1.1 International Community Statements
The spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) claimed a significant proportion of the Cambodian population was left alienated in the July 29 elections after the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).
The UK’s Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, has called on the Kingdom to release former opposition leader Kem Sokha and remedy an alleged backsliding of democracy.
1.2 Political Party
Displaying a conflict in the inner workings of the Funcinpec party, three senior party officials had their positions removed after Prince Norodom Ranariddh appointed his eldest son to take the helm of the party.
After failing to take a single seat in the National Assembly, at least two senior officials have decided to walk away from the Grassroots Democratic Party (GDP), which began as a coalition of civil society organizations.
Two senior officials of two minor political parties have stepped down from their vice-presidential posts.https://bit.ly/2MwYs1K;