Anachak Khmer news publisher Pran Sean was injured in an attack while he was sleeping outside a temple in Siem Reap province's Svay Loeu district, in a photo posted to Anachak Khmer's Facebook page on March 14, 2021.

Journalist Beaten as He Slept Outside Temple

A Siem Reap-based journalist says he fears he is being targeted by illegal loggers after being beaten at night as he slept in a hammock outside Beng Mealea temple.

Toem Vi is surrounded by family members outside his house in Takeo province’s Angkor Borey district on January 15, 2021. (Heng Vichet/VOD)

Fisherman Beaten Almost to Death by Fisheries Officers, Witnesses Say

“The engine died. There were three of us on the boat, including Toem Vi, but they didn’t ask questions. They just started swinging sticks,” recounted Saroeun. Vi lay on a bamboo platform set outside his home, blood congealed around an open head wound.