An asian man speaks into a microphone at a lectern

John F. Lansing comments on how the intimidation campaign by the local government against free speech has intensified and Radio Free Asia’s subsequent decision to suspend operations in the Cambodian capital.

BBG Condemns Foreign Media Ban in Cambodia

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors has condemned a directive issued by the Cambodian government that forbids the broadcasting of all foreign programming for 31 days prior to the July 28 election. The directive affects all FM radio stations broadcasting Radio Free Asia and Voice of America programming.