Battambang Provincial Court Arrests Journalist After Land Dispute

Description

Sen Vireak, a reporter for SBN Post News in Battambang province, was summoned by the provincial court in August after local authorities accused him of incitement for live streaming from a land dispute. He told CamboJA that he is very concerned about this allegation against him, noting that he went to cover information professionally and with the invitation of the community members, with no intention of inciting or leading any rebellion.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Age
Country
Battambang
Full name or name of group
Unidentified
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Year of incident
2022
Type of incident
Criminal lawsuit/charge: Other charge