Journalists harassed on the job as authorities clear homes for development at Boeng Tompun

A man uses a smartphone to take photos Friday as local authorities use excavators to demolish homes in the Boeng Tompun 1 commune in the Meanchey district of Phnom Penh. Photo taken August 13, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Two journalists were stopped and harassed by Phnom Penh police and security agents on Friday while covering a land dispute between authorities and residents along Boeng Tompun lake.