Description
Uon Chin, a reporter for CamboJA, was intimidated and threatened by local authorities at a peaceful gathering of Beong Tamok community members in front of the office of Prime Minister Hun Sen. One local authority pointed in his face and shouted, “Where are you from”. He replied, ”I am from CamboJA”. The local authority, “Take out your press card,”. Un Chin started walking away from the authority since he was afraid his camera would be confiscated, and heard someone say on the walkie-talkie, “Bring him, bring him.” He regarded this case as a threat to him as well as other journalists and a restriction on press freedom
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
Unknown
Age
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
2022
Type of incident
Verbal Intimidation