Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Cambodia Suppresses Free Expression: Sword Mightier than (Pnomh) Penh?

Index on CensorshipImage via WikipediaThe Water and Fire News and The World News, two Cambodian daily newspapers, had their licenses to publish revoked by the Southeast Asian nation's government for coverage critical of the Ministry of Information, according to the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights.

A blog post by the Index on Censorship, a United Kingdom-based activist group centered on freedom of expression, said the newspapers were ordered to cease publication on August 3rd.

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