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Fake news legislation criminalizes activists

In Cambodia again, the ruling CPP faces renewed criticism over their use of defamation and incitement provisions to suppress any political opposition by activists, political leaders or human rights defenders.

Cambodia: Making Social Media Work for Journalists

Training focuses on producing appealing content while upholding international standards of reporting.

Cambodia bans media coverage from Covid lockdown ‘red zones’

Cambodia on Tuesday ordered journalists to stop reporting from blockaded coronavirus "red zones" and from chasing ambulances as the country battles against a record surge in infections.

As PH, Cambodia struggle for press freedom, China amps up influence

China continues to exert influence on media and journalists in Southeast Asia, in a bid to reform its international image and catch up with its rival United States' soft power in the region.

Opinion: Cambodia’s crackdown on the free Internet is a threat to the whole world

Cambodia has descended into dictatorship in much the same manner that Ernest Hemingway described going bankrupt: gradually, and then suddenly.

Cambodia deports Chinese media owner over ‘fake’ Covid news

Angkor Today Media chief claimed that Cambodia was selling China-aided vaccines at a high price.

Cambodia: Combatting Covid-19 Misinformation

Radio call-in show unpicks fake news and conspiracy theories around the virus.

Cambodian Police Bar Journalists From Covering Investigations

Should the rounding up of dissidents and other criminal investigations simply be ignored?

Cambodia expands monitoring of ‘fake news’

Concern over censorship as TikTok, WhatsApp, Telegram and Messenger are added to a watch list of social apps.

Cambodia warns social media users to stop producing ‘immoral’ content

The Cambodian government has warned TikTok and other social media users to stop producing "immoral" content.

Cambodia court jails rappers for rhymes inciting crimes

A Cambodian court convicted two rappers and sentenced them to up to a year and a half in prison on Tuesday on charges of incitement over their rhymes about social injustice and loss of sovereign territory.

Cambodia warns media outlets against publishing fake news

Cambodia has warned that action may be taken against any media outlets publishing fake news that could cause widespread panic in the country.

Cambodia’s sewer press

The Khmer Times reckons it is the ruling party’s attack dog, but it lacks the teeth and intelligence for this task.

Cambodia’s curbs on media, freedom of expression reach alarming levels

Press freedom in Cambodia has steadily declined over the last few years, with local journalists and international media groups targeted or shut down over alleged attempts to criticize the ruling party’s policies and corruption in the government.

Introducing Anakut: The podcast about Cambodia’s future

Welcome to Anakut, a podcast about Cambodia present and future!

Cambodia’s Sentencing of Journalist Over COVID-19 Comment a Threat to Freedoms, Media Groups Say

The conviction of a journalist who reported on comments that Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen made publicly about COVID-19 is a threat to all reporters covering the pandemic, local media groups say.

DW Freedom of Speech Award laureate Sovann Rithy released from prison

Journalist Sovann Rithy has been released from prison.

IFJ urges Cambodia to investigate murder of journalist

Prominent TV reporter Koy Piseth was attacked and killed while riding his motorbike.

Sovann Rithy Released from Jail, Handed Suspended Sentence

The online journalist who was jailed for quoting Prime Minister Hun Sen accurately has today been released and handed a suspended sentence.

Online Journalist Convicted and Given Suspended Sentence for Quoting Hun Sen

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court convicted online journalist Sovann Rithy on Monday morning and handed him an 18-month suspended sentence, nearly six months after he was arrested for reporting comments made by Prime Minister Hun Sen.


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