The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has released on bail a former CNRP public affairs officer accused of “plotting” after an investigating judge placed him under court supervision, a court spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Four defendants were in hiding while dozens of local CNRP supporters gathered for what they said was the first time since the party’s dissolution as the Tbong Khmum Provincial Court on Tuesday sentenced five ex-opposition officials to jail for plotting.
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN, Prime Minister Hun Sen laid the blame for Cambodia’s problems at the door of the international community.
A court in Cambodia sentenced seven activists with the country’s banned opposition party—including a new mother—to between five and seven years in prison Tuesday for “treason,” as the party’s acting president vowed to return home from self-imposed exile, despite an aborted earlier attempt.
Amid the economic fallout from COVID-19, Hun Sen’s government has succeeded in keeping a lid on rising public discontent—but for how much longer?
Union Development Group was hit with sanctions for its role in rights abuses in Koh Kong Province, frustrating both Chinese and Cambodian officials.
Former Cambodia National Rescue Party activist Oeur Narith has been arrested on charges of plotting as the crackdown against critics of the government continues.
Police arrested another ex-CNRP activist on Sunday, accusing party vice president Mu Sochua’s former assistant of collecting money from abroad to fund a local movement to overthrow the government.
A prominent singer is speaking out to defend young musicians as a second rapper was arrested this month for incitement after posting songs about the problems he sees plaguing Cambodia.
U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia W. Patrick Murphy spoke with VOA Khmer reporter Bopha Phorn late last month at his residence in Phnom Penh.
US politicians accuse Cambodia of arbitrary arrests of activists and dissenters.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has lashed out at the West for what he calls “double standards”, following a series of reprimands by the international community against the leader's regime.
Authorities step up campaign of repression as economy reels from COVID fallout.
OFAC alleges that Chinese state-owned company Union Development Group seized land from locals for development through a corrupt Cambodian general.
The 75th anniversary of the United Nations on Sep. 21 invites a renewed commitment to one of the organisation’s great unfinished projects, the post-war reconstruction of Cambodia.
He stated this in a letter to Yoshihide Suga shortly after he was elected.
Adding that environmentalists, human-rights and youth groups must act within the law.
Cambodian authorities accused of cover-up after claiming there is no evidence he was snatched in Phnom Penh.
The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed economic sanctions on a Chinese company that operates in Cambodia, citing its land seizure and displacement of families to make way for a $3.8 billion luxury gambling and lifestyle project.
Cambodia on Friday lashed out at two U.S. politicians for interfering in the country's domestic affairs after they called for the release of jailed activists.