CamboJA’s 2022 monitoring report on reported harassment against journalists once again offers cause for deep concern. While the reported cases dropped compared to last year, flickers of optimism in those figures were snuffed out by the closure of one of Cambodia’s most prominent independent media outlets at the start of 2023.
CamboJA’s 2021 report on harassment against journalists provides a sobering reminder that the fear of physical violence and imprisonment remains an ever-present part of being an independent journalist in Cambodia.
After releasing our first annual report on harassment against journalists last year, the situation has only gotten worse.
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Among many challenges facing Cambodian journalists, the fear of physical violence and legal trouble continues to be a daily part of the job. This report seeks to highlight the frequency of harassment cases against journalists, who are often unfairly targeted for exercising their legal rights and freedoms under both Cambodia’s Constitution and under international law.
The Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA) today launches “Cambodian Journalism Situation Report 2020” – the first annual record of reported harassment cases against journalists, documented by CamboJA since its inception. The report highlights the frequency of harassment cases against journalists in 2020, who are often unfairly targeted for exercising their legal rights and freedoms in reporting stories.