United Nations Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith on Tuesday called on the government to either conclude the case against opposition leader Kem Sokha or drop the charges against him in order to restore his political and civil rights.
The European Union on Tuesday completed a preliminary report on the temporary suspension of trade privileges with Cambodia in response to democratic rollbacks by Prime Minister Hun Sen, drawing support from opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who said the bloc’s position could further his goals for the country.
A closer look at Southeast Asia’s evolving approach to non-interference and the cross-border impacts of Cambodia’s recent opposition dynamics.
The politician warned strongman Hun Sen’s government against allowing Beijing to build infrastructure facilities that could be turned into military bases. Sam Rainsy said he and other banned opposition figures were ‘freedom fighters’ and thanked Malaysia for respecting their rights by allowing them entry.
Self-exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy says the European Union’s proposal to limit trade with Cambodia could support democracy there.
Cambodia's self-exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy said Tuesday he had not given up on getting home after an initial bid to return was thwarted, and external pressure on strongman Hun Sen would force him to change course.
Exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy said Tuesday the European Union's assessment of whether to suspend trade privileges for his country will add momentum to efforts to restore democracy despite a government crackdown.
Sam Rainsy, who was prevented from entering Cambodia, urges country's powerful military to side with people.
Cambodia's self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy met Malaysian lawmakers on Tuesday in a push to rally support in Southeast Asia against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen just as the European Union considers withdrawing trade preferences.
EU Should Demand Restoration of Kem Sokha’s Political Rights.
Annual Water Festival tempered by tight security and threats of war.
A day after having his court restrictions relaxed, opposition leader Kem Sokha on Monday met with the French and U.S. ambassadors at his home, though he refrained from speaking to journalists because he was unclear whether it would violate his ban on participating in politics.
Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organise protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha met the French ambassador on Monday after his house arrest was lifted, although he remains charged with treason and is banned from politics and leaving the country.
High-profile Cambodian opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Mu Sochua are currently in Malaysia, but why are they here and what is the significance of their presence?
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha met the French and U.S. ambassadors on Monday after his house arrest was lifted, although he remains charged with treason and is banned from politics and leaving the country.
PKR’s Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar has confirmed that self-exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy will meet MPs in Parliament on Tuesday (Nov 12).
Cambodia's most prominent opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, was stopped from boarding a flight in Paris on Thursday in his attempt to return home to challenge his country's longtime autocratic leader, but he assured his followers he will go ahead with his plan.
A day after his bail conditions were eased, opposition leader Kem Sokha met with the French and U.S. ambassadors at his residence on Monday.
The U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy on Monday called for the full restoration of former opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha’s freedom, saying that the easing of restrictions as part of his de facto house arrest over the weekend does not go far enough.