Preah Vihear journalist assaulted by military commander

Description

Sou Senghak, 60, a journalist at Samarakot News in Preah Vihear province, was allegedly beaten up by an army commander on August 20 after he witnessed what he suspected to be the illegal transportation of timber. Senghak suspected the wood had been obtained illegally and considered stopping the truck to investigate. However, before he had the chance to do so, he says the Battalion’s commander exited the vehicle, approached Senghak, who was standing with his wife, and hit them both, causing Senghak’s nose to bleed

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
Preah Vihear
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
Physical assaults (include death, injury, abduction)