Politics
Pen Chansangkream, a former CNRP district councilor in Phnom Penh, speaks at a protest on August 13, 2020, in a video provided by the CNRP.

28 Opposition Officials Summoned for Incitement in Kampong Cham: CNRP

Nearly 30 former opposition party members from Kampong Cham have been summoned to appear in the provincial court over accusations of incitement, while a former CNRP district councilor for Phnom Penh also faces questioning for alleged incitement to cause serious chaos to social security in the capital.

Licadho monitoring manager Am Sam Ath (file photo)

UN Asked Government for Answers Over ‘Intimidation’ of Licadho Official

The U.N. on Tuesday publicly released a letter challenging the government over alleged “intimidation” against a Licadho official, as the government continued to attack the group for participating in “a network” of local and international organizations working to “fabricate” news about Cambodia.

CNRP co-founder Sam Rainsy announces a ‘campaign to end impunity’ in a still from a video posted on his Facebook page on July 10, 2020.

Outlawed CNRP Launches Petition Calling for Investigations of Killings

An online petition launched on Tuesday by the outlawed main opposition party calling for investigations into extrajudicial killings in Cambodia, and foreign visa sanctions and the freezing of assets of Prime Minister Hun Sen and others has gained more than 400 signers, with goals of half a million signatories.