Five journalists arrested over land dispute
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Description

Five online journalists were arrested by the Kampong Chhnang police on 6 and 7 January 2022 for allegedly inciting people to conduct a protest against the authorities. Those five journalists included Keo Hour of SBT news, Prak Songha, Chhon Kongdara, Sang Chanthon, and Ouk Parady of MCTV. All five were charged with incitement to commit a felony. Chan Kunthy, 51, the wife of Sang Chanthon, said the arrests were made after her husband and his colleagues covered a land dispute in Kampong Leng district.They were released on 27 July 2022 after anegotiation.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
5
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Unknown
Age
Country
Kampong Chhnang
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
Detention - imprisonment