Gov’t unconcerned by Kem Sokha ‘release’ bill tabled in US Senate

Publication date 24 May 2019 | 11:04 | ICT

Pay Siphan, government spokesman, said that "US Senators appear to be trying to colonise Cambodia" after Senators Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio and Dick Durbin tabled the "Cambodia Accountability and Return to Investment [CARI] Act last week.

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    Publication date 07 May 2019 | 08:50 | ICT

    Chan Chen, a lawyer for Kem Sokha, who is currently on bail awaiting trial for treason, told local media on Sunday that his client’s legal team will request that the Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating judge close his case as n

  • Supreme Court hears CNRP activist’s bail request

    Publication date 07 May 2019 | 08:40 | ICT

    The Supreme Court held a hearing on Monday to review the case of former CNRP Svay Rieng provincial committee head Kong Mas, who was detained on January 19 in Phnom Penh for posting content on social media insulting Prime Minister Hu

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  • Eight CNRP officials summoned

    Publication date 06 May 2019 | 13:42 | ICT

    Another eight Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials received summonses from the Battambang provincial court over the weekend for allegedly violating the Supreme Court ruling that saw the party dissolved.

  • Rainsy doubles down on King criticism following conviction

    Publication date 06 May 2019 | 09:01 | ICT

    Sam Rainsy, the “acting President” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on Friday called King Norodom Sihamoni “weak” as he stood by previous comments that saw him sentenced to four years in prison f

  • Sar Kheng: Some fail to see the people’s desire for peace

    Publication date 06 May 2019 | 08:22 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said citizens are highly conscious and merely want peace and happiness, and that certain politicians failed to grasp this concept.

  • Rainsy handed eight-year prison sentence by Phnom Penh court

    Publication date 03 May 2019 | 09:01 | ICT

    Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, was on Thursday sentenced to a total of eight years in prison on two charges, with security forces ordered to arrest and throw him in

  • UN’s Smith praises Kingdom’s legal assistance achievements

    Publication date 03 May 2019 | 08:59 | ICT

    At a meeting with Minister of Justice Ang Vong Vathana on Thursday, UN human rights monitor for Cambodia Rhona Smith expressed her appreciation for the Kingdom’s achievements regarding legal assistance, said ministry spokesman Chin

  • A further five CNRP officials summoned for questioning

    Publication date 03 May 2019 | 08:28 | ICT

    Another five local officials of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and two supporters were summoned for questioning on Wednesday as “suspects” on grounds of allegedly violating the Supreme Court ruling that dissolved the form

  • Officials respond to Kampong Cham prison death

    Publication date 02 May 2019 | 19:05 | ICT

    Kampong Cham provincial court officials and police have moved to quell speculation in the case of a man who died at the local prison after collapsing in a police station toilet.

  • Battambang court calls ex-CNRP five

    Publication date 02 May 2019 | 18:23 | ICT

    THE Battambang provincial court has summoned five local officials of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to appear for questioning next Thursday over allegations they “violated the Supreme Court ruling” dissolving their party.