Journalists Killed  |  Cambodia

Tou Chhom Mongkol


June 11, 1994, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Mongkol, editor-in-chief of the Khmer-language biweekly Antarakum, died one day after police found him lying unconscious on a Phnom Penh thoroughfare. Prior to Mongkol's death, Antarakum had carried a number of articles charging government and military officials with corruption, and its offices had been the target of a grenade attack in March.

Medium: Print

Job: Editor

Beats Covered: Corruption

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Government Officials

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: Yes

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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