Cambodian Association for Protection of Journalists
What is CAPJ?
The Cambodian association of Journalists (CAPJ) is a professional organisation for those Cambodian journalists who struggle for freedom of the press, the welfare of journalists and the right of society to obtain information.
CAPJ was founded on September 16th 2000 at a meeting of 30 journalists from 20 organisations in Phnom Penh. The participants also use that opportunity to show the non-partisan, non-profit, process in democracy and open way and impartial association in Cambodia to the world and regional countries.
CAPJ oppose every form of repression of the press as it is convinced that democratisation can only occur if the flow of the information is not disrupted. CAPJ oppose any forms of puppet and pro-powerful men in create the false new and lured the readers and listeners.
CAPJ has committed to establishing a fraternal spirit among the Cambodian journalists and step by step to reach the goal of responsible and real representative the voice of the people.