to ignore the arrest warrants outstanding against him and seven other coll

  • Lay Sreng announces his retirement from politics

    Publication date 08 April 2019 | 07:32 | ICT

    Former deputy prime minister Lu Lay Sreng on Sunday landed in Cambodia and announced his retirement from politics, less than a week after Prime Minister Hun Sen assured him of a safe return and exemption from court cases for defamat

  • Government notes 25 UN UPR rights recommendations as political

    Publication date 04 April 2019 | 09:43 | ICT

    The government on Tuesday said it had “noted” 25 recommendations made by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), saying they were part of a political agenda and linked to the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue