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CNRP co-founders Kem Sokha and Sam Rainsy (VOD)

Kem Sokha Hints at Political Breakup During Trial

Standing in the municipal court dock on Wednesday, Kem Sokha said he would never run away from the people no matter what difficulties he faced — an apparent dig at his CNRP co-founder Sam Rainsy, who lives in exile in France.

Seng Chan Theary, a defendant in the case, protesting outside a Phnom Penh court on May 3, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

A CNRP Mass Trial Closes With Pleas for Justice

Defendants in an opposition mass trial argued at their final hearing that they were victims of a political war between Prime Minister Hun Sen and exiled politician Sam Rainsy, and asked for justice.

Ung Sovanna, former deputy head of the CNRP's womens' movement, and her husband, former CNRP lawmaker Men Sothavarin. (Photo from Facebook)

Spouse Shocked by Banned CNRP Official’s Request for Amnesty

According to a letter circulating on social media, Ung Sovanna, former deputy head of the CNRP’s womens’ movement, has requested political amnesty. Her husband, former CNRP lawmaker Men Sothavarin, said the move took him by surprise.