Gov’t Warns Media of Repercussions for Journalists Who Write About the ‘Hun Sen Regime’

Phnom Penh – Cambodia has said that journalists who describe the government as “Hun Sen’s regime” or the “Phnom Penh regime” may face investigation from authorities.

Interior Minister Sar Kheng said journalists using these terms “do not respect the will of the Cambodian people, who turned out to vote”.

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party won a landslide victory in general elections in July after it oversaw the dissolution of its only challenger, the Cambodia National Rescue Party.

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