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Cambodia opposition leader calls for treason charges to be dropped as trial resumes

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha called Wednesday for treason charges against him to be dropped as his trial resumed after two years of delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cambodia resumes treason trial of opposition leader Kem Sokha

The trial, widely panned by critics, was delayed by almost two years amid the pandemic.

Cambodia resumes treason trial of opposition leader Kem Sokha

Cambodia resumed on Wednesday the treason trial of banned opposition party leader Kem Sokha after a two-year delay due to the pandemic, in a case condemned by the United States as politically motivated.

Cambodia Resumes Treason Trial of Opposition Leader Kem Sokha

The resumption follows a nearly two-year break in proceedings, allegedly due to COVID-19.

Revisiting Thailand’s Involvement in the Cambodian Conflict

The Cambodian leader’s recent trip to Myanmar recalled the negotiations aimed at resolving his own country’s conflict in the late 1980s.

Fair trial doubts as Kem Sokha treason trial resumes in Cambodia

Opposition leader due back in court after almost two years during which the government continued its crackdown on critics.

Cambodian court drops charges against CNRP activists

The decision follows a letter requesting Prime Minister Hun Sen's intervention.

Cambodia to resume treason trial of opposition leader

Cambodia is set to resume the treason trial on Wednesday of banned opposition party leader Kem Sokha after a two-year delay due to the pandemic, in a case condemned by the United States as politically motivated.

Prospects for Cambodia’s chairing of ASEAN in 2022

In October 2021, Sultan Bolkiah of Brunei handed over the chairmanship of ASEAN to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Cambodia’s chair: trust and tasks ahead

Cambodia's reputation in regional and international affairs has long preceded Prime Minister Hun Sen's recent trip to Myanmar. Indeed, to be fair, the two-day visit was an ice breaker to create much-needed space for all the Asean 10 to get together once again.

Asean divided over Myanmar as group postpones year’s first meeting

In recent days, Malaysia and Singapore have opposed the idea of inviting back the junta to Asean meetings, as it had made no progress on a peace plan. The disagreement indicates a challenging year ahead for Asean, threatening more exposure of its internal fissures and endangering the bloc’s credibility.

Singapore PM urges Cambodia as Asean chair to engage with all parties on Myanmar

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has stressed that the Asean chairman needs to engage with all parties concerned about the crisis in Myanmar.

Cambodia faces ASEAN discord as term begins

Cambodia has begun its year-long ASEAN chairmanship with the postponement of a high-level meeting amid a polarizing debate over Myanmar's representation in ASEAN, nearly a year since a military coup brought protracted instability to the country.

No ‘significant progress’ in implementing ASEAN’s Five-Point Consensus on Myanmar: PM Lee to PM...

(ASEAN) Five-Point Consensus on Myanmar since its adoption last year, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong noted during a video call with his Cambodian counterpart on Friday.

Cambodian influencer denies Hun Sen paid her $1m to switch sides

Celebrity Thy Sovantha says opposition leader Sam Rainsy's claims reflect a 'lack of wisdom'.

Cambodian Prime Minister’s Visit to Myanmar: Weakening Role of the ASEAN?

undermines ASEAN and legitimizes Myanmar’s deadly regime.

Voices of concern at ASEAN over Hun Sen’s Myanmar visit

Malaysian foreign minister says that as current chair of ASEAN, Hun Sen should have consulted other member states.

Malaysia concerned about Cambodian leader’s Myanmar trip

Malaysia's foreign minister has expressed concerns about Cambodia's prime minister visiting Myanmar without first consulting fellow Southeast Asian leaders, highlighting regional tensions in how to deal with the crisis-hit country.

Has the ASEAN Chair Become Too Powerful?

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s visit to Myanmar has highlighted deep flaws in the bloc’s modus operandi.

Omicron threatens Cambodia’s plans as chair of ASEAN

Attempts to bring Myanmar back into the fold are already facing delays.

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