Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association


Ex-RFA reporter accused of delivering secret ‘disk’ to US embassy

A former Radio Free Asia journalist on trial for espionage was accused on Friday of delivering secret information to the U.S. Embassy. Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin worked for RFA’s Khmer-language news service until the U.S.-funded media outlet shut its Phnom Penh bureau on September 12, 2017, citing government pressure and the forced closure of FM radio stations carrying its broadcasts.

Surrogate mothers now fear babies will be taken away

Nika* had hoped that the child she was carrying for a Chinese couple would let her budding family build a home. Her husband, a construction worker, and her 5-year-old daughter never had very much, and the $8,000 potential payout seemed like a fortune.

‘Surprise and Regret’ after US house passes sanctions bill

The government and CPP officials yesterday hit back at the US House of Representatives after it unanimously passed the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019, which would impose travel and economic sanctions on Cambodian leaders considered to have “undermined democracy” in the country.