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The U.S. Fears This Huge Southeast Asian Resort May Become a Chinese Naval Base

Encompassing 20% of Cambodia’s coastline, the China-backed Dara Sakor investment zone is unlike any other in the Southeast Asian nation.

RT Fixer Appeals “Unjust” Two-Year Prison Sentence

Rath Rott Mony was sentenced on a charge of “incitement to discriminate” in relation to the broadcast of a documentary film titled “My Mother Sold Me.”

Cambodian Court Sentences Documentary Fixer to Two Years in Prison For ‘Incitement’

A court in Cambodia on Wednesday sentenced a Cambodian fixer for Russian state-owned TV network RT to two years in prison and a fine of 70 million riels (U.S. $17,200) for “incitement,” drawing scorn from rights groups and his family, who said he never should have been arrested to begin with.

Cambodia Considers New Anti-“Fake News” Laws

Attendees at an Asian media conference agreed to develop a regional road map for combating fake news throughout the region, which is in the midst of government press crackdowns in several countries, including the host nation.

Former RFA Reporters in Cambodian Lose Appeal as Lawyer Asks For Prompt Trial

Two former RFA reporters accused of “espionage” lost an appeal on Friday against court supervision, but learned that they will no longer have to show up at their local police station every month, in what their lawyer called a positive development despite the fact that their “freedom is not fully restored yet.”

Cambodia Should Drop ‘Politically Motivated’ Charges Against Former RFA Reporters: HRW

Cambodian authorities should drop the “politically motivated” charges against two former RFA reporters accused of “espionage,” New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Thursday, ahead of an appeal of a decision to place them under court supervision.

Rights Workers and Relatives of “RT Fixer” Calls for Charges To Be Dropped

Rott Mony, Rath Chanthul, 27, told VOA Khmer that she wanted the court to give him a fair trial. Rath Chanthul claimed that the absence of the plaintiffs at the court last week suggested an unfair trial.

Asia Media Summit closes in Cambodia, calling for regulations against fake news, cyber-crimes

The 16th Asia Media Summit concluded here Thursday, calling for regulation-making to fight against fake news and cyber-crimes, said Cambodian Information Minister Khieu Kanharith.

Asia Media Summit kicks off in Cambodia

The 16th Asia Media Summit was held here on Wednesday, attracting approximately 600 media representatives from 42 countries and regions.

Cambodian journalists gain new insights into business topics

Cambodia has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. How can journalists find the stories behind this development? Nine young Cambodian journalists find out how as part of the project "Markets and Movers".

Cambodia: Holding a Media Summit Without Media Freedom

Participants Should Call for Free Expression, Press Freedom.

Stories of Ho Chi Minh trail told by VOV war correspondents

The Ho Chi Minh trail, a military supply route running from North Vietnam through Laos and Cambodia to South Vietnam, was opened in 1959.

Gov’t allows VoA to open a representative bureau

The Ministry of Information agreed in principle on Thursday to allow Voice of America (VoA) to open its representative office in Cambodia.

Trial Delayed in Cambodian Sex Trafficking Documentary Case When Plaintiff Fails to Show

A Cambodian union leader detained for his involvement in the production of a Russian-backed documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country appeared in court Thursday, but the hearing on his case was delayed when the plaintiff failed to appear.

Cambodia: Drop trumped-up charges in child sexual exploitation documentary case

Rath Rott Mony, 47, is an English-Khmer translator from Phnom Penh.

Watchdog Urges Cambodia To Drop Charges Against RT Collaborator Who Exposed Child Abuse

Cambodia should drop the fraudulent discrimination charges against a local man who helped the RT news channel film a documentary about child sexual exploitation in the country, a prominent international watchdog said Thursday.

Julian Assange: Australian government urged to intervene

Filmmaker James Ricketson, who was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges, says Assange is being used as ‘an example’ in attack on media.

Cambodia-China Journalist Association Launched to Promote ‘Positive News’

The initiative, supported by both governments, marks another step toward replacing Cambodia’s once free press with China’s model of information, media experts say.

Weaponizing Cyber Law

In recent years, autocratic regimes have increasingly relied on legal and bureaucratic tools – from restrictions on foreign funding to draconian sedition laws – to impede civic activism. Now, they are adding cyber legislation to their arsenals of repression.

A Fixer Pays the Price for Press Freedom

Russia Today’s 2017 documentary - “My Mother Sold Me” - depicted a young Cambodian woman selling her daughter’s virginity. The film went viral – but it wasn’t good news for Cambodian fixer, Rath Rott Mony, who worked for RT.

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