Land Dispute in Oddar Meanchey Province Has Not Finished

Description

Chheoun Bunchhi, 52, a reporter of Kampuchea Daily news, was summoned by the provincial court of Oddar Meanchey province for allegedly publishing fake news on social media on 25 July 2021. The summons was made after he published news on the land dispute between the community and the district Forestry Administration. During the hearing on January 31, the provincial court of Oddar Meanchey ordered Chheoun Bunchhi to pay four million riels, or about 1,000 USD, to the plaintiff. Bunchhi appealed the case

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
Oddar Meanchey
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: Fake-news