In total, 342 additional members were added to the Central Committee, according to a resolution published by the CPP.
Sao Sokha said that Sam Rainsy and the CNRM were “preparing for terrorism, not politics, only terrorism.”
Cambodia is home to more than 3,000 NGOs which provide a wide range of services where government support is lacking.
Hun Sen said media outlets in Cambodia what he considers “fake news” had violated the law and thus were closed.
Hun Sen wrote on Facebook that under his government Cambodians had experienced unprecedented benefits and increased standards of living.
On Wednesday, Rainsy asked Hun Sen on Twitter to “postpone the next national elections until we all have guarantees that those polls meet minimum international standards.”
There is no doubt here that the commune council controlled by CPP is going to vote for the CPP despite the secret ballot.
Filmmaker James Ricketson was charged with espionage after reportedly flying a drone at an opposition rally in Phnom Penh in June.
The report, “Freedom in the World 2018”, found that 2017 was the 12th consecutive year of decline in freedom globally, including Cambodia.
According to Sam Rainsy, the new movement would support free elections and civil society in Cambodia.
Hun Manet, who holds numerous senior positions in the military, is thought to be a strong contender to succeed Hun Sen when he leaves office.
U.S. congressmen in recent weeks held a hearing to assess new ways of applying sanctions on the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen over its crackdown on the opposition, media and civil society.