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A Battle Royal Sparked

by Meas Sokchea + Kevin Ponniah  /  Phnom Penh Post

The government is threatening opposition leader Sam Rainsy with legal action, which could result in a year’s imprisonment, in response to a letter he wrote to King Norodom Sihamoni last week appearing to take issue with and criticise the King’s appraisal of parliament. 838 more words

Cambodia People's Party

17 Years Ago 'til Now

17 years ago, Cambodia was in a different place.  Opposition to Hun Sen’s dictatorship meant you we’re risking your life.  In 1997, an ordinary rally by the opposition, including Mr. 182 more words


Sam Rainsy interview reveals more than intended

It seems that Sam Rainsy never tires of running for office. Since his CNRP lost the national election in July, he has been busily campaigning for the next election, which he wants to be held early; perhaps he fears running out of energy if he has to campaign for five years continuously. 2,119 more words


Sam Rainsy: "I'll be a better PM than Hun Sen".

In-depth Interview with Cambodian Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy about Hun Sen, his role as future PM, about the Cambodian political stalemate, the neighbors Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar. 5,954 more words


Racism is more than a word – a reply to Sam Rainsy

Sam Rainsy’s letter yesterday adds nothing to his original article (Daily, 26 February). He continues trying to escape from criticism of his party’s racist behaviour by debating the meaning of a single word. 287 more words


On ‛mercenaries’

Sam Rainsy (Post, 3 March) chooses to characterise me as a “mercenary” – that is, someone whose actions are determined, not by belief, but by payment. 146 more words

Cambodian National Rescue Party

Cambodia Is a Deadly Political Mess That the World Completely Ignores

As Thailand teeters on the brink of a full-scale political meltdown, the simmering strife in neighboring Cambodia can be easy to miss. Yet six months after disputed elections, the situation remains grave, featuring the lethal suppression of peaceful protests and extra-judicial detentions. 832 more words