James Ricketson will soon be freed from a six-year prison term imposed for 'espionage,' sources say.
He says the release was health-related and defends a court order placing Kem Sokha under virtual house arrest.
He says the government is trying to drive a wedge between him and CNRP president Kem Sokha.
Freed from prison in August, Kim Sok was warned by Prime Minister Hun Sen not to criticize his governing of Cambodia.
Hundreds of residents contend that four people arrested for ‘violently occupying’ land are the rightful owners of the property.
They say their concerns were ignored by the Mekong River Commission, which is hosting the meeting.
Rights group, US embassy say recent conditional releases don’t go far enough.
Critics say freeing Kem Sokha on bail is meaningless because the political damage is already done after July's one-party elections.
Diplomats from key countries that denounced the election of lawmakers as illegitimate shun the event.
To avoid international sanctions, Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen must quickly free jailed opposition chief Kem Sokha, Sam Rainsy says.
James Ricketson was accused of spying after flying a drone over an opposition rally a year ago.
He dismisses rumors that the head of the now-dissolved CNRP could be freed after a hearing this week.
They are freed under a royal pardon requested by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who rejects suggestions of foreign pressure to free his critics.
He says the prisoners are being used as pawns to silence critics and alleviate international pressure.
The strongman continues to relax restrictions after securing a fifth term in office.
The families have faced food and water shortages, as well as a lack of sanitation, for more than a week.
The bail grants follow a pardon for one of the country’s most prominent activists and three others.
The pardons come days after the ruling party’s sweep of a general election seen as unfree and unfair.
Kim Sok was jailed for implying that the government had murdered popular pundit Kem Ley.
Canberra is investigating tough measures against Phnom Penh in response to a crackdown by Hun Sen.
Human Rights Watch calls her conviction ‘politically motivated’ and based on ‘fabricated’ charges.
Many are not informed of their right to a lawyer or their right to remain silent in court, while mothers with babies or small children are often held in pre-trial detention, a Cambodian NGO says.
Meanwhile, reports trickle in about official efforts to punish boycott supporters and NGOs.
Meanwhile, criticism continued to pour in from around the globe over Cambodia’s ‘sham’ polls.
The number of spoiled ballots jumped more than five-fold from the country’s last general election.
Result of what many observers considered a "sham' vote was determined in November, when the government dissolved the opposition party.
He says the country would be ‘at war’ if the Supreme Court hadn’t dissolved the CNRP last year.
Rights groups hail the move days ahead of an election widely dismissed as a ‘sham.’
A muted reaction will encourage regional dictators to follow Hun Sen’s lead, they say.
The probe comes as the government rejects concerns over voter intimidation from a UN expert.