The Freedom Chat: An interview with Kaing Tong Ngy

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The Freedom Chat is an ongoing video series by Sampsonia Way featuring interviews with journalists and other media workers facing censorship and repression in their home countries. In these Q&A’s, conducted via video chat, journalists talk with Sampsonia Way about press freedom, anti-free speech legislation, and exile.

In the twelfth installment, Sampsonia Way editorial intern Olivia Rose Mansing talked with Kaing Tong Ngy, current Communication and Advocacy Officer for the Cambodian Center for Independent Media. In this interview he discusses the most dangerous topics for Cambodian journalists to cover, the growing prevalence of Facebook for Cambodian citizens, and how the free speech climate can be improved.

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Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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