The 158 MPs say his continued detention risks throwing the legitimacy of upcoming elections into question.
They say workers will suffer if they lose jobs in the garment and footwear industry, the backbone of the country’s economy.
Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government rescinds the passports of 56 CNRP lawmakers and senators.
Observers say the move is further evidence of the country’s slide into dictatorship.
'Don't think I don't know where you are hiding,' he tells opposition figures who refused to defect to his side.
He says the Cambodian Center for Human Rights was ‘created by foreigners’ to work against Cambodia.
Sweden ends new cooperation agreements, while the EU threatens to dump trade preferences.
In an open letter, they say the charges intimidate the media and restrict press freedom.
Prime Minister Hun Sen remains defiant in the face of global criticism.
An exiled deputy president says the party has no faith in Cambodia’s ‘damaged’ judiciary.
Exiled Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy describes the increasingly dictatorial Hun Sen as "not a strongman" but a "weak and desperate man."
Observers say the decision signals the end of a fragile democracy in the Southeast Asian nation.
Troops are told to crack down on any protests against a decision to dissolve the CNRP.
Cambodian authorities meanwhile step up pressure on CNRP members to defect to the ruling party.
Watchdogs say the measure restricts freedom of speech and violates the constitution.
The prime minister says international standards cannot be brought to bear on his country.
Ted Cruz reiterates a threat to ban Cambodian officials from the US if Kem Sokha is not released.
Veteran Cambodian politician, now in exile, suggests that members of Hun Sen's ruling party will be happy to see him fall.
They are warned that if they don't join, they will lose their jobs when their party is dissolved by court order.
Cambodia's government has failed to protect the country's forests, and citizens must now do the work themselves, an environmental activist says.
Police outnumber protesters outside the court amid fears of a crackdown.
The world’s biggest social network service says it has no plans to roll out the trial any further.
Exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy says he thinks Cambodians will not be easily fooled by ruling party tactics.
Observers say the legislation could precipitate Cambodia’s slide into dictatorship.
Ted Cruz said Kem Sokha’s arrest is undermining the credibility of upcoming general elections.
Prime Minister Hun Sen defends his crackdown and accuses the opposition of violating the agreement.
Senate rubber stamps amendments that would disolve the main opposition party and give its seats in parliament to ruling party-controlled groups.
Human Rights Watch’s Brad Adams says the international community will shun Cambodia if Hun Sen dissolves the opposition ahead of 2018 elections.
He says, without providing evidence, that the CNRP engineered a deadly strike by garment workers with Washington’s help.
CNRP lawmakers say recently approved amendments are unconstitutional.