Suspension of NRP Show Bad for Cambodia
October 16, 2007, 10:16 am
Filed under: Freedom of Expression

Opinion

 

 Suspension of NRP Show Bad for Cambodia

by Moeun Chhean Nariddh

 

I very much regret that the Beehive Radio station briefly halted a political party radio program deemed critical of Prime Minister Hun Sen (“Radio Station Suspends NRP Show for Criticizing PM,” Monday, page 16).

 I feel that this suspension of the Norodom Ranariddh Party’s program and the prior screening of its show are just a sign of self-censorship that is still disturbing press freedom in Cambodia. Continue reading



Royalist Party Radio Program Suspended
October 16, 2007, 10:14 am
Filed under: Freedom of Expression

Royalist Party Radio Program Suspended

 

The “Royalist Voices” radio show produced by the Norodom Ranariddh Party was suspended for three days over the weekend by the FM105 Beehive Radio station which claimed that it was critical of Prime Minister Hun Sen.

The Beehive Radio station Director Mam Sonando told The Cambodia Daily newspaper that he suspended the show on October 11 because of inappropriate comments by hosts regarding a remark made by Hun Sen in a speech on October 8. Continue reading