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.
The parliamentary vote was approved without debate in a session boycotted by all 55 CNRP lawmakers.
'Genuine, participatory, and inclusive' national elections in 2018 are now in doubt, the parliamentarians say.
Moves to dissolve the CNRP and give its legislative seats to other parties will leave many Cambodians 'without a voice,' she says.
He rejects U.S. and EU charges that his ruling Cambodian People's Party has violated human rights.
The order comes as ruling party lawmakers seek to carve up the CNRP’s parliamentary seats.
The move appears aimed at ending all opposition to Prime Minister Hun Sen's continued rule.
Many were killed crossing into the country illegally, while others died in fights or in accidents at work.
Move to hike monthly pay to $170 seen as move to court labor before 2018 elections.
Efforts to destroy the CNRP are disenfranchising millions who want change, Mu Sochua says after fleeing the country ahead of arrest.
Lawmakers urge Hun Sen to free Kem Sokha and undo recent years of anti-democratic measures before 2018 election.
She joins other CNRP lawmakers and activists in exile following threats of arrest by Hun Sen.
Kem Monovithya, daughter of jailed CNRP leader Kem Sokha, asks that European countries and the United States do what they can to help bring about democratic change in Cambodia.