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Kem Sokha faction slams Sam Rainsy nomination as ‘party coup’

Publication date 07 December 2018 | 09:30 | ICT

Pros-sokha leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), including one of his daughters, have slammed the decision of the party’s international conference last weekend to nominate Rainsy as its “acting president”, denouncing the

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