Journalist Detained Over Logging Story

February 14, 2016 | Posted in: News

On Thursday 11. of Feb. a journalist in Mondolkiri province was arrested and briefly detained on the commander’s orders. The journalist had accused a military police commander of accepting bribes from illegal loggers.

The illegal logging with the alleged involvement of the military police commander has taken place inside the Seima Biodiversity Conservation Area, an area which should be conserved for biodiversity reasons and because the forest stores a lot of carbon

Read more in The Cambodian Daily