attack on free speech

Cambodian govt’s ‘chilling effect’ on free speech

Government monitoring of online activities could have a “devastating effect” on freedom of expression in Cambodia, according to a new study, with most people saying that they felt less comfortable freely expressing themselves online while under such surveillance.

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

'Barriers to freedom of expression bringing country to a standstill'

Nineteen eminent citizens today (April 25, 2022) protested the detention of Syeda Ratna, a community leader trying to save the Tentultala playground and her 17-year-old son.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Cambodian govt’s ‘chilling effect’ on free speech

Government monitoring of online activities could have a “devastating effect” on freedom of expression in Cambodia, according to a new study, with most people saying that they felt less comfortable freely expressing themselves online while under such surveillance.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Analysis: Distasteful comments

Should we call them unthinking or distasteful or outcome of politics overpowering ethics, tastes and values? Yes, we are talking about what the politicians and ministers are saying about the recent attacks on publishers and freethinkers.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Somoy Prakashan publisher gets death threat

A day into the killing of Jagriti Prokashani owner, Somoy Prakashan publisher Farid Ahmed receives threat on his life through short message service (SMS).

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Publisher killed in second attack in a day

Publisher of Jagriti Prokashony is stabbed dead at his Shahbagh office shortly after assailants knifed another publisher of books written by slain blogger Avijit Roy along with two bloggers at his Lalmatia office.