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Volunteers' stories: helping Habitat for Humanity change lives - Financial Times

Volunteers' stories: helping Habitat for Humanity change lives  Financial Times

Habitat for Humanity, the FT's Seasonal Appeal partner, is a global non-profit housing organisation that builds or improves homes for those affected by disaster ...

13 Dec 2018 | 11:01 pm

In Somalia UN Supported AMISOM Bubbles Into Politics in Baidoa While Refusing Questions From Press Banned By Corrupt Guterres - Inner City Press

In Somalia UN Supported AMISOM Bubbles Into Politics in Baidoa While Refusing Questions From Press Banned By Corrupt Guterres  Inner City Press

InnerCityPress.com is engaged these days in investigative journalism from the United Nations, including the World Bank, the IMF, the UN Development Program ...

13 Dec 2018 | 10:14 pm

December 2018 - CPJ Press Freedom Online

December 2018  CPJ Press Freedom Online

Press freedom news from around the globe from the Committee to Protect Journalists.

13 Dec 2018 | 3:31 pm

Human rights 70 years on: Important victories as well as major misses - Salon

Human rights 70 years on: Important victories as well as major misses  Salon

Human Rights Day might not be a reason for celebrations, but it's a useful reminder of what's been achieved.

13 Dec 2018 | 6:30 am

'If the factory closes what could I afford to eat?' - BBC News

'If the factory closes what could I afford to eat?'  BBC News

Sao Run is worried that if the clothing factory where she works closes down she won't be able to feed herself and her son. A 34-year-old widow, she has spent ...

12 Dec 2018 | 6:08 pm

Truth under fire - The Cambodia Daily

Truth under fire  The Cambodia Daily

As if to commemorate today's one year anniversary of the arrest and incarceration of Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone, Time Magazine today ...

12 Dec 2018 | 12:11 am

Girls’ Deaths Alert Cambodia to Human Cost of Economic Migration - VOA News

Girls’ Deaths Alert Cambodia to Human Cost of Economic Migration  VOA News

As more of the rural poor seeking work move to cities, they leave their children at home where they are vulnerable to physical, sexual abuse.

8 Dec 2018 | 11:30 pm

UNESCO Azoulay Skips Big Education Meeting For Cambodia Photo Op Silent on Guterres Banning Press - Inner City Press

UNESCO Azoulay Skips Big Education Meeting For Cambodia Photo Op Silent on Guterres Banning Press  Inner City Press

UNITED NATIONS GATE, December 7 – What is the mandate of UNESCO and its Director-General Audrey Azoulay? They don't defend press freedom, at least ...

7 Dec 2018 | 10:36 am

RSF report shines a light on journalists who are targeted by organized crime - IFEX

RSF report shines a light on journalists who are targeted by organized crime  IFEX

The only choice for reporters who uncover facts about organized crime is often between saying nothing and risking their lives. Worldwide, more than 30 ...

6 Dec 2018 | 6:21 pm

The international travels of Ailish Forfar - The Ice Garden

The international travels of Ailish Forfar  The Ice Garden

Learn about the Markham Thunder rookie's adventures in hockey, journalism, and *service*.

5 Dec 2018 | 7:30 am

From Cambodia to KMAC: Artist-in-Residence Tim Robertson explores the risograph - Insider Louisville

From Cambodia to KMAC: Artist-in-Residence Tim Robertson explores the risograph  Insider Louisville

Tim Roberston started his professional life as a journalist and news photographer, working for several print newspapers. He's now at KMAC through January.

5 Dec 2018 | 4:45 am

Cambodium: freedom of the press - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodium: freedom of the press  The Cambodia Daily

When humans from the analog era stumble into the digital world, accidents can happen that leave them utterly befuddled. Rudy Giuliani (at one point in charge ...

5 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Migration Boom Leaves Children Home Alone, and Uniquely Vulnerable - VOA Khmer

Cambodia’s Migration Boom Leaves Children Home Alone, and Uniquely Vulnerable  VOA Khmer

This demographic shift means that some villages are primarily populated by children, the elderly, and men who are unemployable because they use drugs or ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Critics, activists and trade unionists in Cambodia: on the verge of outlaw status? - Equal Times

Critics, activists and trade unionists in Cambodia: on the verge of outlaw status?  Equal Times

This article is accompanied by the mini-documentary "Psychological warfare and resistance, 'Made in Cambodia' (in three acts and an epilogue)". Click here to ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Report details how journalists are the target of criminal organisations - The Shift News

Report details how journalists are the target of criminal organisations  The Shift News

More than 30 journalists have been killed worldwide by criminal organisations since the start of 2017, according to a new report by international press freedom ...

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

BBC World Service - The Inquiry, Is this the Most Dangerous Time to be a Journalist? - BBC News

BBC World Service - The Inquiry, Is this the Most Dangerous Time to be a Journalist?  BBC News

Journalists have been subject to more killings, violence and intimidation in 2018. What's behind it? We talk to those involved, from Cambodia to Somalia to ...

29 Nov 2018 | 11:53 am

Czech photographer in Cambodia: I aim to tell a story through my photographs - Radio Prague

Czech photographer in Cambodia: I aim to tell a story through my photographs  Radio Prague

Jakub Žák is a photographer who spent more than five years in South-East Asia documenting the work of the Czech Development Agency and other NGOs ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed in Pacific Journalism Review - Asia Pacific Report

Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed in Pacific Journalism Review  Asia Pacific Report

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk. The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Campus Celebrates International Education Week; Guiney '77 Speaks on Cambodian Exhibit - Wesleyan Connection

Campus Celebrates International Education Week; Guiney '77 Speaks on Cambodian Exhibit  Wesleyan Connection

The Wesleyan community celebrated the benefits of international education and exchange during a plethora of International Education Week events.

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Trump says may attend comedian-free W. House journalists' dinner - Politiko

Trump says may attend comedian-free W. House journalists' dinner  Politiko

US President Donald Trump hinted Tuesday he may drop his boycott of the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner because there'll be no comedian on ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

On Cambodia US Praises Genocide Convictions After UN Guterres Praised Hun Sen For Giving Troops As Bans Press - Inner City Press

On Cambodia US Praises Genocide Convictions After UN Guterres Praised Hun Sen For Giving Troops As Bans Press  Inner City Press

InnerCityPress.com is engaged these days in investigative journalism from the United Nations, including the World Bank, the IMF, the UN Development Program ...

16 Nov 2018 | 6:07 pm

Cambodian Court Convicts Former Khmer Rouge Leaders of Genocide in Historic Ruling - TIME

Cambodian Court Convicts Former Khmer Rouge Leaders of Genocide in Historic Ruling  TIME

An international criminal tribunal convicted two former Khmer Rouge leaders of atrocities including genocide in a historic ruling.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Two Tasmanian cameramen recognised for contributions to journalism - The Mercury

Two Tasmanian cameramen recognised for contributions to journalism  The Mercury

TWO Tasmanian cameramen who brought stories from across the world into peoples loungerooms have been recognised for their contributions to journalism.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodians await crucial tribunal finding into 1970s brutal Khmer Rouge regime - The Conversation AU

Cambodians await crucial tribunal finding into 1970s brutal Khmer Rouge regime  The Conversation AU

A potentially historic ruling on genocide by a tribunal in Cambodia on Friday could unsettle understandings of the past among Cambodians - and create a ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Tate Britain to host retrospective of war photgrapher Don McCullin - Lonely Planet Travel News

Tate Britain to host retrospective of war photgrapher Don McCullin  Lonely Planet Travel News

Don McCullin, the renowned photgrapher, is to be celebrated in a major retrospective in Tate Britain next February. The London-born photographer has ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Asean MPs Discuss Cambodia Human Rights Record at Singapore Summit - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Asean MPs Discuss Cambodia Human Rights Record at Singapore Summit  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

A group of liberal lawmakers from Asean nations meeting in Singapore this week will focus on Cambodia and Myanmar's human rights record.

12 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia - The Independent

From Newcastle and New Zealand to the Killing Fields of Cambodia  The Independent

In 1978, three young men on a gap year strayed into Cambodian waters and were discovered by members of the Khmer Rouge. Holly Baxter retraced the steps ...

28 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

'I don’t love Cambodia any less': Ricketson home after 'spy' ordeal - The Sydney Morning Herald

'I don’t love Cambodia any less': Ricketson home after 'spy' ordeal  The Sydney Morning Herald

On Friday, filmmaker James Ricketson was facing another six years in Cambodia's notorious Prey Sar prison. On Sunday, he arrived at Sydney Airport a free ...

23 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia to deport Australian film-maker James Ricketson after royal pardon - The Guardian

Cambodia to deport Australian film-maker James Ricketson after royal pardon  The Guardian

Documentary maker was jailed for espionage this year after flying drone over electoral rally.

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Journos held for 'fake news' - The Phnom Penh Post

Journos held for 'fake news'  The Phnom Penh Post

The Veal Veng district authority in Pursat province on Tuesday said two reporters from TNM online TV had been sent to the provincial police station for ...

20 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

What is the end goal of America's sanctions on Cambodia? - Asia Times

What is the end goal of America's sanctions on Cambodia?  Asia Times

A good rule in foreign relations is that not every problem can be fixed. The US seems well aware that it cannot help fix the problems of one-party rule in Laos, ...

19 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen's 'hero' calls for jailed filmmaker's release - Asia Times

Hun Sen's 'hero' calls for jailed filmmaker's release  Asia Times

Filmmaker and journalist John Pilger, whose 1979 film Year Zero: the Silent Death of Cambodia was credited with alerting the world to the devastation of ...

13 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Open letter to Marise Payne: Will Australia let James Ricketson unjustly spend 6 years in Cambodian prison? - ABC News

Open letter to Marise Payne: Will Australia let James Ricketson unjustly spend 6 years in Cambodian prison?  ABC News

Australia's failure to press the Cambodian Government on James Ricketson's case sends a message to abusive governments everywhere that Australian ...

11 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: opposition leader Kem Sokha released from prison - The Guardian

Cambodia: opposition leader Kem Sokha released from prison  The Guardian

Leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party was accused of treason after government crackdown on critics.

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

James Ricketson’s daughter pleads for release of film-maker jailed in Cambodia - The Guardian

James Ricketson’s daughter pleads for release of film-maker jailed in Cambodia  The Guardian

Daughter says the health of the 69-year-old Australian, who was sentenced to six years jail, is failing and he could die in prison.

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

James Ricketson: Peter Greste says Government should do more for filmmaker jailed in Cambodia - ABC News

James Ricketson: Peter Greste says Government should do more for filmmaker jailed in Cambodia  ABC News

Peter Greste, the Australian journalist jailed in Egypt for more than a year while working for Al Jazeera, says the Government clearly needs to do more in ...

2 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian film-maker James Ricketson sentenced to six years' jail in Cambodia - The Guardian

Australian film-maker James Ricketson sentenced to six years' jail in Cambodia  The Guardian

The 69-year-old documentary maker, who was found guilty of espionage, says the spying claims are 'fanciful and ludicrous'

31 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

James Ricketson: Verdict to be handed down within hours - SBS News

James Ricketson: Verdict to be handed down within hours  SBS News

A Cambodian court will hand down a verdict for jailed Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who stands trial accused of espionage and faces 10 years in jail...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson to learn verdict in espionage trial later this week - ABC News

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson to learn verdict in espionage trial later this week  ABC News

The Cambodian prosecution says Australian filmmaker James Ricketson is a spy but did not name a country he is alleged to be working for or provide any ...

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Pardons More Jailed Opposition Members - VOA News

Cambodia Pardons More Jailed Opposition Members  VOA News

The 14, including at least 11 former members of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, were convicted of insurrection.

27 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian Filmmaker Still in Cambodian Prison on Espionage Charges - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Australian Filmmaker Still in Cambodian Prison on Espionage Charges  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

A verdict in James Ricketson's trial has been delayed, but two journalists accused of espionage were released on bail, and four jailed land rights activists were ...

24 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Jailed for a Year, Cambodian Opposition Leader Is Denied Bail - The New York Times

Jailed for a Year, Cambodian Opposition Leader Is Denied Bail  The New York Times

Kem Sokha, leader of the outlawed Cambodia National Rescue Party, has been held without trial.

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

2 Cambodian reporters charged with spying released on bail - Washington Post

2 Cambodian reporters charged with spying released on bail  Washington Post

Two Cambodian journalists who had worked for U.S.-funded Radio Free Asia and are charged with espionage were released on bail Tuesday, a day after a ...

21 Aug 2018 | 11:51 pm

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson on trial in Cambodia - NEWS.com.au

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson on trial in Cambodia  NEWS.com.au

AN Australian filmmaker in Cambodia facing a possible five to 10 years in prison on a charge of endangering national security testified on Monday that he wants ...

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian King Pardons Imprisoned Land Rights Activists - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodian King Pardons Imprisoned Land Rights Activists  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

A prominent leader of Cambodia's land rights movement and three female activists imprisoned with her were freed Monday under a royal pardon. The pardon ...

20 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Director Peter Weir testifies for James Ricketson in Cambodian court - The Guardian

Director Peter Weir testifies for James Ricketson in Cambodian court  The Guardian

Acclaimed Australian director Peter Weir has told a Cambodian court his friend and alleged spy James Ricketson is a victim of an “unfortunate misunderstanding ...

17 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Eviscerates Its Free Press—And the Whole Region Suffers - The Atlantic

Cambodia Eviscerates Its Free Press—And the Whole Region Suffers  The Atlantic

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — It is the final stretch of campaign season in Cambodia. The dark-blue posters for Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian ...

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Journalists are being crushed in South-East Asia - The Economist

Journalists are being crushed in South-East Asia  The Economist

WAITING in a shuttered Cambodian newsroom for the police to arrive would test any journalist's nerve. Flickering strobe lights illuminate empty desks and ...

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Threats and corruption: Behind the scenes of Cambodia's election crackdown - Al Jazeera English

Threats and corruption: Behind the scenes of Cambodia's election crackdown  Al Jazeera English

Is corruption among Cambodia's ruling party elite reaching all the way to Australia?

13 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

With a registry for news sites and fines for “fake news,” Cambodia's press freedom slides further - Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard

With a registry for news sites and fines for “fake news,” Cambodia's press freedom slides further  Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard

Multi-million-dollar tax bills "pulled out of thin air." The pruning of an independent newspaper after being sold to party-friendly investors. A final headline ...

9 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia 'fake news' crackdown prompts fears over press freedom - The Guardian

Cambodia 'fake news' crackdown prompts fears over press freedom  The Guardian

Cambodia's media has under come increasing pressure after the closure of one independent newspaper and sale of another.

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM now 'fully fledged military dictator', says report - The Guardian

Cambodian PM now 'fully fledged military dictator', says report  The Guardian

Hun Sen's crackdown possible due to support of a cadre of 'dangerous men', says Human Rights Watch.

27 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Charged with spying on Cambodia, Aussie filmmaker wants out of prison hell - Asian Correspondent

Charged with spying on Cambodia, Aussie filmmaker wants out of prison hell  Asian Correspondent

MORE than a year has passed since filmmaker James Ricketson entered Phnom Penh's notorious Prey Sar prison – half the duration of his granddaughter's life.

27 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Freelancers are precarious. When should they push back? - Columbia Journalism Review

Freelancers are precarious. When should they push back?  Columbia Journalism Review

THE WASHINGTON POST killed my story over a retweeted criticism. They told me I couldn't pitch them for six months. Then they told me I might have an agenda ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian film-maker arrives in Cambodian court on espionage charge – video - The Guardian

Australian film-maker arrives in Cambodian court on espionage charge – video  The Guardian

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson appeared at a Phnom Penh court on June 15 suspected of spying.Ricketson has been held in pre-trial detention since his ...

15 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPJ condemns election news restrictions in Cambodia - CPJ Press Freedom Online

CPJ condemns election news restrictions in Cambodia  CPJ Press Freedom Online

Hong Kong, June 4, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned today proposed restrictions on news coverage of upcoming elections in Cambodia ...

4 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

'He could die in there': Australian James Ricketson has now spent a year in a Cambodian jail waiting for trial - ABC News

'He could die in there': Australian James Ricketson has now spent a year in a Cambodian jail waiting for trial  ABC News

The son of an Australian filmmaker detained in Cambodia for 12 months without trial says now is a "critical juncture" for the Australian Government to put ...

4 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Fresh News: is it journalism with Chinese characteristics? - South China Morning Post

Cambodia’s Fresh News: is it journalism with Chinese characteristics?  South China Morning Post

Though far from Beijing's sophisticated control of information, Cambodia's media landscape is starting to echo China's, according to Reporters Without Borders.

3 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Controversial Press Guidelines Draw Concern - ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Cambodia's Controversial Press Guidelines Draw Concern  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

New code of conduct for journalists forbids news that leads to 'loss of confidence' in the election.

1 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

RFA journalists questioned - The Phnom Penh Post

RFA journalists questioned  The Phnom Penh Post

Two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) reporters were questioned at Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday relating to a provisional “pornography” charge from ...

1 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

New Phnom Penh Post owner defends 'rocky start' amid concerns over press freedom - The Japan Times

New Phnom Penh Post owner defends 'rocky start' amid concerns over press freedom  The Japan Times

The new owner of Cambodia's beleaguered Phnom Penh Post on Friday denied links to the country's authoritarian government and defended a stormy takeover ...

18 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Phnom Penh Post journalist describes state of press freedom in Cambodia as 'dire' - Press Gazette

Former Phnom Penh Post journalist describes state of press freedom in Cambodia as 'dire'  Press Gazette

Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information *service* which helps ...

17 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Editor and 13 staff quit Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post after new owner calls for article about him to be removed - Press Gazette

Editor and 13 staff quit Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post after new owner calls for article about him to be removed  Press Gazette

Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information *service* which helps ...

14 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Release Ex-Radio Free Asia Journalists - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Release Ex-Radio Free Asia Journalists  Human Rights Watch

Cambodian authorities should drop fabricated espionage charges against former Radio Free Asia (RFA) journalists Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin and ...

12 May 2018 | 2:00 am

At Cambodia’s Last Independent Newspaper, Top Editor Fired, Foreign Journalists Quit - ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

At Cambodia’s Last Independent Newspaper, Top Editor Fired, Foreign Journalists Quit  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

All but a handful of foreign journalists on staff at The Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia's last remaining independent daily newspaper, resigned on Wednesday.

10 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Now the Post is muzzled, Cambodia's free press is gone - The Guardian

Now the Post is muzzled, Cambodia's free press is gone  The Guardian

This week the last banner of Cambodia's independent press was torn down, leaving little more than a bloodied flagpole. The Phnom Penh Post was bought by ...

9 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Foreign journalists quit Cambodia paper in protest at perceived interference - Reuters India

Foreign journalists quit Cambodia paper in protest at perceived interference  Reuters India

As many as 13 foreign journalists resigned from Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post newspaper this week in protest at what they called editorial interference ...

9 May 2018 | 12:26 am

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia's last independent newspaper over interference - ABC News

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia's last independent newspaper over interference  ABC News

The Australian CEO and five senior staff at The Phnom Penh Post quit in protest over editorial interference at Cambodia's last independent newspaper.

8 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Post editor sacked over article - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Post editor sacked over article  Al Jazeera English

New owner of Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post fires editor and calls for article to be retracted, employees say.

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Phnom Penh Post: Firing and resignations after sale of Cambodian daily - BBC News

Phnom Penh Post: Firing and resignations after sale of Cambodian daily  BBC News

Several senior journalists have left Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post, saying its new owners fired the editor in chief and demanded a story be removed. The paper ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

What's Behind the Sale of a Cambodian Newspaper to a Malaysian Investor? - The Diplomat

What's Behind the Sale of a Cambodian Newspaper to a Malaysian Investor?  The Diplomat

The sale is raising *fresh* concerns about the state of press freedom in Cambodia.

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post: Editors forced out after newspaper sold - CNN

Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post: Editors forced out after newspaper sold  CNN

Mass resignations following the sale of a pioneering newspaper herald the end of independent journalism in Cambodia, human rights and media groups have ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

A Newspaper Is Sold, and Cambodians Fear the End of Press Freedom - The New York Times

A Newspaper Is Sold, and Cambodians Fear the End of Press Freedom  The New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A newspaper widely seen as the last bastion of a free press in Cambodia has been sold to a Malaysian investor with ties to ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Women's minister criticised after failing to name a female journalist - The Phnom Penh Post

Women's minister criticised after failing to name a female journalist  The Phnom Penh Post

Minister of Women's Affairs Ing Kantha Phavi's admission last week that she was unable to name a Cambodian woman journalist sparked a minor controversy ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia's last independent newspaper, sold to Malaysian 'covert' spin doctor - ABC News

Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia's last independent newspaper, sold to Malaysian 'covert' spin doctor  ABC News

The last remaining independent English language newspaper in Cambodia has been sold to a Malaysian PR man, who previously worked for the Cambodian ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Phnom Penh Post sees mass staff walkout as new owner demands self-censorship - Southeast Asia Globe

Phnom Penh Post sees mass staff walkout as new owner demands self-censorship  Southeast Asia Globe

Editorial staff stage a revolt at the newspaper's office after the paper's new owner calls for the retraction of an article alleging his ties to the Cambodian ...

7 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Newspaper takeover is 'staggering blow' to Cambodia's free press - The Guardian

Newspaper takeover is 'staggering blow' to Cambodia's free press  The Guardian

Phnom Penh Post was seen as last bastion of independence in media under fire from PM.

6 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s last independent paper sold to Malaysian PR firm owner - Financial Times

Cambodia’s last independent paper sold to Malaysian PR firm owner  Financial Times

Cambodia's last remaining independent newspaper has been sold to a Malaysian public relations firm owner with business ties to Hun Sen, the country's ...

5 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian 'spy' James Ricketson transferred to prison hospital in Cambodia - ABC News

Australian 'spy' James Ricketson transferred to prison hospital in Cambodia  ABC News

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson is transferred to a prison hospital in Cambodia with various health complaints as he awaits trial on espionage charges.

4 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Lack of female journalists in Kingdom has far-reaching effects, report says - The Phnom Penh Post

Lack of female journalists in Kingdom has far-reaching effects, report says  The Phnom Penh Post

Women journalists in Cambodia are underrepresented in their profession, face pressures from family to stay out of the industry and are at risk of sexual ...

4 May 2018 | 2:00 am

As Cambodia Marks Press Freedom Day, Journalists Fear Increasing Restrictions Following Crackdown - VOA Khmer

As Cambodia Marks Press Freedom Day, Journalists Fear Increasing Restrictions Following Crackdown  VOA Khmer

As the world celebrated Press Freedom Day on Thursday, the mood among Cambodian journalists was subdued following a months-long crackdown on dissent ...

3 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Endangered Cambodian Journalist Flees to US - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Endangered Cambodian Journalist Flees to US  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Aun Pheap, a veteran Cambodian journalist, has been granted refugee status by the United Nations' refugee agency and has fled to the United States, fearing ...

1 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Corruption culture and low pay hurting journalism ethics in Cambodia: report - The Phnom Penh Post

Corruption culture and low pay hurting journalism ethics in Cambodia: report  The Phnom Penh Post

Meagre salaries amid a culture of corruption was the key factor as to why Cambodian journalists interviewed in a recent survey accepted bribes and often failed ...

30 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's press freedom ranking plunges - The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia's press freedom ranking plunges  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia has dropped 10 places in the World Press Freedom Index and risks mimicking China's silencing of criticism, according to new data from international ...

25 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Journalist Charged With Incitement Flees Amid Crackdown - VOA News

Cambodian Journalist Charged With Incitement Flees Amid Crackdown  VOA News

Aun Pheap, 54, now in the United States, was charged in August last year along with a colleague, Zsombor Peter, a Canadian, after an interview with former ...

24 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail - Reuters

Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail  Reuters

A court in Cambodia on Thursday declined to grant bail to two journalists who have been charged with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio ...

18 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian court accuses journalists of pornography as well as espionage: lawyer - Reuters

Cambodian court accuses journalists of pornography as well as espionage: lawyer  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian court has charged two journalists with producing pornography in addition to espionage charges they already face for ...

29 Mar 2018 | 2:29 am

James Ricketson: Family of jailed Australian filmmaker in Cambodia tell of their despair - ABC News

James Ricketson: Family of jailed Australian filmmaker in Cambodia tell of their despair  ABC News

The family of an Australian filmmaker languishing in a Cambodian prison is at "breaking point" as they campaign for his release while desperately trying to keep ...

16 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian media under threat: report - The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian media under threat: report  The Phnom Penh Post

Media outlets in Cambodia have come under increasing threat over the past year, according to a new report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), ...

26 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Media Monitor: No Press Freedom Left in Cambodia - Voice of America

Media Monitor: No Press Freedom Left in Cambodia  Voice of America

The "facade" of free press in Cambodia "collapsed" in 2017, according to the annual report of the country's preeminent media watchdog, released Wednesday.

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia media freedom in decline, journalists harassed: Report - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia media freedom in decline, journalists harassed: Report  Channel NewsAsia

PHNOM PENH: A new independent report has found that most Cambodian journalists believe media freedom is declining in the country - and that recent ...

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian court on a 'fishing expedition' through emails, James Ricketson says - ABC News

Cambodian court on a 'fishing expedition' through emails, James Ricketson says  ABC News

Emails sent by filmmaker James Ricketson to Cambodia's political opposition and members of the country's media are being investigated by a judge who is ...

19 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian journalists start petition to free ex-RFA reporters charged with espionage - The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian journalists start petition to free ex-RFA reporters charged with espionage  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian journalists this week started a petition seeking the release of two former Radio Free Asia journalists who were arrested on accusations of ...

15 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Ongoing Imprisonment of Former RFA Reporters ‘Unjustified’: Media Watchdogs - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Ongoing Imprisonment of Former RFA Reporters ‘Unjustified’: Media Watchdogs  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The ongoing imprisonment of two former RFA reporters held for three months on charges of “espionage” is “unjustified” and in violation of Cambodia's ...

13 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Families of Two Jailed Journalists Appeal for their Release - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Families of Two Jailed Journalists Appeal for their Release  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

More than two months after their arrest for alleged espionage, the families of two former Radio Free Asia reporters, Yeang Sothearin and Uon Chhin, are ...

4 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Report well and stay out of trouble: Cambodia's Hun Sen tells journalists ahead of election - Channel NewsAsia

Report well and stay out of trouble: Cambodia's Hun Sen tells journalists ahead of election  Channel NewsAsia

Months before a general election in Cambodia, Prime Minister Hun Sen instructed journalists to report the truth and stop insulting people if they ...

22 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian film-maker accused of spying in Cambodia says journalism 'not a crime' - The Guardian

Australian film-maker accused of spying in Cambodia says journalism 'not a crime'  The Guardian

An Australian filmmaker accused of spying in Cambodia has called upon the federal government to defend his right to free speech after a Phnom Penh court ...

17 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Jailed Australian filmmaker James Ricketson is no spy, Cambodian community says - ABC Online

Jailed Australian filmmaker James Ricketson is no spy, Cambodian community says  ABC Online

An impoverished community in Cambodia that has a long association with jailed Australian filmmaker James Ricketson says he is not a foreign spy, and is ...

11 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian filmmaker arrested in Cambodia due to 'opposition party links' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian filmmaker arrested in Cambodia due to 'opposition party links'  The Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodian authorities are investigating Australian filmmaker James Ricketson over his alleged links to the country's now-disbanded opposition party, which has ...

5 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Journalist jailed in Egypt backs petition to free Ricketson - The Phnom Penh Post

Journalist jailed in Egypt backs petition to free Ricketson  The Phnom Penh Post

Australian journalist Peter Greste – a press freedom advocate and one of three Al Jazeera journalists formerly imprisoned in Egypt – has thrown his support ...

3 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am