A Cambodian court has issued arrest warrants for eight opposition leaders who fled abroad for safety but say they are now trying to return.
Another of the original 118 senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials banned from politics was granted rehabilitation by Acting Head of State Say Chhum on Monday, as more politicians submitted requests.
A European Union delegation arrived in Cambodia as NGOs in the Southeast Asian country called on the government to uphold the constitution as a way to avoid losing preferential trade terms the EU has threatened to withdraw in response to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s crackdown on opponents.
Social media platforms such as Facebook have become popular mediums for Cambodians to criticize authorities and protest against government policy.
Exiled politicians accused of incitement to commit felony and plotting treason after announcing plans to return.
Six More Cambodian Opposition Officials Apply For ‘Political Rehabilitation,’ Bringing Total to Nine
Five former senior officials from Cambodia’s banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) applied for political rehabilitation from the government on Monday, while a...
Suggestions by Sam Rainsy of a palace coup grossly overestimate factionalism in the CPP and underestimate Hun Sen’s power.
Six members of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party who fled Cambodia this week ahead of likely arrest have now applied for political asylum outside the country, one member of the group told RFA on Monday, speaking from an undisclosed location.
Spying on voters is an important tool of Beijing's foreign policy as elections loom across the region.
Six activists of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have fled Cambodia this week, fearing political persecution at the hands of the court, which they say is controlled by the Hun Sen-led Cambodian People’s Party (CPP).
The Chairman of the National Assembly’s Commission of Foreign Affairs Chheang Vun told Manfred Grund on Monday that the German parliament would regret the EU withdrawing Cambodia’s access to its preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement.
China, especially under President Xi Jinping, seeks a return to what it regards as its rightful position, replacing the U.S. as the world’s dominant economic and military power.
Some 118 former Cambodia National Rescue Party officials were banned from political activities for five years in a Supreme Court ruling in November 2017.
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has spent more than 18 month in detention as of Sunday, with other opposition leaders decrying his case as politically motivated and arguing that his continued detention goes against Cambodian laws.
Prime Minister Hun Sen firmly commands the top brass but exiled politician Sam Rainsy sees vulnerability among the lower ranks.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that opposition leader Kem Sokha will not be released from detention despite hitting the 18-month maximum allowed by law in pre-trial detention, a move denounced by the opposition as a violation of the constitution.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen warned opposition politicians Monday that they should act quickly if they want bans on their political activity lifted because he will soon rescind the opportunity.
Cambodia should be more wary of Western sanctions.
Cambodia exported $400 million in garments and textile products to the United States duty-free last year, according to GMAC.
Cambodia on Thursday called on Pakistan and India to exercise utmost restraint to avoid further clashes, according to a foreign ministry's statement.