Internet Freedom Ranking Slips

(16-November-2016 / Khmer Times)
Internet Freedom Ranking Slips

Although the government continues to claim it honors international human rights edicts and freedom of expression on the internet, a report by the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) earlier this year showed a stark difference in its actions. The report pointed first to troubling parts of the Telecommunications Law, passed in November 2015. “The Telecommunications Law increases the government’s control over the industry and seriously threatens the rights to privacy of correspondence and freedom of expression,” the report said.

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