November 17, 2021
Information Minister Khieu Kanharith

Information Minister Rebuffs Governor: Arresting Journalists Is Wrong

In a rejection of a provincial leader’s push for hardline monitoring of journalists, the head of the Ministry of Information this week denounced the arbitrary detention of two reporters and urged authorities to more closely cooperate with media workers.

VOD Weekly Update: November 10-17

On VOD English this week: underage trafficking victims make pleas for help from Sihanoukville; Phnom Penh’s newest artificial island; climate change talks and Cambodia’s reliance on the Redd+ program; U.S. sanctions and the release of political prisoners.