Cambodia’s journalists speak out against government harassment on World Press Freedom Day

Journalists are forced together on one side of the street in front of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court during the hearing of former CNRP leader Kem Sokha on January 15, 2020. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

Press freedom in Cambodia is getting worse as a result of an ongoing government crackdown on independent media, including threats, violence and the imprisonment of journalists, a number of civil society groups and media associations have said on World Press Freedom Day. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Information rejected the allegation, insisting that the […]