To protect her family, Him Taing Or lied to local authorities that she and her husband had divorced.
Cambodian authorities have launched a crackdown on activists in a move observers say is an attempt to intimidate opposition supporters ahead of the planned, but uncertain return next month from self-exile of Sam Rainsy, the acting head of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, and other opposition leaders.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday sentenced opposition activist May Hongsreang to a year and a half in prison for incitement to commit a felony over Facebook posts criticizing government officials.
Authorities in Cambodia’s Kampong Thom province released an activist with the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on bail Friday after he “confessed” in a televised statement to taking orders from the party’s acting president Sam Rainsy to organize a coup.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentenced May Hong Srieng, a former Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) activist from Preah Sihanouk province, to one and a half years in prison on Thursday.
Authorities in Cambodia arrested three more activists from the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Thursday, accusing two of them of plotting a coup after they voiced support for the planned return from self-imposed exile of the party’s acting president, Sam Rainsy.
In the last story of this series, VOA Khmer reporters speak to the journalists affected by the government’s 2017 media crackdown. As readers and listeners mourn the lack of independent news coverage, reporters on the frontlines have had to bear the brunt of the government’s anger towards independent journalists.
In the second story of the ‘Radio Silence’ series, VOA Khmer reporters look at how the shuttering of independent radio news broadcasts has not only left rural Cambodians less informed but it also increased the cost of accessing such news.
In the first story of this three-part series, VOA Khmer reporters travelled to southeastern Cambodia to visit a village in Prey Veng province, where rural Cambodians are dealing with an unusual predicament – stay away from the news and remain safe or listen to critical news broadcasts and risk being labelled an opposition supporter.
Authorities in Cambodia have no plans to end the arrests of banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) activists who express support for party chief Sam Rainsy’s planned return from self-imposed exile next month, Minister of Interior Sar Kheng warned Wednesday.
At least 12 more supporters of the outlawed opposition CNRP have been charged since Saturday with “plotting” an attack over their support for exiled party leaders’ promised return to the country next month, with four of them arrested this week.
Cambodia's prime minister has threatened to deploy the military if leaders and supporters of the disbanded main opposition party return from exile in what he would regard as an attempted coup d'etat.
Cambodia's prime minister threatened on Monday to deploy the military if leaders and supporters of the disbanded main opposition party return from exile next month in what he would regard as an attempted coup d'etat.
Border and sovereignty are always sacred issues for each nation.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng hosted a reception yesterday for visiting President of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Prime Minister of Cambodia Samdech Techo Hun Sen.
Vietnam and Cambodia have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the Vietnam visit by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen from October 4 – 5 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
A court in Cambodia’s Tbong Khmum province on Friday charged three activists with the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) with “plotting a coup,” citing their support for the planned return of the party’s acting president Sam Rainsy from self-imposed exile next month.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc held talks with his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen after a grand welcoming ceremony in Hà Nội on Friday.
The official visit to Vietnam from October 4 – 5 by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen is expected to continue driving the bilateral relations forward in the coming time.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday threatened to use Cambodia’s army against supporters of banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) acting president Sam Rainsy’s planned return from self-imposed exile next month.