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  • Cambodia: Court releases opposition leader Kem Sokha on bail

    Phnom Penh: Kem Sokha, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), who was arrested in September 2017 on treason charges, was allowed to leave prison on Monday after a judge approved his release on bail. The judge, who rejected Sokha’s fifth plea for bail in August, approved his request this time due to health issues, reports Efe news.

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    Cambodian parliament removes opposition vice-president

    Phnom Penh: The Cambodian national assembly on Friday voted to remove opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party’s Kem Sokha from the post of the parliament’s first ever vice-president. All 68 lawmakers from the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), including Prime Minister Hun Sen, voted to remove him during a parliamentary session as all 55 CNRP lawmakers boycotted the session, Xinhua reported.

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    Cambodia senator arrested for ‘treason’ after PM accusation

    Phnom Penh: Cambodian police arrested an opposition senator today after the country’s strongman leader accused him of “treason” for posting on social media a disputed document about the border with neighbouring Vietnam. The arrest of Senator Hong Sok Hour, who belongs to the opposition Sam Rainsy Party (SRP), comes amid an uptick in the campaign by the kingdom’s main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to combat alleged encroachment by Vietnam. “He