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Journo killings condemned

A report from the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has decried the killing of journalists with no consequences, listing Cambodia as one of several countries where members of the press have been killed since 2004 “with complete impunity”. From 2004 to 2013, 370 journalists ...

Charles Rollet and Chhay Channyda
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/journo-killings-condemned

Cambodia arrests three after logging journalist killed

Police in Cambodia say they have arrested three people after a journalist investigating illegal logging was shot dead. Taing Try was killed on Sunday at a logging site in Kratie province, where he had gone with several reporters. Two years ago a prominent environmentalist was also shot ...

BBC News Staff
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-29597501

Cambodian Court Acquits Two in Slaying of Journalist

A Cambodian provincial court today dropped charges against a military police officer and his wife accused of murdering a reporter investigating the country’s illegal timber trade, drawing protests from the journalist’s wife and from human rights and environmental advocacy groups. Hang Serei Oudom, a ...

Radio Free Asia News Staff
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/acquits-08282013145944.html

Investigation Wraps In Journo Death

For the second time, an investigating judge at Ratanakirri Provincial Court has closed the investigation into the murder of Virakchun Khmer newspaper journalist Hang Serei Oudom. Odom was found dead in the trunk of his car. The murder happened only days after an article about ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/

Logging Reporter Arrested

Cambodian authorities arrest a journalist who exposed the illegal smuggling of timber. Taing Try, a reporter affiliated with the Khmer Democratic Journalists’ Association, was taken into custody on Friday, police in Kratie’s Snoul district told RFA on Sunday. But Ing Savoeun, a representative from the ...

http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/reporter-12102012174729.html

Asean declaration allows Cambodia to flout human rights, warn campaigners

Human rights groups in Cambodia fear a new south-east Asian declaration of human rights could conversely offer the government in Phnom Penh a figleaf to clamp down on dissent. Cambodia signed the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) human rights declaration on Sunday, two days ...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/nov/23/asean-declaration-cambodia-flout-human-rights

Politics 'behind journo deaths'

Twelve journalists have been killed in Cambodia since 1993, according to a report from the rights group Adhoc, which believes much of the bloodshed was politically motivated. The body count was included in a round-up of abuses against the media in a report the group released ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012102659427/National-news/politics-behind-journo-deaths.html

More questioned in journo slaying

The Ratanakkiri Provincial Court has summonsed for questioning Kim Seanglay, a military policeman who was the subject of one of slain journalist Hang Serei Oudom’s articles on the illegal timber trade, Chhay Thi, an investigator for the rights group Adhoc, said yesterday. According to their ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012101059214/National-news/more-questioned-in-cambodian-journalists-slaying.html

R'Kiri duo charged in death of reporter

A Ratanakkiri provincial court has charged a married couple with premeditated murder in the grisly killing of Vorakchun Khmer newspaper reporter Hang Serei Oudom, whose body was found axed to death in the back of a car last week. The suspects, An Bunheng and his wife, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091758733/National-news/ratanakkiri-duo-charged-in-death-of-reporter.html

Stringer who reported on logging found dead

A local newspaper stringer who had written about illegal logging was found dead in the back of a car yesterday in Rattanakiri province’s O’Chum district. Hang Serei Oudom, 44, was a stringer for Vorakchun Khmer, or Khmer Hero, newspaper. Police said his body was covered in blood ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091258652/National-news/stringer-who-reported-on-logging-found-dead.html

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