Phnom Penh, July 18, 2023– We, the undersigned institutions, express serious concern over the government’s decision to block critical media websites and a public database ahead of the national election as a serious violation of the people’s right to information. Last week, the Ministry of Information ordered the Telecommunications Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) to block
After holding elections on Dec. 12, 2022, the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) is pleased to announce the new board that will serve Cambodia’s journalist community for the coming year. Former president and lifetime member Luke Hunt facilitated elections that saw eight candidates stand for seven positions on the board. The new board for
The Overseas Press Club Cambodia (OPCC) has elected a new board for 2020. At the annual general meeting on February 4, the 2019 board was thanked for its efforts throughout the year. A new board was then elected, with Ate Hoekstra unanimously voted to take on another term as president. The new board is: President:
Former Cambodia Daily journalists Aun Pheap, from Cambodia, and Zsombor Peter, from Canada, face over 2 years in prison in a trial that is starting on Wednesday, December 25, 2019, at the Ratanakiri Provincial Court. Pheap and Peter, both veteran journalists who worked on many major stories, have been charged with ‘incitement to commit a
The OPCC brought together scores of journalists, news watchers and critics to discuss the state of the world’s media coverage of Cambodia.
To mark International Human Right’s Day, the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) is hosting a panel discussion at Meta House in Phnom Penh.