Hang Chakra

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Blog   |   Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand

Press freedom heroes in Southeast Asia

Zunar displays a copy of his previously banned cartoons. (AP)

Three Southeast Asian journalists--Cambodia's Hang Chakra, Malaysia's Zulkiflee Anwar Ul Haque, or Zunar, and Thailand's Chiranuch Premchaiporn--were among the 48 awardees of the Hellman/Hammett grant, given to writers targeted with political persecution, who were recognized today by Human Rights Watch for their commitment to press freedom.

Alerts   |   Cambodia

Cambodian journalist released from prison in amnesty

New York, April 27, 2010—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the April 13 release from prison of Hang Chakraeditor and publisher of the opposition-aligned Khmer Machas Srok daily newspaper in Cambodia.

April 27, 2010 3:24 PM ET

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Attacks on the Press   |   Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea

Attacks on the Press 2009: Asia Developments

February 16, 2010 12:02 AM ET

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December 8, 2009 12:00 PM ET

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Alerts   |   Cambodia

Cambodian editor sentenced on 'disinformation' charge

New York, June 26, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the sentencing today of Hang Chakra, editor-in-chief of the opposition Khmer-language daily Khmer Machas Srok, to one year in prison stemming from his reports on alleged government corruption.
June 26, 2009 3:16 PM ET

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