Opinion
Sovann Rithy, editor of the TVFB news site, holds up a smartphone at the Phnom Penh Municipal Police Headquarters following his arrest on April 7, 2020. (Phnom Penh Municipal Police)

Stalking the Messenger: Ending Impunity for Illegal Surveillance

Increasingly used as a laser-focused tactic, a weapon to intimidate, instil fear, and paralyse the work of journalists, illegal surveillance puts sources at risk and impedes journalists from providing us with information to expose crime and corruption, and to speak the truth about power.

Mixed bamboo and semi-evergreen forest in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in November 2018 (Wikimedia Commons)

Opinion: Visit Cambodia 2.0 — a Chance for Reinvention

Cambodia’s head start in vaccinations has the potential to give its embattled tourism sector a leg up amid the imminent reopening of travel. This is an opportunity to diversify the country’s offerings, writes La Trobe University research fellow Markus Bell.

Cambodian migrant workers at the Poipet international border. (VOD)

Opinion: Covid-19 Raises Risks of Other, Lasting Health Issues Among Migrants

Covid-19 is not the only pressing public health issue for migrant workers and their families. The pandemic is raising the risks of other, indirect health impacts that can have lasting effects even after the outbreak ends, writes Future Forum fellow Thong Sariputta.