Statement on Journalists’ Access to Red Zones in Cambodia

6 May 2021 We, the undersigned journalism and media organizations, call on the Ministry of Information to restore the rights of journalists to safely access Phnom Penh’s red zones. A number of independent journalists have demonstrated they are prepared to take the risks and necessary precautions seriously in order to enter the red zones in

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OPCC Marks World Press Freedom Day, Calls for More Transparency Amid Pandemic

3 May 2021 To mark World Press Freedom Day, the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) is today recognizing the vital services journalists undertake across Cambodia and the difficulties they endure. From daily news to months-long investigations, spanning celebrity updates to accounts of pain and injustice, journalists work to provide readers the latest information and

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STATEMENT: Drop the Case Against Former Cambodia Daily Journalists

25 February 2021 We, the three undersigned journalists and media organizations, call on the court to speed up the case against former Cambodia Daily journalists Aun Pheap and Zsombor Peter. We call on prosecutors to present any evidence they may have that would prove the journalists’ alleged guilt of the crime of “incitement to commit

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Open Letter: Journalists Call on Government to Clarify Latest Directive to the Press

To His Excellency Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Ministry of Information Phnom Penh, 5 February 2021 Dear Excellency, We, the undersigned media organizations and associations, the Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM), the Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA), International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), and Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) express our deep concerns over the

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Joint Statement: Media groups call on authorities to step up fight against impunity for crimes against journalists

Phnom Penh, November 2, 2020 — On this International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, the Cambodian Journalists Alliance (CamboJA), the Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM), Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) and International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) express our deep concern over systems which rarely bring perpetrators of crimes against journalists

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