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24 May 2018 | 4:45 am

Cambodia court extends detention of radio journalists - Times of India


Times of India

Cambodia court extends detention of radio journalists
Times of India
PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court extended the pre-trial detention of two Radio Free Asia journalists who've been in prison for six months, while espionage charges are investigated. The journalists, Uon Chhin and Yeang Socheamet, were arrested in ...
New owner of Phnom Penh Post denies Cambodian government launched crackdown on independent pressSouth China Morning Post
New Phnom Penh Post owner defends 'rocky start' amid concerns over press freedomThe Japan Times
New Phnom Penh Post owner defends 'rocky start'Channel NewsAsia

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18 May 2018 | 5:21 am

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


Press Gazette

Former Phnom Penh Post journalist describes state of press freedom in Cambodia as 'dire'
Press Gazette
The acquisition of the Phnom Penh Post by a Malaysian businessman made the newsroom “apprehensive” and “concerned” according to one of the paper's former journalists, Erin Handley. “There were fears for years that we'd be sold to someone politically ...

17 May 2018 | 5:52 am

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


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Release Ex-Radio Free Asia Journalists
Human Rights Watch
“Ahead of July's national elections, Prime Minister Hun Sen has been filling Cambodia's prisons with journalists, activists, and politicians,” said Brad Adams, Asia director. “In its reprisals against RFA for its critical reporting, the government has ...

12 May 2018 | 6:02 pm

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


Reuters

Foreign journalists quit Cambodia paper in protest at perceived interference
Reuters
“We did what we felt we had to do to maintain our journalistic integrity,” one of the journalists who resigned, Andrew Nachemson, an American, told Reuters. “It was a difficult and very personal decision, and I wish all my Cambodian colleagues the best.”.
Now the Post is muzzled, Cambodia's free press is gone | World ...The Guardian
Foreign reporters quit newspaper in Cambodia en masse after saleTimes of India

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9 May 2018 | 12:31 am

Cambodia's Women Affairs minister criticised after failing to name a female journalist - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Women Affairs minister criticised after failing to name a female journalist
The Cambodia Daily
Women's Affairs Minister Ing Kantha Phavi's admission last week that she was unable to name a Cambodian woman journalist sparked a minor controversy on social media, with current and former journalists taking to social media to criticise her remarks.

7 May 2018 | 8:17 pm

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


The Guardian

Newspaper takeover is 'staggering blow' to Cambodia's free press
The Guardian
For 30 years Aun Pheap reported on corruption, human rights abuses, elections and political scandals for every major newspaper in Cambodia, a job he felt he was born to do. Now, like so many journalists who worked in Cambodia's once free press, he is ...
'Press freedom toppled': Phnom Penh Post sale rings alarm bellsCNNMoney
Cambodia: Phnom Penh Post editor sacked over articleAljazeera.com
Post senior staff out in dispute over articleThe Phnom Penh Post
Phnom Penh Post
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6 May 2018 | 8:37 am

Endangered Cambodian Journalist Flees to US - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Endangered Cambodian Journalist Flees to US
The Cambodia Daily
Phnom Penh – 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 arrest on charges related to reporting prior to the June 2017 local elections.

1 May 2018 | 7:57 pm

Corruption culture, low pay hurting journalism ethics in Cambodia ... - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Corruption culture, low pay hurting journalism ethics in Cambodia ...
Inquirer.net
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 ...

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30 Apr 2018 | 2:49 am

Cambodian journalist charged with incitement flees amid crackdown ... - Reuters


Channel NewsAsia

Cambodian journalist charged with incitement flees amid crackdown ...
Reuters
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian journalist charged with “incitement to commit a felony” over his election coverage said on Tuesday he had fled the ...
Cambodian Journalist Charged With Incitement Flees Amid ...U.S. News & World Report

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24 Apr 2018 | 8:11 am

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