Monthly Archives: January 2006

>Hun Sen slams foreign critics as "animals"

> Phnom Penh (dpa) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday called some foreign critics “animals” and stood firm on his assertion that five human rights critics would have to face court despite earlier promises of a reprieve. Speaking … Continue reading

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>Hun Sen ‘hates’ ex-king for rewarding his critics

> (Kyodo) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday he felt hatred for people who rewarded critics he had jailed on defamation charges, apparently alluding to former King Norodom Sihanouk. In a speech broadcast on state-run television TVK, Hun … Continue reading

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>UNHCR Officials Visit Cheam Channy in Prison

> MP Cheam Channy at his court appearance during his sham trial Better Living Condition at Military Prison For Cheam Channy Ratana SengVoice of AmericaPhnom Penh, Cambodia30/01/2006 Opposition party officials claim Monday that the living condition for Mr. Cheam Channy … Continue reading

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>Support the Request to Grant AMNESTY to the Cambodian MP CHEAM CHANNY

> To the kind attention of: Members of Parliament who have joined the Transnational Radical Party for 2006 Rome, January 30, 2006 Dear Colleague, We write you to ask you endorse the attached letter-appeal, promoted by the Transnational Radical Party, … Continue reading

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>The winners of the Senate election: Hun Sen’s business cronies

> “An election campaign is very costly. Businessmen helped the party.In return, they are expecting something back in return.” – Thun Saray of Adhoc NGO Phnom PenhTelevision Kampuchea29 Jan 06 Cambodia’s national television in Khmer, TVK, carries at the end … Continue reading

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>Hun Sen: "if you are rude, the court will summon you"

> Hun Sen, a former Khmer Rouge commander, is well known for his ruthlessness – a behavior often adopted by Khmer Rouge cadres. Cambodian PM again attacks foreign critics of defamation arrests Agence France Presse Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen … Continue reading

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>Cambodian PM Reverses Position on Lawsuits

> Many fear Cambodia is drifting toward dictatorship underHun Sen, a one-time Khmer Rouge commander. Associated Press Cambodia’s prime minister on Monday said he has been unable to honor his pledge to drop defamation suits against four of his critics … Continue reading

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>NGOs’ Letter to The King to Pardon Mr. Sam Rainsy

>Khemara SokVoice of AmericaPhnom Penh, Cambodia27/01/2006 NGOs’ officials appeal to King Sihamoni to pardon opposition party’s officials and activists who were charged and sentenced, according to Cambodia National Research Organization CNRO’s director Dr. Heang Rithy’s letter. In the letter Dr. … Continue reading

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>U.S. must help craft future as clout shifts to Asia, official says

> Christopher Hill, U.S. assistant secretary of state for East Asia and Pacific affairs(Photo AFP) Ambassador talks policy in San Diego By David E. Graham UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITERJanuary 29, 2006 On a stop in San Diego after negotiating political thickets … Continue reading

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>Om Yen Tieng: "[US S. Res. 353] resolution is out of date"

> Translated from Cambodian by KI-Media Om Yen Tieng responds to US Senate 27 January 2006Sok SereyRadio Free Asia The adviser to Prime Minister Hun Sen [Mr. Om Yen Tieng] provided his reaction on Friday 27 January to the US … Continue reading

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