Civil society group see that stripping the opposition vice president of his senior post at the National Assembly on Friday has negative impacts on democracy and freedom of expression.
Rescue Party officials said Friday the move was unconstitutional, and all 55 of their lawmakers boycotted the vote.
Human Rights Watch has said the assault was strikingly similar to tactics employed by the ruling Cambodian People’s Party in the 1990s.
Brutal attack Monday on 2 opposition MPs, blamed on suspected ruling party supporters, was stark reminder that Cambodia’s post-2013 election tensions have not abated.
Speaking at the airport as he waited for Prime Minister Hun Sen to arrive from an official visit to France, Tea Banh said his troops have a right to “express their opinion.”
Televised addresses by Hun Sen are rare and his public speeches are unpredictable and can occasionally go on for hours.
Human Rights Watch linked Monday’s attack to a similar violence perpetrated by the CPP against the opposition in the 1990s, as documented by UN observers.
Each lawmaker spoke to VOA Khmer from the hospital, where they are being treated for serious injuries.
Sarah Chayes says that corrupt governments can be broken down by anti-corruption revolutions, such as those that occurred in Tunisia, Libya and Egypt.
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More than 1,000 anti-opposition protesters had gathered outside the Assembly to demand the removal of Rescue Party President Kem Sokha from office.
Right groups have asked French President François Hollande to pressure Prime Minister Hun Sen to release 21 activists ahead of an official visit by the premier this weekend.