A Cambodia man carries an injured protester to an ambulance during a clash with police in Phnom Penh on September 15, 2013. Violent clashes erupted in the Cambodian capital on Sunday, leaving one protester dead and several wounded as thousands gathered to challenge strongman premier Hun Sen's disputed election win, witnesses said. Sept. 15, 2013. © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom

A convulse day of protests in Phnom Penh

Here’s my reportage about the intense day of protests and clashes that occurred in Phnom Penh last Sunday after the first day of protest organised by the CNRP (Cambodian National Rescue Party) to contest the election results. Sadly the result was tragic as one young man was killed a few meters from us and at …

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15/08/2013 - Phnom Penh. A sneek peak into the ceremony of the Anachakdara 2013, the Cambodian "Oscar" held in the Koh Pich Theatre of Phnom Penh, with the presence of the most famous local stars.

And the Anachakdara 2013 goes to…

A sneak peek into the Anachakdara 2013, the Khmer Star Awards. The ceremony, held in the Koh Pich Theatre of Phnom Penh, was attended by some of the most famous local stars and V.I.P. [divider] [divider style=”top” ]

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen makes his first public appearance after the election day, visiting a construction site just hundreds meters from the place where the violences erupted last Sunday in Stung Meanchey's district, in the south of Phnom Penh. 31/07/2013 @ Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom 2013

First public appearance of Cambodian PM Hun Sen after the elections

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen makes his first public appearance after election day, visiting a construction site just hundreds of meters from the place where violences erupted last Sunday in Stung Meanchey’s district, in the south of Phnom Penh. In his speech he said he will welcome an international investigation into the results of Sunday’s …

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CNRP's supporters easily clean their finger from the supposedly indelible ink they used to vote last Sunday. 31/07/2013 © Thomas Cristofoletti /Ruom 2013

Sam Rainsy invites Cambodians to register voter irregularities

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy claims his party won 63 seats in the country’s general election and invited anyone who had suffered voter irregularities, to register them in order to create a database and make a case against the National Electoral Commitee (NEC). [divider] [divider style=”top” ]

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Disgruntled voters riot and destroy a military police pick-up truck on Sunday evening, following hours of protests over names missing from the vote register at an election voting station in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district. 28/07/2013 © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom

A convulse election for Cambodia

After 30 days of electoral campaign, millions of Cambodians finally go to vote. Numerous reports of alleged fraud, irregularities and eruptions of violence have been reported throughout the country as the Cambodian general election took place. The first partial results indicate a victory for the CPP (Cambodian People’s Party) but the main opposition party, the …

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Opposition leader Sam Rainsy and Vice President Kem Sokha, cheer the party's supporters gathered at Fredoom Park in Phnom Penh, for the last day of campaign for the Cambodian Election 2013.

Last day of campaign for the Cambodian General Elections 2013

Thousands of Cambodians invade the streets of the capital Phnom Penh to participate in the last day of campaign of the two main Cambodian parties: the CPP (Cambodian People’s Party) and the opposition CNRP (Cambodia National Rescue League) . [divider] [divider style=”top” ]

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Opposition Leader, Sam Rainsy, cheers the crowd during a rally at the Independence Park of Sihanoukville. 21/07/2013 © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy starts his campaign through Cambodia

After 4 years of self-exile and with just one week left before the elections, CNRP (Cambodia National Rescue Party) leader Sam Rainsy starts a seven days campaign tour travelling through 15 of Cambodia’s 24 provinces. I followed Rainsy (and vice president Kem Sokha) for 2 days together with Cambodia Daily‘s journalists Phorn Bopha and Zsombor …

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Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha leave the airport of Phnom Penh surrounded by thousands of supporters of the CNRP party. 19/07/2013 – Phnom Penh © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom 2013

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy comes back to Cambodia after 4 years of exile

CNRP (Cambodian National Rescue Party) president Sam Rainsy finally returned to Cambodia after four years of self-imposed exile. Tens of thousands of supporters waving flags and wearing white caps with the party’s logo, lined the road for kilometres from Pochentong airport and greed with joy at his passage. I will follow Sam Rainsy for the …

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