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Sam Rainsy

Cambodia’s authoritarian leader will end like Mugabe, says opponent

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen will end his political life like Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe, exiled former opposition chief Sam Rainsy told...
Cambodia faces international action after opposition party ban

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The ban of Cambodia’s largest opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the country’s Supreme Court ahead of elections is not at all...
Cambodia opposition in shock after leader’s resignation

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Cambodia's opposition party met on February 12 after the surprise resignation of its founder and leader Sam Rainsy, with the movement seemingly paralysed ahead...
Cambodia opposition leader officially banned from entering the country

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In a severe blow to democracy and freedom of speech in Cambodia, opposition leader Sam Rainsy, head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP),...
Cambodia’s political mess closely watched by international community

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A group of 36 countries, including the United States and Japan, issued a statement expressing their concern about the current escalation of political tensions...
Cambodia PM’s opaque business network exposed

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Hun Sen, Cambodia's Prime Minister for more than 30 years, and his extended family are in the center of a businesses network that owns...
Oppositions warns of looming political crisis in Cambodia

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Cambodia, ironically just named the "World Best Tourism Destination 2016," seems to be running into a severe political crisis, at least when the country's...
Massive street protests in Phnom Penh

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Overshadowed by the mass rallies in Bangkok, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh on December 22,...
Cambodia’s opposition launches daily protests

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The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) launched a campaign of daily demonstrations that started on December 15 in a bid to force a...
Thousands march on the streets in Cambodia

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Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters and activists, including Buddhist monks, took to the streets on December 10 to mark Human Rights Day and call...
Cambodia’s opposition starts 3-day mass rally

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Cambodia's opposition began three days of mass demonstrations on October 23 in the capital Phnom Penh to call for the government to allow an...
ADB gets involved in Cambodia’s post-election impasse

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Cambodia's opposition leader Sam Rainsy has asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to suspend funding to Cambodia, whose government he says was not formed...
Next mass protest in Cambodia: October 23

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The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on September 28 announced that it would launch a mass protest on October 23 in order to...
Cambodia’s opposition threatens nationwide general strike

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Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy on September 25 announced that his party could stage nationwide labour strikes in protest of disputed election results, and...
Protesters clash with riot police in Phnom Penh

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Violent clashes erupted on September 15 in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh between opposition party protesters and riot police, leaving at least one person dead...
Mass protests in Cambodia rekindling

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Cambodia's main opposition party has launched another mass demonstration in the capital on September 15 to step up pressure against Prime Minister Hun Sen...
Hun Sen confirmed as Cambodia’s election winner

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Cambodia's election commission announced on September 8 that its official result showed the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP),...
Cambodia: 20,000 rally over disputed elections

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Around 20,000 protesters gathered in Phnom Penh on September 7 in a so far peaceful rally to demand a probe of the results of...