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The former CNRP headquarters in Phnom Penh before the opposition party was dissolved in November 2017.

Court Bails Ex-CNRP Officer Accused of ‘Plotting’

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has released on bail a former CNRP public affairs officer accused of “plotting” after an investigating judge placed him under court supervision, a court spokesperson said on Tuesday.

CNRP leaders Sam Rainsy and Ho Vann (third and second from the right) raise nine fingers along with other CNRP supporters in the U.S. on September 23, 2019 (CNRP activist’s Facebook page)

Ex-CNRP Jailed for 5 Years for Plotting; Six Others Summoned to Trial

Ex-CNRP members in two provinces were jailed or summoned to trial over old charges of incitement and plotting, with authorities relitigating cases related to party founder Sam Rainsy’s failed promise to return to the country last year and other campaigns promoted by party leaders living in exile abroad.

Hun Sokong, a former CNRP commune chief in Kampong Cham province (Facebook)

Another Ex-CNRP Official Arrested, Wife Says

A former CNRP commune chief in Kampong Cham province was apprehended on Thursday, according to his wife, at least the fourth arrest of an ex-opposition party member this week.

Kem Sokha (center), with his wife Te Chanmono (left) and his mother Sao Nget, at his Phnom Penh home the day after he was released from Correctional Center 3 prison in September 2018. (Chhea Bunnarith)

Two Years After Arrest, Kem Sokha Still Kept Out of Sight

Two years since his arrest, opposition leader Kem Sokha’s ongoing detention has kept him out of sight and out of mind, with supporters saying he has not been forgotten, but that they feel powerless to help him.

CNRP Officers from Battambong

‘Intimidation’ Behind Court Dates for 23 CNRP Officials

More than 20 activists and officials linked to the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in Battambang province have now been summoned for questioning by prosecutors, causing concerns about judicial intimidation.

Death in Detention Sparks Suspicions of Foul Play

Rights groups have called for an independent investigation into the death of a Kompong Cham inmate who died just three days after his arrest and whose body was returned to his family covered in bruises and with an apparent broken neck.