Cambodia is located on the southern part of the Indo-China peninsula in Southeast Asia. A former French colony, it was ruled for many years by Khmer Rouge communists.
With a population of 15.5 million people, Cambodia is led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has been in power in the capital Phnom Penh for more than 25 years.
Cambodia's premier has personally attacked the publication, describing its journalists as "servants of foreigners." Rights groups have warned that a government crackdown will reverse decades of progress in the country.