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The guidelines

The guidelines

Information Ministry instructions issued to journalists on July

16:

  1. Do not make bad comments about the King, [Mouly proposed a complete ban on

    cartoons of the King on July 23].

  2. Respect the code of ethics of the Khmer Journalists Association.
  3. Do not use derogatory or strong words.
  4. Use correct spelling.
  5. Do not insult the leaders of government, members of parliament, governors of

    the provinces and officials.

  6. Do not print cartoon pictures of members of government connected with

    animals.

  7. Do not write sexy stories or print sexy pictures

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