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Attacks on the Press 2001: Cambodia

With the government of strongman Hun Sen and his Cambodian People’s Party firmly entrenched in power, the press was largely spared from the harsh political battles that once divided the country into armed camps. The major political event looming for Cambodia in 2002 will be the long-delayed trial of remaining leaders of the Khmer Rouge,…

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Cambodia

WHILE CAMBODIA ENJOYS A SUBSTANTIALLY FREE PRINT MEDIA, local journalism continues to suffer from bitter political divisions and frequent clashes with government authorities. Press freedom is guaranteed by the Constitution, and the Khmer-language press is famous for taking dramatic liberties in print, often engaging in name-calling and attacks on various political leaders. Speaking to a…

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Cambodia: Newspaper suspended again

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is disturbed by the Information Ministry’s decision to once again suspend publication of the Cambodia News Bulletin (Pritbat Pordamean Kampuchea), a bilingual fortnightly published in English and Khmer from the capital city, Phnom Penh.

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Cambodia: Independent weekly suspended for thirty days

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply disturbed by the Information Ministry’s decision to suspend the publication of the Cambodia News Bulletin (Pritbat Pordamean Kampuchea), a bilingual weekly newspaper published in English and Khmer from the capital city, Phnom Penh.

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High-level CPJ mission gains access to Vietnam and Cambodia

Reports press freedom violations continueCPJ’s mission meets with Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Vu Khoan. From left, Vikram Parekh, Peter Arnett, Khoan, and Rick MacArthur.

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Around the world: A regional look at the state of press freedom in 1995

Africa For the third consecutive year, Ethiopia held more journalists in jail–31 at year’s end–than any other country in Africa. Most were detained without charges.

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