Cambodia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations sends a scathing retort to the claim that press freedom is under attack.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the opposition CNRP and a US senator express concern over government crackdown on critical media and an NGO.
Khieu Kanharith denies the government is trying to shut down critical media outlets.
The Ministry of Information closes down multiple radio stations that have been renting airtime to the opposition CNRP.
The General Department of Taxation reaffirm that two radio outlets, Radio Free Asia and Voice of America, will have to pay tax.
Khieu Kanharith says Radio Free Asia and Voice of America do not need to pay tax.
Voice of America and Radio Free Asia are the latest media outlets to come under government scrutiny over licences and tax.
Royal Academy of Cambodia has denied claims organisation is serving CPP interests.