Cambodia: Sam Rainsy sentenced to four years in jail World

Cambodia: Sam Rainsy sentenced to four years in jail

Sam Rainsy, former president of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was sentenced on December 30 to four years in jail after being found guilty of insulting Interior Minister Sar Kheng over a claim that the Cambodian government killed former national police chief Hok Lungdy in 2008.
Cambodia to monitor all social media posts World

Cambodia to monitor all social media posts

Cambodian National Police Chief General Neth Savoeun on June 5 asked all officers to monitor social media platforms such as Facebook for posts by ill-intentioned groups who attack the government.
Cambodian court seizes Sam Rainsy’s property World

Cambodian court seizes Sam Rainsy’s property

A Cambodian court has ordered the temporary seizure of the exiled ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy's property after he lost two defamation cases, according to a verdict released on February 26.
Cambodian PM vows to take hard line with treason World

Cambodian PM vows to take hard line with treason

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on October 2 pledged to take a hard line with treason, saying the government will continue investigating and arresting individuals behind acts against the nation.
Cambodian court upholds sentence for Sam Rainsy World

Cambodian court upholds sentence for Sam Rainsy

The Appeal Court of Cambodia on August 11 upheld the ruling of a lower court to sentence, in absentia, Sam Rainsy, former President of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), to 20 months in prison for defaming Prime Minister Hun Sen.