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In September, Cambodian authorities arrested CNRP chief Kem Sokha on charges of “treason,” and two months later the Supreme Court ruled to disband his party for allegedly planning a “rebellion” with backing from Washington, essentially eliminating any challenge to the CPP ahead of the vote this year.
The case represents the latest clash between young foreigners who say they were blindsided by morality police and Cambodian officials who have been cracking down in recent years on Westerners they say are failing to respect the country's mores and sacred spaces. The prosecutor of the Siem Reap ...

Local media reports indicated that this iteration of the exercise involved 280 Cambodian soldiers and 216 Chinese soldiers, which constitutes a greater number of Chinese personnel than figures earlier touted by Cambodian officials. The exercise is also expected to last until March 30, which is longer than ...
Immediately following the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party in November, the U.S. government pulled its support for Cambodia's expected July 29 presidential election. Then in December, the State Department issued a visa ban restricting travel for Cambodian officials. And just last week, ...
Authorities in Cambodia's Kratie province on Monday released eight villagers who were detained amid a violent clash over a land dispute, on the condition that they refrain from holding future demonstrations, according to one of those held. On March 8, police in Kratie's Snuol district opened fire on a group ...
“We condemn the brutality of Cambodian authorities and demand an immediate and independent investigation of this attack," said Mu Sochua, deputy president of the CNRP. "Villagers who were detained should be released immediately and protection should be provided to witnesses in order to ensure a ...

Amid ongoing questions over Thursday's shooting, Mu Sochua, the deputy president of the now-defunct opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), who is now living in self-imposed exile, condemned what she called the “brutality of Cambodian authorities,” demanding an “immediate and ...
The company has gained approval for MRO work from Cambodian authorities, and is seeking to add C-check work from a Cambodian carrier, Cuong said. The VietStar Aero Engineering unit operates three hangars in Ho Chi Minh City, with total capacity for five narrowbodies. The company can perform ...
Smith said she was “disappointed” by that decision and reminded Cambodian authorities “should not deny me access to any detainees”. The ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights renewed their call for Sokha's release last week. “These trumped-up charges should never have been brought in the first ...
The proposed seismic programme would fulfil the first two years' commitment of 1000 square kilometres of 3D under the amended and restated Block A petroleum agreement that KrisEnergy signed last August with the Cambodian authorities. In line with this final agreement, the contract area of the offshore ...
“The French authorities take any opportunity to convey to the Cambodian authorities their preoccupation on the current political situation in Cambodia in the run-up to the July elections,” the embassy said. A Foreign Ministry spokesman could not be reached. Username *. Password *. Contact author: Andrew ...
The half-day forum was attended by nearly 50 business executives from Chinese enterprises and dozens of Cambodian officials and business representatives. Speaking at the event, Nut Unvoanra, deputy secretary general of the Cambodian Investment Board of the Council for the Development of ...
The governments of Cambodia and Thailand in November will launch a new border crossing in Banteay Meanchey province and Thailand's Sa Kaeo province to facilitate entry of citizens from both countries. Cambodian officials met with their Thai counterparts on Friday to discuss the new checkpoint, which ...
What is unusual about Sihanoukville's transformation is that tension in the town has coalesced into a public backlash — unusual in a country where personal freedoms are fading — and drawn a stern response from Cambodian authorities as well as from China's ambassador. Xiong Bo, Beijing's envoy, this ...
Germany Nixes Special Visa Treatment for Cambodia Officials. Germany is withdrawing a system of special visa treatment for Cambodian officials, including Prime Minister Hun Sen and his family, citing the Southeast Asian country's crackdown on the opposition. Feb. 22, 2018, at 10:34 a.m.. Feb. 22, 2018, at 10:34 a.m..
The Reichstag, which houses the lower house of the German parliament, in Berlin. The content of an official document indicating measures taken by the German government in response to political developments in Cambodia has been denied by Cambodian officials. John Macdougall/AFP ...
IU McKinney professor Xuan-Thao Nguyen is honored by her Cambodian hosts in December 2017 for leading a four-day training workshop on secured transactions law. (Photo courtesy of Xuan-Thao Nguyen). The adage of pulling yourself up by the bootstraps is a failed metaphor if there are no boots or ...

The activists' NGO, Mother Nature, formally disbanded days after the arrests, citing harassment and pressure on staff from Cambodian authorities. Speaking to RFA's Khmer Service following their release, Dim Kundy and Hun Vannak criticized the court's actions against them and vowed to continue their ...
The latest agreement came as the deportation program faces renewed scrutiny amid accusations from deportees that Cambodian officials have been using the process to extort bribes in U.S. detention centers. These accusations, first reported in The Phnom Penh Post, were revealed in a U.S. federal court ...
Kazoleas, who is from Drayton Valley, Alta., offered a prepared statement in which she thanked her lawyers, thanked Cambodian authorities and said she did not take part in any “pornographic dancing.” She also thanked Drolet. “As much as I wish she didn't have to go through it, I couldn't have done it ...
They said staff continued to assist the nationals and remain in contact with the Cambodian authorities. A spokesman for the Siem Reap provincial court said those released on bail could not leave the country as they their passports had been confiscated. Siem Reap is popular with tourists because it is close ...
The version of events presented by Cambodian authorities to explain the deaths of two men killed in an explosion at a military base on Thursday began to unravel over the weekend, as officials walked back claims that the incident was part of a military exercise and that the Australian victim was a weapons ...


 

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