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Whither Cambodia after political deadlock is fractured?

It is hard to consider as anything but a sellout the opposition party’s agreement last week to take its seats in the National Assembly after a year-long deadlock. 1,290 more words

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Cambodia: End of political stalemate with a sense of betrayal.

The opposition CNRP’s 55 lawmakers-elect to end their nearly yearlong boycott of parliament in exchange for a promised overhaul of the electoral commission and more political concessions from the CPP government. 512 more words

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Cambodia: End of political stalemate with a sense of betrayal.

The opposition CNRP’s 55 lawmakers-elect to end their nearly yearlong boycott of parliament in exchange for a promised overhaul of the electoral commission and more political concessions from the CPP government. 512 more words

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Breakthrough Compromise in Cambodia!

Partyforumseasia: Looking quite impossible for a whole year after the controversial election on 28 July 2013, a surprise compromise between Prime Minister Hun Sen and… 255 more words

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In Cambodia, Dozens of Security Guards Are Hurt in an Opposition Crackdown

Bloody clashes broke out in central Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park on Tuesday morning as security personnel met with stern resistance while attempting to break up an antigovernment demonstration. 380 more words

CNRP leaders need a reality check

Writing in the June 17 Cambodia Daily, CNRP politician Mu Sochua took issue with a June 11 Reuters article by Prak Chan Thul.

The earlier article basically said that the CNRP’s campaign to overturn last July’s National Assembly elections seems to have run out of steam. 672 more words

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Sam Rainsy seeks another international patron

For nearly a year, Sam Rainsy has been claiming that he “really” won last July’s general election. But instead of trying to persuade Cambodians of this by presenting documented figures on where he thinks the National Election Committee got things wrong, he mostly spends his time trying to convince various foreign parliaments and governments – as if they were Cambodia’s highest judicial authority.* 795 more words

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