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Authorities interrogate Srun Srorn (right) during a Facebook live broadcast about the Paris Peace Agreements in Takeo province’s Bati district on September 23, 2020, in this screenshot from the video posted to the Paris Peace Treaty Facebook page.

Police Interrogate Facebook Users After Xenophobic Live Broadcast

A group of Facebook users were questioned by police on Wednesday after streaming live from a pagoda in Takeo province, and preparing to distribute copies of the Paris Peace Agreements while urging viewers to think about which foreigners stood behind various officials.

Sovann Rithy, editor of the TVFB news site, outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on April 8, 2020. (VOD)

News Site Blocked, Journalist Jailed After Quoting Hun Sen

The editor-in-chief of popular online news outlet TVFB was jailed on Thursday on incitement charges in relation to a Facebook post in which he shared remarks made by Prime Minister Hun Sen this week about struggling informal workers.