Sam Rainsy had suggested a letter from the king endorsing an upcoming election was ‘legally worthless.’
One critic says money could embolden PM Hun Sen in his widening repression of political opponents.
The former guards demand severance pay and evidence of claims they shared child pornography.
A rights group says courts fail to presume innocence or probe claims of confessions made under duress.
Meanwhile, opposition supporters hold protests demanding Japan end its support of the election.
The campaigners urge Prime Minister Hun Sen to order their cooperation in protecting forests.
They warn that the government may ‘hold them indefinitely,’ adding charges to keep them in jail.
Exiled opposition leader praises the U.S. move as “first step” to sanctioning Hun Sen for abuses.
General Hing Bun Hieng's unit was involved in numerous abuses, including beatings of lawmakers and attacks on civilians.
Show a 'clean finger,' Buth Bunthen says, indicating no vote has been cast in an election widely seen as unfair.
Different countries have different tastes, though, a ruling party spokesperson says.
They call the new directive a ‘clear case of government overreach’ and demand its revocation.
The decision comes as Cambodia’s king backs an upcoming vote widely seen as neither free nor fair.
Rights groups and media watchdogs slam the move as ‘pre-election censorship.’
Thai officials accuse suspect of spreading false information online that may undermine national security and cause panic in Thailand.
They demand that Tokyo withdraw aid and refuse to recognize the results of the ballot.
The 15 are denied basic rights, according to opposition officials, who want them released.
Cham Prasidh, Minister for Industry and Handicraft, had blamed cyanide and chromium cast off into water sources by Chinese-operated mines.
But a former opposition leader says courts should act on threats against people who don’t plan to vote.
None are controlled by his ruling Cambodian People's Party, he says.
But observers say that the warning is politically motivated and lacks legal basis.
Their detention is necessary ‘for the sake of the investigation’ into their case, the court says.
The prime minister began campaigning as early as December last year, despite a July 7-27 window.
Chromium and cyanide had been improperly handled and seeped into rivers used for drinking water in Kratie and Mondulkiri.
Comfrel says several hundred members will observe general security but not monitor the July 29 vote.
A representative says a Chinese mining firm is responsible for contaminating the water.
The near-assassination comes weeks after a local official threatened him with death.
The main opposition group, banned in late 2017, has called for a boycott of what is effectively a one-party race.
The statement comes as two former RFA reporters mark six months in detention on espionage charges.
He says the CNRP will succeed despite a political ban because it enjoys the support of the people.