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  1. New Laws in Cambodia to Help Ruling Party in 2018 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Voice of America

    ... analyst and founder of local think-tank The Future Forum, said the flurry of legislative activity is Prime Minister Hun Sen preparing for the 2018 polls. "The government has made it clear that they are upset with the NGOs, and particularly NGOs who ...

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  2. Uni team seeks maps of disputed borderlineRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Pnompenh Post

    ... said the team had not yet received two highly publicised maps of the disputed areas: one requested by Prime Minister Hun Sen from three Western countries last week, and another purchased last month in Paris by an opposition senator for $168. ...

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  3. Rainsy praises bipartisanship despite sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Pnompenh Post

    Opposition leader Sam Rainsy and Prime Minister Hun Sen shake hands in front of the Senate on July 22 last year, after a meeting to end the political deadlock took place. Only days before 11 opposition activists were imprisoned on charges widely branded as politically motivated, Prime Minister Hun Sen personally warned Cambodia National Rescue Party president Sam Rainsy to keep his troops in line and raised the spectre of possible jail sentences.

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  4. Cambodia: Exonerate 11 Wrongly Convicted ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... charges of "insurrection." "This travesty of a trial seems drawn from a 1980s playbook when Cambodian leader Hun Sen didn't even pretend to respect basic rights," said Brad Adams , Asia director. "Cambodia's donors should join together to publicly ...

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  5. Relatives decry Cambodian opposition activists' insurrection convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The ruling, which saw three of the 11 activists receive 20-year sentences, triggered a fresh criticism against strongman premier Hun Sen for stepping up his suppression of dissent in a kingdom he has led for more than three decades. A Cambodian activist of the opposition party is escorted by police at Phnom Penh municipal court on Jul 21, 2015.

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  6. Anger mounts over jailing of 11 opposition activists in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Asian Correspondent

    ... parliament to demand political reforms, claiming the previous year's election had been rigged by Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party. Opposition supporters clashed with civilian security auxiliaries armed with batons and ...

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  7. Freedom Park 11 jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Pnompenh Post

    ... some to express optimism that the case would be thrown out amid a "culture of dialogue" between Prime Minister Hun Sen and CNRP president Sam Rainsy. Thirty-nine security personnel and at least six protesters were injured when opposition ...

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  8. Analysts See Cambodia Bolstering Military Ties With ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Voice of America

    ... this year, China pledged military trucks, spare parts, equipment and unspecified chemicals. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has often touted the relationship. During the inauguration of a Chinese-funded road in Kampong Som province last month, he ...

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  9. Cambodian opposition members get jail on insurrection chargeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WTOV9

    A court in Phnom Penh has sentenced 11 members of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party to long prison terms after convicting them of insurrection in connection with a violent protest last year. The July 15, 2014, protest at the capital's Freedom Park came as opposition lawmakers were boycotting parliament to demand political reforms, claiming the previous year's election had been rigged by Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party.

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  10. Cambodia opposition party members sentenced for insurrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Eleven members of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party were sentenced Tuesday to long prison terms after a court convicted them of insurrection over a protest last year that turned violent. The July 15, 2014, protest in Phnom Penh came as opposition lawmakers were boycotting parliament to demand political reforms, claiming the previous year's election had been rigged by Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party.

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  11. Cambodia activists jailed 20 years for 'insurrection'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Bangkok Post

    ... was made without the presence of most of the group's lawyers. Cambodia has been ruled for 30 years by Prime Minister Hun Sen, a strongman who has tolerated little dissent during his time in office. The controversial insurrection charges were made at ...

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  12. Cambodia jails 11 opposition party members for insurrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... and trade unions in the wake of a disputed 2013 election, rattling the administration of long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen. "We are shocked," she said. "This is another clear example of how the executive is using courts to threaten political ...

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  13. Cambodia opposition activists jailed for up to 20 years for 'insurrection': lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Yahoo!

    Eleven Cambodian opposition members and activists were jailed on insurrection charges Tuesday, a defence lawyer said, including three who received 20-year sentences. Observers say the draconian penalties, meted out for taking part in clashes in July 2014 over the closure of a key protest site in the capital, come as Cambodia's strongman Premier Hun Sen intensifies efforts to smother dissent in a kingdom he has led for more than three decades.

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  14. CNRP activists sentenced for 'insurrection'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Pnompenh Post

    ... some to express optimism that the case was to be thrown out amid a "culture of dialogue" between Prime Minister Hun Sen and CNRP president Sam Rainsy. Thirty-nine security personnel and at least six protesters were injured when opposition ...

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  15. Fishing busts up, penalties lagRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Pnompenh Post

    ... they take, or about whether they take eggs, even in restricted areas," he said. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Hun Sen said the country needed to develop more fish farms to counter unsustainable fishing practices, while appealing to fishermen ...

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  16. Lawmaker's immunity threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Pnompenh Post

    ... constitution over his refusal to forward a letter about the contentious Vietnamese border issue to Prime Minister Hun Sen. Sam An, who made the comments on social media, also threatened to lodge a complaint with the Constitutional Council against ...

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  17. Bodyguards bag second volleyball silverwareRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Pnompenh Post

    The Bodyguard Department of Cambodia recorded their first win over Ministry of Interior to become champions for the first time in the 2015 Hun Sen Leo Cup after winning all three sets on Sunday at the National Sport Complex.

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  18. Sok Bun begs for mercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Pnompenh Post

    ... in compensation. The offer was made in a statement released by Bun's lawyer, which pleads directly to Prime Minister Hun Sen for leniency. In a separate letter, Bun also resigned as president of the Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association, a ...

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  19. 'Terrorist' group files paperwork for partyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Pnompenh Post

    A dissident group once labelled a terrorist organisation by Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday filed its application with the Ministry of Interior to form an official political party. "The Ministry of Interior has accepted our submission, and in at least one week, the minister will respond to us that we are legally registered," he said.

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  20. Cambodian tycoon begs for leniency after beating up former TV hostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Asian Correspondent

    ... the victim, Ek Socheata, $100,000 in compensation. The Phnom Penh Post reports that Bun pleads with Prime Minister Hun Sen to guarantee his freedom in the statement. The tycoon is thought to have fled Cambodia for Singapore last week after the video ...

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