Cambodian Journalism Situation Report 2023

In 2023, we recorded at least 32 cases of harassment against at least 59 journalists, six were female (the closing of VOD affected 18 including four women journalists). This marks an 8.6% decrease in reported cases from last year, and a 9.3% increase in the number of journalists harassed.

Cambodian Journalism Situation Report 2022

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.

Cambodian Journalism Situation Report 2021

Cambodian Journalism Situation Report 2021

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.

Annual Report 2021

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Annual Report 2019-2020

This report owes much to the strong courage, determination, and inspiration of the founders, board members, executive team, members, and partners who have supported CamboJA to overcome many challenges since […]

Cambodian Journalism Situation Report 2020

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.