Cambodia: media worker arrested over interviewsEvent
- Initial Date
- Aug 7, 2020
- Event Description
Sneha Cheat journalist Keo Hour is arrested by a group of police officers in Kampong Chhnang’s provincial capital af ter Huo interviewed peaceful protestors who had gathered outside the Chieb commune office over a land conf lict earlier in May. He is not told the reason for his arrest. He was subsequently bailed, but the criminal charges remain over his head.
- Impact of Event
- Gender of HRD
- (Arbitrary) Arrest and Detention
- Rights Concerned
- Right to liberty and security
- Media Worker
- Monitoring Status
- Event Location
- Summary for Publications
On 7 August 2020, Keo Hour, media worker, was arrested by the police months after having interviewed peaceful protesters demonstrating over a land conflict in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia.