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Breaking: Candlelight Party will not be allowed to participate in the July elections

A Candlelight Party sign at the party’s new headquarters in Phnom Penh on April 4, 2022. (CamboJA/Pring Samrang)
A Candlelight Party sign at the party’s new headquarters in Phnom Penh on April 4, 2022. (CamboJA/Pring Samrang)

Candlelight Party will not be allowed to participate in the July elections, after the National Election Committee issued a statement officially rejecting the opposition party’s registration on Monday. 18 other parties have been approved, including the ruling CPP.

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