Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Politics Cambodian opposition dissolved as Hun Sen consolidates control Supreme Court hammers 'final nail in the coffin' of Cambodian democracy Supporters of Kem Sokha, the imprisoned leader of the shuttered Cambodia National Rescue Party, outside a Phnom Penh court in September.
SIMON ROUGHNEEN, Asia Regional Correspondent November 16, 2017 22:19 JST | Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos
MANILA -- Cambodia's Supreme Court has ordered the break-up of the main opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party over allegations that it aimed to topple the government.
The ruling was widely expected, including by the CNRP, which did not send lawyers to contest the case. The court is headed by a judge who is a member of the ruling Cambodian People's Party.
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