Cambodia Daily Pulled From The Streets For "Burma Daily" Edition

More undoubtedly coming soon. Briefly,

The Cambodia Daily published an 8-page supplement called “The Burma Daily.” Critical of the Burmese government, the title and some of the content was a snarky slam on the Phnom Penh Post‘s recent switch to a daily news format, and especially the new owners’ involvement in Burmese business concerns. [the ‘official web site’ for the supplement is content-less, as is almost true of the Cambodia Daily site.]

That’s not particularly news. What is blogworthy about this is that as of this morning, the Ministry of Information seized the supplements, which are not to be distributed.

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2 thoughts on “Cambodia Daily Pulled From The Streets For "Burma Daily" Edition

  1. Other organizations have started joining the campaign to pressure Cambodia to lift their ban on the Daily’s special “Burma Daily.” This is essentially a press freedom issue (very little of the material in the issue was new, but prohibiting its distribution is a violation of free speech.)

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