The Ministry of Information issued a statement Tuesday instructing the owners of all media organizations in Cambodia to desist from broadcasting or publishing the results of opinion polls in the five days preceding the July 28 national election.* The statement, dated Friday and signed by Information Minister Khieu Kanharith, warns media operators to pay “strong attention to the ban in accordance with the regulations and procedures of the upcoming election.” The CPP has dominated the mass media in the run-up to the election, though the country’s radio and television broadcasters bear the brunt of the warning. “You must stop
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