Three journalists who
claim to work for the Rasmey Borei newspaper were arrested for
extortion on Tuesday in Kampong Thom province. Local police said that
the "unprofessional journalists" demanded US$10 from loggers who
passed by with wood on their oxcarts. It is the fifth arrest of a
journalist in Kampong Thom accused of harassment and extortion this
year, according local rights group Licadho.