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Cambodia Passes Bill Tightening Screws on Opposition


JULY 10, 2017, 1:09 A.M. E.D.T.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. AFP photo

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s National Assembly has passed a bill barring political parties from having links with convicted criminals, a move aimed at keeping the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party from capitalizing on its association with its popular former leader, Sam Rainsy. 108 more words

Cambodia to investigate The Situation Room, a consortium of rights groups -- "The election in Cambodia cannot yet be considered fully free and fair."


Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 3:46am EDT

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, who is also president of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), releases a dove during a ceremony to mark the 66th anniversary of the establishment of the party, at Koh Pich island in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, June 28, 2017. 373 more words

Cambodia's Commune Elections - Final Results Not Really Glorious for the CPP

Partyforumseasia: Prime Minister Hun Sen’s once famous iron grip on power is increasingly showing fatigue. Ruling as Prime Minister for 32 years and approaching a normal retirement age of 65 coming August, Hun Sen is by no means prepared to give up, and certainly not inclined to see the main opposition party CNRP take over. 572 more words

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Cambodia's Appeal Court upholds guilty verdict for opposition leader in Facebook "likes" case | Focus

By Xinhua

Som Soeun speaks with reporters outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday after winning his lawsuit. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily) 292 more words


Final Blow for Cambodian Opposition?

Partyforumseasia:  In a democratic system, dealing with the opposition is not easy. They might win the next election and take over the spoils of power. If you are the ruling party or coalition and used to all the goodies, it is self-evident that you will do everything to prevent being voted out – if you don’t have to fear an independent judiciary… 243 more words

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Cambodia's Opposition Getting More Sticks and no Carrots

Partyforumseasia: Samdech Akeak Moha Sena Padey Techo Hun Sen ( or Lord Prime Minister, Supreme Military Commander Hun Sen in English) in office (or better in power) since 1985, is one of the longest serving leaders in Southeast Asia and the… 489 more words

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