Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) co-founder Sam Rainsy said on Saturday that he had returned to France, one week after his promised return to Cambodia saw him diverted to Malaysia and Indonesia for a series of meetings with parliamentarians.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday asked the Justice Ministry to work with the courts to grant bail to activists from the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who have been arrested this year for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government.
Cambodia’s ambassador to Indonesia grabbed the microphone as Cambodia’s opposition in exile attempted to outline its plans for a Nov. 9 return to the country at a press conference in Jakarta on Wednesday.
Cambodian armed forces have been deployed along the country’s border areas in the days ahead of the promised return of exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy and other senior party leaders, a government spokesman said on Monday.
Mu Sochua, the banned opposition party’s vice president, renewed her call for Cambodians in Thailand to “join us” in marching across the border even though she has been blocked from entering Thailand herself.