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Blogger Truong Duy Nhat stands trial in Vietnam on March 4, 2014. He recently disappeared from Thailand and has resurfaced in a Vietnamese prison. (Vietnam News Agency via AFP)

Vietnamese blogger Truong Duy Nhat, who disappeared in Thailand, imprisoned in Vietnam

Bangkok, March 21, 2019 — Vietnamese authorities must immediately and unconditionally release detained blogger Truong Duy Nhat and allow him to travel freely outside of the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Blogger Truong Duy Nhat stands trial in Vietnam on March 4, 2014. He recently disappeared from Thailand and has resurfaced in a Vietnamese prison. (Vietnam News Agency via AFP)

CPJ calls on Thailand to account for missing Vietnamese blogger

Bangkok, February 6, 2019–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Thai authorities to investigate the disappearance of Vietnamese blogger Truong Duy Nhat, publicly report on that investigation’s findings, and take all measures to ensure that the journalist has not been illegally abducted or detained.

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Uon Chhin, left, and Yeang Sothearin, former journalists for Radio Free Asia, leave prison in Cambodia after being freed on bail. Both still face espionage charges. (Reuters/Samrang Pring)

Cambodian journalists released on bail but espionage charges remain

Bangkok, August 21, 2018–Two former Radio Free Asia journalists were granted bail in Cambodia today by Phnom Penh’s Municipal Court, according to news reports. Uon Chhin, a videographer, and Yeang Sothearin, previously a news editor at the U.S. Congress-funded station, were arrested on November 14, 2017 and held in pre-trial detention until their release today.…

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An aerial view of Hanoi, Vietnam, on June 27, 2018. Vietnamese authorities beat imprisoned Radio Free Asia videographer Nguyen Van Hoa and forced him to make a false confession used against an environmental activist who was convicted August 16. (Reuters/Nguyen Huy Kham)

Vietnamese videographer beaten and harassed in prison

Bangkok, August 20, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the recent abuse of imprisoned Vietnamese videographer Nguyen Van Hoa, and called on Vietnamese authorities to stop beating and harassing jailed journalists.

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An official on July 29 counts ballots at a polling station in Phom Penh after polls have closed in Cambodia's general election. Cambodia's government blocked news websites ahead of the national election, according to reports. (Reuters/Samrang Pring)

CPJ condemns pre-election news censorship in Cambodia

Bangkok, July 30, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the Cambodian government’s move to block news websites ahead of yesterday’s national elections and called for an end to the state’s censorship and harassment of the media.

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A National Election Committee officer in Phnom Penh shows the logo of the ruling Cambodian People's Party during a bid to determine the order of political parties on ballot papers ahead of the country's July election. Cambodia is cracking down on the press ahead of the elections, according to reports. (Reuters/Samrang Pring)

CPJ condemns election news restrictions in Cambodia

Hong Kong, June 4, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned today proposed restrictions on news coverage of upcoming elections in Cambodia and called on the country’s authorities to allow the media to report freely without fear of reprisal.

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A screen shot of the new label on RT's YouTube channel. (CPJ)

YouTube labels on public broadcasters draw ire in US, Russia

With claims to more than one billion users consuming content in 76 languages, Google’s YouTube has become a core part of most media outlets’ dissemination strategy. And although there are 88 localized versions of the service, YouTube.com remains the largest and most influential platform for reaching a global audience. Which is why, when the site…

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Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on June 28, 2017. The U.S. Congress-funded Radio Free Asia (RFA) has suspended its news operations in Cambodia amid a rising clampdown on independent media under Sen. (Reuters/Samrang Pring)

Radio Free Asia suspends operations in Cambodia

Bangkok, September 14, 2017–The U.S. Congress-funded Radio Free Asia (RFA) has suspended its news operations in Cambodia amid a rising clampdown on independent media, according to news reports.

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Garment workers protest for higher wages near Cambodia's National Assembly in Phnom Penh, May 1, 2017. As the government clamps down on opposition ahead of local elections scheduled for June, a Radio Free Asia journalist has fled the country upon learning of a court summons. (AP/Heng Sinith)

Radio Free Asia journalist flees Cambodia under legal threat

Bangkok, May 3, 2017–Cambodian authorities should immediately drop all charges against Radio Free Asia journalist Huot Vuthy, also known as Chun Chanboth, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Vietnamese environmental activists protest an industrial accident that caused tons of fish to wash up on Vietnamese shores at an August 10, 2016, demonstration in Taipei, Taiwan. Detained videographer Nguyen Van Hoa published online videos of similar protests in Vietnam. (AP/Chiang Ying-ying)

Videographer and blogger detained in Vietnam

Bangkok, January 26, 2017–Vietnamese authorities should unconditionally release videographer Nguyen Van Hoa and blogger Tran Thi Nga, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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