Same old song? Rainsy claims unity with Sokha but observers point to splits

Despite former opposition leader Sam Rainsy still considering his alliance with Kem Sokha to be “one person” (steadfast), the reality is quite the opposite, with academics saying groups supporting both politicians are becoming increasingly divided.
Former court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Sokha is in the country facing trial on a charge of “treason” while Rainsy has been living in exile in Paris since 2015 to avoid serving imprisonment.
Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan said yesterday that “rifts and divisions” between Rainsy’s and Sokha’s group i