Digital news publisher convicted, sentenced to prison for Koh Kong dispute

Digital news publisher Yuon Chhiv with the remains of his cashew orchard, which was razed by authorities in early September.

An online news publisher was convicted Thursday of felony incitement and sentenced to one year in prison for broadcasting what officials say is disinformation related to a land dispute in Botum Sakor National Park.

Defense Minister Tea Banh orders lawsuit filed against digital news publisher for alleged fake news

Local authorities and environmental officials destroy the house of a villager accused of building illegally in Botum Sakor National Park in Koh Kong province. The demolition took place on September 3. Photo Supplied

An online news publisher is facing a lawsuit for allegedly broadcasting disinformation related to a land dispute in the Botum Sakor National Park of Koh Kong province.

Nine online journalists arrested over attempted extortion of someone transporting a wood house

Arrested journalists are sent to Stung Treng provincial military police headquarter for questioning over accusations of extortion on September 7. Photo supplied

Nine online news journalists, including a deputy-editor-in-chief, were arrested Tuesday over accusations that they attempted to extort money from someone transporting a wood house in Stung Treng province. The journalists are now being questioned at the provincial Military Police headquarters.