Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association

Joint Statement: Journalists must be free from threats to work in an indispensable and effective partnership as requested by the Government

In the message to journalists on World Press Freedom Day on May 3, Prime Minister Hun Sen emphasized that the media sector is increasingly important in serving the public interest by providing a link between government and the people for effectively sharing information in both directions, showing that the media is an indispensable partner of the government. Despite the assertion of the head of government, lower-level officials appear to be disobeying and undermining the effectiveness of this government-media partnership.

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