The growing number of Asian American voters in the United States doesn't necessarily translate into political clout in U.S. elections. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
At least 16 other opposition members and supporters have been jailed since the two parties in late 2014 agreed to work together in parliament under a so-called culture of dialogue.
After the CPP-dominated parliament approved the motion, Son Chhay, chief opposition whip, said the vote was a violation of the constitution.
The comments came as the CNRP announced it was ready to organize mass protests in response to the attempted arrest of its deputy leader, Kem Sokha.
General Khieu Sopheak, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, ruled out the possibility of issuing an amnesty for Rainsy while Hun Sen remained prime minister.
Police set up a roadblock Monday about 500 meters from the headquarters of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.
ចំណាប់អារម្មណ៍របស់អ្នកទេសចរខ្មែរចំពោះសារមន្ទីរសព្វទស្សន៍អង្គរ ឬ Angkor Panorama Museum ដែលជាស្នាដៃវិចិត្រករកូរ៉េខាងជើងនោះ គឺក្ដីរំភើបចំពោះបច្ចេកវិជ្ជាគំនូរ 3D។
Armed security forces surrounded the car of Cambodia's No. 2 opposition leader in an apparent attempt to apprehend him.
The decree, signed by Hun Sen on May 24, sets a June 4, 2017, date for the polls, which will come a year ahead of the next general election, due in 2018.
Amid increasing political tensions, the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party has called for a resumption of dialogue with the ruling Cambodian People’s Party.
Sam An, who holds American citizenship, was arrested in Siem Reap province on April 9 after he returned from the United States.
Government officials say limitations on freedom are necessary to avoid what they cast as the potential for catastrophic “color revolution” in Cambodia.