Newspaper takeover is ‘staggering blow’ to Cambodia’s free press

Phnom Penh Post was seen as last bastion of independence in media under fire from PM

For 30 years Aun Pheap reported on corruption, human rights abuses, elections and political scandals for every major newspaper in Cambodia, a job he felt he was born to do. Now, like so many journalists who worked in Cambodia’s once free press, he is in exile, branded an enemy of the state.

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