Journalist told not to report on issues that affect the image of authorities by Director of Province Environmental Department

Description

On November 15, 2023, Ean Kimheoun, a reporter from Hang Meas TV in Stung Treng Province was told by the Director of the Province Environmental Department not to further report about environmental issues that affect the image of authorities.

This occurred after Kimheoun reported on authorities’ failure to arrest illegal loggers in Borey O'Svay Sen Chey District, and was asked to remove the article.

He reported the story on Hang Meas TV news program and later on posted on his own Facebook account. ,Kimheoun was asked by authorities to remove the article from his Facebook account, but he did not follow the order.

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
Stung Treng
Full name or name of group
Unidentified
Gender
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Type of incident
Verbal Intimidation
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