Case against Cambodia Daily reporters withdrawn but press freedom attacks persist

Incitement charges against former Cambodia Daily reporters Aun Pheap (above) and Zsombor Peter for reporting a story in Ratanakkiri province in 2017 were dropped on Tuesday after the plaintiff withdrew the complaint.

Former Cambodia Daily reporter Aun Pheap is relieved that an incitement case against him and reporting colleague Zsombor Peter was withdrawn by a Ratanakkiri plaintiff this week. The reporting pair – well known for their investigative stories on illegal logging and other environmental issues – were in the province’s Pate commune in June 2017 to […]