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Today democracy dies in Cambodia. Hun Sen’s crackdown on dissent continues

Today democracy dies in Cambodia. Hun Sen’s crackdown on dissent continues

[version française en bas] Statement by the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT) on the dissolution of the main opposition party in Cambodia. This morning, with elections scheduled for June 2018, Cambodia’s Supreme Court, composed of members politically close to the Governing Party led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, decided to dissolve the main opposition party, Cambodia National Rescue Party

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Sam Rainsy proclaims his return to the CNRP

Sam Rainsy proclaims his return to the CNRP

Statement by Sam Rainsy, member of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty and honorary member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, on his decision to return to the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) as an ordinary member. Today, 15 November 2017, from Washington DC, I proclaim that I have decided to return to the CNRP as an

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Statement by MPs of the Cambodia National Rescue Party

Statement by MPs of the Cambodia National Rescue Party

We, the undersigned members of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), herevy sign and declare to: 1. Stand determined by the spirit of the CNRP which will not betray the people who voted for it. 2. Keep up the work for change towards democracy and firmly ask for free and fair elections in July 2018. 3. Call on the authorities

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What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means

What the Latest Crackdown in Cambodia Means

We signal the op-ed of September 14, 2017 appeared on the New York Times about the recent clampdown in Cambodia. The author is Mu Sochua, vice president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), member of the National Assembly of Cambodia and of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Kem Sokha, the leader of the opposition Cambodia National

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European Parliament urgent resolution on Cambodia

European Parliament urgent resolution on Cambodia

The European Parliament, –  having regard to its previous resolutions on Cambodia, –  having regard to the local EU statements of 5 September 2017 on the closure of the Cambodia Daily, of 30 June 2017 on the release of five human rights defenders, and of 22 February 2017 on the political situation in Cambodia, and to the statements by the Spokesperson of

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Arrest of Kem Sokha in Cambodia is yet another attack on human rights and the rule of law

Arrest of Kem Sokha in Cambodia is yet another attack on human rights and the rule of law

In the early hours of Sunday 3 September, the President of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha MP and member of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transnational, was arrested in his home in Phnom Penh on charges of “treason” and plotting against the nation by colluding “with foreign countires”. The news was spread by the Cambodia Daily, the independent newspaper that will

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