Illegal gamblers use violence against journalists and snatch mobile phones from the streets, causing complete damage as Chbar Ampov district inspectors chase victims to file a complaint at the police station (Video)

Description

Un Chantha, an online reporter and publisher of Raksmey Krong Takhmao media, said he got his mobile phone smashed by an unidentified alleged gambler on 23 January while he was filming a cock fighting ring in Phnom Penh. Sun Kvancha, another journalist from Penh Chet Media who was also on-site, told CamboJA the gambler also tried to snatch his phone but was unsuccessful.

The journalists filed complaint at the Prek Pra commune police station after the incident occurred.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
2
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Country
Phnom Penh Capital
Full name or name of group
Unidentified
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Year of incident
2023
Type of incident
Attack on equipment and personal belonging/other properties of media