Reporters without borders ‘concerned’ by threats

International media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders said in a statement released on Tuesday that it was concerned by what it characterized as a “surge” in threats against journalists and news organizations in Cambodia in recent weeks.   ...

Julia wallace

Press clubs denounce attack on journalists

Press freedom groups have condemned a violent attack on two reporters by security guards at a rally in Phnom Penh yesterday. ...

Phak Seangly and Shaun Turton

Media groups urge action in murder of journalist

A provincial court has determined it will hold three men accused of murdering a journalist on Sunday. Kratie court officials say they will detain La Narong, Kem Pheakdy and Pin Heng while an official investigation into the crime takes place. International media advocates condemned the ...

Sok Khemara

TVK boss’ departure draws further concern

Media watchdogs on Wednesday expressed concern that the resignation on Saturday of Kem Gunawadh, long-serving director-general of state broadcaster TVK, was due to the station’s airing of an opposition campaign spot showing violent government protest repressions. In a statement, the Cambodian Center for Independent Media and ...

Simon Henderson

Media experts fear online restrictions in Vietnam, Cambodia

Media experts warn that Vietnam continues to restrict social media, and Cambodia could be following suit. At a forum in Washington to mark World Press Freedom Day on May 3, panelists said online and traditional media activities have been restricted by Vietnamese authorities. The forum, ...

Sok Khemara,

Human Rights group: Cambodia’s press freedom becomes worse

The freedom of the press and expression in Cambodia becomes worse this year, according the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC). ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Cambodian reporter receives ‘Information Hero’ award

Cambodian reporter for the Voice of Democracy Radio has been awarded by Reporters Without Borders as an “Information Hero.” Oudam Tat was awarded along with 100 other journalists from around the world, as part of celebrations for World Press Freedom Day. Voice of Democracy, originally founded ...

Sok Khemara

Advocacy Group Slams Murder Case 'Hush Up'

Reporters Without Borders has joined mounting criticism of the government’s handling of the April 26 murder of environmental activist Chut Wutty. On Monday, a security guard was convicted of accidentally killing the officer officially blamed for the activist’s death. “How convenient,” the Paris-based advocacy group said in a ...

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