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Cambodia king pardons jailed opposition lawmaker

Aug 25, 2018 - 9:57 PM

In an interview with government-aligned media, Um Sam An says his newfound freedom was a chance to 'reconcile the nation'

PARDONED. Former Cambodian opposition lawmaker Um Sam An (R) speaks to media at a pagoda after he was released by royal pardon in Phnom Penh on August 25, 2018. Photo by Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP

Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again

Aug 22, 2018 - 5:58 PM

Kem Sokha's supporters earlier hoped he would be freed once the election result is beyond dispute

KEM SOKHA. Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha (L) is escorted by police at his home in Phnom Penh on September 3, 2017. File photo by AFP

[OPINION] Finding a way forward for Cambodia after sham elections

Aug 21, 2018 - 2:26 PM

The Prime Minister is treating Cambodia as a personal fiefdom that can one day be handed over to one of his sons

Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition

Aug 16, 2018 - 4:29 PM

The dissolved opposition is planning on ramping up efforts with governments abroad to put more pressure on Cambodian leader Hun Sen

HUN SEN. Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen delivers his address before a huge gathering for garment workers in Phnom Penh on August 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO

Without an opposition, Hun Sen vows runaway win in Cambodia polls

Jul 27, 2018 - 2:55 PM

The only serious challenger to the ruling Cambodian People's Party was dissolved by the Supreme Court in November

RIVALS ELIMINATED. Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen (center) waves at supporters during a campaign rally in Phnom Penh on July 27, 2018. Photo bt Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP

Cambodian opposition party dissolved by Supreme Court

Nov 16, 2017 - 8:49 PM

The verdict was widely expected from a justice system heavily warped by the influence of long-standing premier Hun Sen, who is accused of ruthlessly targeting rivals in the run-up to 2018 polls

PARTY'S OVER. Supporters of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) sit at CNRP headquarters in Phnom Penh on November 16, 2017. Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP

Cambodia opposition leader charged with treason, espionage – court

Sep 05, 2017 - 1:56 PM

The case comes as opponents of Cambodia s strongman premier as well as NGOs and the critical press have increasingly been smothered by court cases and threats ahead of a crunch general election next year

UNDER ARREST. Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha (L) is escorted by police at his home in Phnom Penh on September 3, 2017. Stringer/AFP

Cambodian rivals begin talks to end deadlock

Jul 22, 2014 - 1:41 PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen who has held power for nearly three decades shook hands with opposition leader Sam Rainsy as their first face to face talks since last September got under way

OPPONENTS. Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy (L) and Prime Minister Hun Sen (R). Rainsy photo by EPA/Khem Sovannara; Sen photo by AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy

Cambodian politicians charged with insurrection

Jul 17, 2014 - 8:04 AM

The activists who include five MPs elect were arrested after clashes Tuesday July 15 at a demonstration against the closure of Phnom Penh s main designated protest site

Cambodian MPs reappoint Hun Sen despite poll row

Sep 24, 2013 - 8:21 AM

UPDATED The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party refused to take its seats for the opening session of the lower house on Monday

GREETING THE KING. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) greets King Norodom Sihamoni (R), at the National Assembly during the opening ceremony of a new session of parliament in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 23 September 2013. EPA/Mak Remissa

Final results hand Cambodian ruling party poll win

Sep 08, 2013 - 8:03 PM

The Cambodian People s Party took 68 seats to 55 for the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party according to the country s National Election Committee

OPPONENTS. Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy (L) and Prime Minister Hun Sen (R). Rainsy photo by EPA/Khem Sovannara; Sen photo by AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy

Cambodian opposition rejects Hun Sen election win

Jul 29, 2013 - 3:20 PM

Invigorated by the recent return from exile of its leader Sam Rainsy the newly united opposition made significant gains in Sunday s July 28 polls

OPPONENTS. Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy (L) and Prime Minister Hun Sen (R). Rainsy photo by EPA/Khem Sovannara; Sen photo by AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy

Cambodia opposition chief in new election setback

Jul 25, 2013 - 4:15 PM

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy is barred from running as the authorities said it was too late to add his name to the electoral register

Young Cambodian voters look beyond tragic past

Jul 24, 2013 - 2:08 PM

Cambodia s bloody history looms large over its upcoming election but many younger voters are looking to the future instead

CAMPAIGN SEASON. Supporters of Cambodian opposition party (Cambodia National Rescue Party), ride their motorbikes during the first day of the general elections campaign in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 27 June 2013. Photo by EPA/Mak Remissa

Election fever strikes Cambodia a month before polls

Jun 27, 2013 - 4:12 PM

While all political parties are free to canvass voters and hold public rallies observers say there is little chance of unseating the incumbent Hun Sen and his Cambodian People s Party

CAMPAIGN SEASON. Supporters of Cambodian opposition party (Cambodia National Rescue Party), ride their motorbikes during the first day of the general elections campaign in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 27 June 2013. Photo by EPA/Mak Remissa