November 2, 2020
Authorities grab a camera during a small protest outside the Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh on October 23, 2020. (Matt Surrusco/VOD)

Opinion: Prosecute Crimes Against Journalists, Don’t Commit Them

Anyone who supports a free press must call harassment, intimidation and threats by authorities against journalists what they are: crimes that warrant investigation, and if wrongdoing is clear, prosecution under the law, writes Matt Surrusco.

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A Surrogate Family and the Law That Criminalized Them

Cambodia banned commercial surrogacy in 2016. Since then, about 100 surrogate mothers have been ordered by courts to raise the children they carried for others — a costly but happy result for one.