Name: Leaving the Monkhood for Love song banned

Date:  1995 - 2005

Location:  Asia



Artist: Singer Heng Bunleap Radio and TV stations in Cambodia

Confronting Bodies: Cambodian government - the Information Ministry

Date of Action: December, 2004

Specific Location: Cambodia

Description of Artwork: A song with lyrics about a monk who prefers love in the arms of a woman to life at the pagoda.

Description of Incident: The Information Ministry has requested radio and TV stations to not play the song.

Results of Incident: Unknown.

Source: BBC News/ NCAC

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