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CNRP activist Hong Srieng sentenced to 18 months

Publication date 10 October 2019 | 23:20 | ICT

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.

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    Publication date 02 October 2019 | 22:57 | ICT

    The trial of four defendants, including Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was heard at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday.

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    Publication date 02 October 2019 | 22:44 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday that November 9 should be used to celebrate Khmer speciality ork ambok or flattened rice to represent the beating of those who wished to topple the government.

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    Publication date 01 October 2019 | 23:10 | ICT

    The Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), Hun Manet, considers the response of Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, which was posted on his

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    Publication date 01 October 2019 | 23:09 | ICT

    Seven supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) from four provinces are facing five to 10 years in prison under Article 453 of the Criminal Code for “plotting”.

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    Publication date 01 October 2019 | 23:07 | ICT

    The Council of Ministers’ Press and Quick Reaction Unit (Press OCM) on Tuesday released a video calling Sam Rainsy a second Lon Nol and accusing him of having “crossed the red line of democracy”.

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    Publication date 01 October 2019 | 23:01 | ICT

    The Cambodian ambassador to the UN has told the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that all Cambodian citizens are free to exercise their political rights and their rights to freedom of expression.

  • Kingdom, Germany to strengthen cooperation

    Publication date 01 October 2019 | 22:57 | ICT

    Cambodia and Germany have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation to improve human rights and development in education, health, forestry management, public order and security management.

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    Publication date 30 September 2019 | 23:07 | ICT

    Three more activists for the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) were arrested and placed in pre-trial detention for their roles in allegedly gathering support for the return of “acting president” Sam Rains

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    Publication date 30 September 2019 | 23:02 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has said that Cambodia is still trying to keep its access to the EU’s Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement and the US’ General System of Preferences (GSP) through negotiations.