Journalists Form A New Press Association, Plan to Protect At Risk Reporters

The development comes amid an ongoing press crackdown by the government that has seen the shuttering of independent news organizations and radio stations in the country.

A group of Cambodian journalists were issued a license on Tuesday to form a new press association, which the members say will help protect reporters and editors in a challenging media environment.

The Cambodian Journalists Alliance, also known as CamboJA, received its license from the Ministry of Information on Tuesday, and will be latest press association in the country, taking the tally to 42 groups.

May Titthara, the group’s executive director, said members represent independent news organizations and many of whom were affected by the free press crackdown.

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