Critics Skewer Meta for Not Suspending Former Cambodia Leader’s Facebook Account


Publish Date:
September 29, 2023
VOA Cambodia
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“It is hard to imagine a clearer case of a political leader using social media to amplify threats and intimidation,” Oversight Board co-chair Michael McConnell said in a statement emailed to VOA Khmer on September 12.

McConnell, a Stanford Law School professor, said the video was part of a “concerning pattern of behavior from the Cambodian government” using social media as a tool of political suppression, in what Freedom House described as “digital authoritarianism.”

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