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Cambodia opposition figure not giving up on bid to get home

Nov 08, 2019 - 8:54 PM

Following her release, 65-year-old Mu Sochua says she will still seek to return to Cambodia by traveling overland through Thailand

GOING HOME. This picture taken on October 5, 2017, shows Cambodia National Rescue Party deputy party leader Mu Sochua gesturing during an interview at an undisclosed location in Bangkok. File photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition figure

Nov 07, 2019 - 2:25 PM

(UPDATED) Mu Sochua, deputy leader of Sam Rainsy's Cambodia National Rescue Party, is held at Kuala Lumpur airport late Wednesday, Human Rights Watch says

MU SOCHUA. This picture taken on October 5, 2017 shows Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) deputy party leader Mu Sochua posing for a photograph at an undisclosed location in Bangkok. File photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

What DongYan fans should know about Cambodia PM Hun Sen

Nov 12, 2017 - 3:17 PM

Hun Sen's 32-year rule is seen as essentially authoritarian in a government accused of fraud, corruption and human rights violations

DONGYAN MEET HUN SEN. Actors and couple Marian Rivera and Dingong Dantes are invited by Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen to the welcome dinner for leaders attending the 31st ASEAN Summit. Photo from Dingdong Dantes' Facebook page

A race to kill democracy

May 03, 2017 - 9:09 AM

Leaders in two Southeast Asian countries the Philippines and Cambodia have used a startlingly similar playbook to undermine the opposition and subvert democracy

ASEAN lawmakers: PH will lose int'l credibility if death penalty returns

Feb 15, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Just because an issue is popular it doesn t make it morally right or effective says anti death penalty Malaysian parliamentarian Kasthuri Patto

ANTI-DEATH PENALTY. From left to right: Representatives Lawrence Fortun, Ramon Rocamora, Tom Villarin, Cambodian Parliamentarian Mu Sochua, Malaysian Parliamentarian Kasthuri Patto, Philippine Representatives Edcel Lagman and Yul Servo. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Cambodian politicians charged with insurrection

Jul 17, 2014 - 8:04 AM

The activists who include five MPs elect were arrested after clashes Tuesday July 15 at a demonstration against the closure of Phnom Penh s main designated protest site