Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association
The journalists charged with extortion after taking photos in a private area of a timber warehouse late last week in Preah Vihear. Photo credited by The Association of Freedom for Cambodian Journalists

Eight local journalists charged with extortion in timber warehouse case

In a case that has attracted mixed attention from press freedom groups, the Preah Vihear provincial court on Sunday sent eight small-time journalists from just as many publications into pretrial detention for allegedly taking photos in a private area without permission and extorting a timber warehouse.
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