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Poipet resident Sem Sokhon, who lost his entire immediate family under the Khmer Rouge regime, on the dismissal of former cadre Im Chaem's tribunal case.

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Raiya released as Adhoc officials mark 300 days

Kong Raiya speaks to the press after his release from Prey Sar prison yesterday in Phnom Penh.

University student Kong Raiya was released from Prey Sar prison yesterday after serving an 18-month sentence for a social media post calling on Cambodians to mount a colour revolution – a term that, despite its non-violent associations, has become something of a red cape to the ruling party.

Prasac ordered to replace logo

Traffic passes in front of a Prasac Microfinance branch in Phnom Penh yesterday.

Less than a week since the government demanded that Acleda Bank change its logo to differentiate itself from state-run institutions, Prasac Microfinance has been ordered to do the same. Prime Minister Hun Sen singled out and threatened the country’s largest microfinance institution in terms of assets yesterday.

Laos border row ‘not discussed’

On a two-day state visit, Laos President Bounnhang Vorachith yesterday met with Prime Minister Hun Sen, though an official claimed the pair did not discuss a small-scale military standoff on Cambodia’s border with its northern neighbour.

PM slams US take on Party Law

Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks at Phnom Penh International University's graduation ceremony yesterday in Phnom Penh. Photo supplied

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday launched a not-so-thinly-veiled attack on the US over its recent public airing of concerns over the newly amended Law on Political Parties, arguing that its past bombing of Cambodia left it no moral high ground from which to criticise the government.

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