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Cambodian opposition leader released from yearlong house arrest

The leader of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party was released Sunday from yearlong house arrest after being charged with treason, but is still prohibited from engaging in political activities, a court said.

‘Too little’: Cambodia opposition leader freed from house arrest after two years

Cambodia has freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest, more than two years after he was arrested and charged with treason, but he remains banned from politics and from leaving the country, a court says.

Video: ‘I still need justice’: Cambodia frees opposition leader

Cambodia freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest on Sunday, amid EU deliberations over whether to punish a crackdown against the country's opposition by removing preferential trade terms. David Doyle reports.

Kem Sokha Allowed to Leave Home, but Ordered to Remain in Cambodia

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has been released from de facto house arrest following a 2017 arrest on widely criticized treason charges, but remains under court supervision, according to a court statement published by government-aligned Fresh News Sunday.

‘They did not use Cambodian passports’

Malaysia has its reasons for not fulfilling a request from Cambodia to extradite a politician upon her arrival here recently.

Cambodia: Reprieve for Kem Sokha a ‘token gesture’ that should not distract from human...

In response to the announcement that Kem Sokha, president of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), has been released from house arrest, Nicholas Bequelin, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for East and Southeast Asia, said:

Cambodian opposition leader not detained, only went through normal inspection at airport, says Saifuddin

Cambodian opposition leader Mu Sochua (pic) was not detained by Malaysian authorities but only underwent a normal examination at the KL International Airport (KLIA), says Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.

Cambodian opposition figure only underwent normal examination – Saifuddin

Opposition party figure Mu Sochua was not detained by the Malaysian authorities but only underwent a normal examination at the airport, said Foreign Affairs Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.

Cambodian Opposition Leader Sees Partial Easing Of Bail Conditions, Treason Charges Remain

Opposition leader Kem Sokha said he would continue to fight for his innocence hours after a Phnom Penh court changed the conditions of his bail, allowing him to move within the country, but still restricting his travel overseas or preventing him from engaging in political activity.

Sokha continues call for dropping of charge after bail conditions reduced

Not satisfied with having his bail conditions reduced, allowing him to travel freely in Cambodia, Kem Sokha says he wants his charge totally dropped.

Kem Sokha: Cambodian opposition leader freed from house arrest

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has been released from house arrest after being held for more than two years on treason charges.

Cambodian Opposition Figure Rainsy Promises to Intensify Action

Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he would help organize protests against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen to build on growing international pressure for change in his home country.

Cambodia Releases Opposition Leader From House Arrest

Opposition leader Kem Sokha said he would continue to fight for his innocence hours after a Phnom Penh court changed the conditions of his bail, allowing him to move within the country, but still restricting his travel overseas and preventing him from engaging in political activity.

Cambodia Eases Kem Sokha House Arrest Restrictions

Cambodia eased restrictions on opposition leader Kem Sokha Sunday, more than two years after his arrest heralded an authoritarian crackdown, in a move human rights groups denounced as a ploy by Prime Minister Hun Sen to evade international censure.

Senior Cambodian opposition figure Kem Sokha out of house arrest

Founder of Cambodia National Rescue Party, charged with treason in 2017, cannot leave country or join political activities.

Cambodia opp leader free from house arrest

Cambodia has freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest, more than two years after he was arrested and charged with treason, but he remains banned from politics and from leaving the country, a court says.

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest

Court ruling lifts house arrest but forbids top opposition figure from conducting political activities and going abroad.

Rainsy Heads to Asia but ‘All Routes to Cambodia for Us Are Closed’

CNRP acting president Sam Rainsy, who had pledged to return to Cambodia today with aims of putting the nation on a democratic path, will arrive in an undisclosed Asian country this afternoon, opposition vice president Mu Sochua said.

Rainsy Lands in Kuala Lumpur, not Headed to Cambodia Today

CNRP acting president Sam Rainsy arrived in Kuala Lumpur this afternoon, an official for the party’s overseas wing said.

Cambodia official says Sam Rainsy free to return

Cambodia's government claims to have reversed its ban on allowing the return of exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy, with a top officials saying after he arrived back in Southeast Asia that he can return as an ordinary person but will have to face due justice.

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