In order to ensure the important work that journalists do in recording events as they unfold, and holding truth to power, the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) wishes to express its solidarity with journalists across the world who face attacks and detention while covering public demonstrations and simply doing their jobs. The anger and
World Press Freedom Day 2020: Cambodia needs journalists who can report freely Phnom Penh, 3 May 2020 On World Press Freedom Day, journalists and press freedom advocates around the world spotlight the indispensable role of a free press in bringing crucial news and information to the public. For the Cambodian Journalists Alliance (CamboJA) and Overseas
Phnom Penh, April 10, 2020 The Cambodian Journalist Alliance (CamboJA), a membership network of Cambodian journalists, and the Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC), an organization that represents foreign correspondents and journalists working in Cambodia, together wish to express their concern regarding the recent arrest of Sovann Rithy. Rithy, the director of TVFB news website,
The Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) will hold its annual board election on February 4, 2020. All OPCC members are invited and encouraged to join the meeting and to cast their votes to elect the OPCC board for 2020. The meeting location will be announced at a later time.
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 Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) expresses concerns about the sentencing on June 26 of Rath Rott Mony to two years in prison and a US$16,000 fine over his role as a translator and “fixer” on a documentary produced by RT (formerly Russia Today) called “My Mother Sold Me”. Rath Rott Mony, 48, was