Cambodia bars Meta oversight board over PM’s Facebook account suspension

Cambodia said on Tuesday Meta Platforms Inc’s (META.O) 22-member oversight board was unwelcome in the country, days after the panel recommended suspending Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Facebook account over content violations.


The board’s recommendation was “political in nature”, Cambodia’s foreign affairs ministry said.

Hun Sen’s Facebook account went offline last week after the Oversight Board, which is funded by Meta but operates independently, said the platform had been wrong not to remove a video he published in January that breached rules against violent threats.

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