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.

Journalist Who Quoted Hun Sen Receives Suspended Sentence, Freed

The jailed editor-in-chief of popular online news outlet TVFB was freed on Monday after being handed a suspended 18-month sentence.

Journalist handed 18-month sentence for incitement

The director of online news outlet TVFB was sentenced to 18 months in prison on October 5 after he reported on advice from Prime Minister Hun Sen to motorbike taxi drivers, telling them to sell their vehicles if the Covid-19 crisis is causing them financial distress.

Unknown Assailants Damage Car and Beat Two Kratie Journalists

Two journalists in Kratie province have filed a police complaint in Tbong Khmum province accusing unknown assailants of beating them while on a reporting trip to cover forestry crimes.

Journalists attacked after reporting forestry crime

Four local online news journalists were attacked on September 28 by a group of men who they say were timber traders seeking revenge after the reporters had singled them out to police for committing forestry crimes.

NGOs call for changes to draft law on access to information

A group of civil society organizations on September 28 called on the government to revise the draft Law on Access to Information, taking particular issue with an article that says confidential information can be withheld in certain unspecified cases, while the Information Ministry has maintained that the draft will move ahead without further revision.

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