The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh has been hosting a series of lectures and fact-finding sessions for young Cambodians interested in democracy.
Sam Rainsy was found guilty this morning of defaming National Assembly president Heng Samrin, a high-ranking member of the ruling party, in a Facebook post last November.
Koul Panha, executive director of the election watchdog Comfrel, said that the groups would advocate for media access to polling stations.
“Increasing numbers of people showing up to support Kem Ley, even after his death, for several days, is a signal to the government of this ‘thinking revolution,’” said Meas Nee.
Hearse followed by people on foot, motorcycles, cars and motor rickshaws; anti-riot police are stationed along route to Kem Ley's home province of Takeo
It is potentially dangerous to be too well educated in Cambodia.
“I think there was someone behind my child’s back.”
With only four months to go until Americans elect a new president, one group of voters is getting a lot more attention these days -- millennials, voters ages 18 to 35. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
The killing provoked international denunciations and calls for an independent inquiry.
Opposition lawmakers rejected the move as unconstitutional, arguing that Sokha’s parliamentary immunity protected him from such measures.
The comments followed a call on Sunday from a UN representative for a thorough, independent investigation.
Two days before his death, Kem Ley gave an interview to VOA Khmer’s Sok Khemara.