Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Trafficked girls

Trafficked girls

The three youngest of 14 trafficked Vietnamese girls, arrested June 20 for illegal immigration, have been released pending trial. Human rights groups were outraged when the girls, who were rescued from a brothel May 23 and moved to a local NGO for protection, were arrested June 20. The manager of the NGO said it wanted the court to charge those responsible for trafficking the girls as sex slaves. "If the court tries the case about illegal immigrants first, they may deport the victims and we will lose them as witnesses," he said. The brothel owner, who was arrested during the May raid, has escaped.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Cambodia's last tile masters: Why a local craft is under threat

Brought over by the French, painted cement tile making has been incorporated into Cambodian design for more than a century, even as the industry has died out in Europe.

Interview: Loung Ung, author of First They Killed My Father

The story of Loung Ung and her family’s suffering under the Khmer Rouge became known around the world with the success of her autobiographical book, First They Killed My Father.

Setting up a drone for flight. Photo supplied

How Cambodia's first drone company is helping farmers

SM Waypoint claims its unmanned aerial vehicles can help local farm and plantation owners increase their yields.