the article in the November 6 edition of The Phnom Penh Post, "Time For
Change" that Democrats living in Cambodia hailed Barack Obama's
historic triumph in the US presidential election; this is the dawn of a
However, the Democrats' success is very different from
the results of the July 2008 elections in Cambodia, where the
opposition SRP leader and his supporters also shouted: "It's time for
Unfortunately, the result disappointed the SRP's
supporters, thousands of whom did not appear in the voter lists, some
of whom were cheated by fraudulent 1018 forms, some of whom were
threatened, and so on.
Those and other SRP supporters decried the
election results, saying that the election was not free and fair, and
that they could not exercise their right to choose the party that they
I wish you to keep going with your slogan "It's
time for change" during the next election and may your dream become
true very soon. Meanwhile, I hope that National Election Committee will
improve its organisation.
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