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Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by camboyano.hispano » Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:31 pm

I recently quieted my job at a school I was working at.
When some students and parents asked me why I stop working at the school I answered back on social media and now the school is suing me for difamation
The reason being that I used the school name and they say I can't do that. I don't know what do. Does anyone have any advice? Thanks.
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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by Username Taken » Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:38 pm

Leave the country.

Then try to blend in somewhere as a student of English, rather than trying to teach English.
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by epidemiks » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:09 pm

camboyano.hispano wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:31 pm
I recently quieted my job at a school I was working at.
When some students and parents asked me why I stop working at the school I answered back on social media and now the school is suing me for difamation
The reason being that I used the school name and they say I can't do that. I don't know what do. Does anyone have any advice? Thanks.
Bad mouthing ex-employers on publicly accessible social media posts is never a good idea.
What did you say about the school?
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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by Brody » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:26 pm

Does CEO count as a social media platform?

CEOCambodiaNews threw in an ominous NB last week.
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[CEO News: Note that posts on social media are heavily monitored in Cambodia.]
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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by hanno » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:37 pm

epidemiks wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:09 pm
camboyano.hispano wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:31 pm
I recently quieted my job at a school I was working at.
When some students and parents asked me why I stop working at the school I answered back on social media and now the school is suing me for difamation
The reason being that I used the school name and they say I can't do that. I don't know what do. Does anyone have any advice? Thanks.
Bad mouthing ex-employers on publicly accessible social media posts is never a good idea.
What did you say about the school?

Bad-mouthing ex-employers is never a good idea, period.

I hope OP was not hired as an English teacher.....
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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by Ricky Shaw » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:39 pm

Teaching what subject?
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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by Brody » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:42 pm

Ricky Shaw wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:39 pm
Teaching what subject?
HR?
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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by xandreu » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:50 pm

From what I understand defamation is taken quite seriously in Cambodia. It wan't long ago that someone was defaming a certain bank on Facboook, trying to say that they were dispensing fake $100 bills, which they got into quite a bit of trouble for,

It would never be a good idea to write anything potentially defamatory on a public forum where you are easily identifiable, such as Facebook. CEO offers a limited amount of anonymity but even then I wouldn't be surprised if legal action was threatened against the website if they allowed a potentially defamatory post to remain on the site without deleting it.
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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by camboyano.hispano » Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:43 am

They said I didn't return the teaching materials and other school property on a letter to the parents whose children attend that school. I simply replied to the accusations. I didn't know I wasn't supposed to say the school name.
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Re: Difamation law in Cambodia

Post by stupid-barang » Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:11 am

Time to break out the checkbook. I wonder what would ceo do if the powers asked to turn over identifying info about a poster, would they do it.?
To the op, if you need to bad mouth someone, first download tor browser, create the fake social media account and then have at it.

BTW this is an ULPT.
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