Phnom Penh, On 5 December 2016, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court heard a defamation lawsuit filed by APLE Cambodia against a 64-year-old Australian national James Ricketson and on 15 December 2016 the Court pronounced a verdict finding James Ricketson guilty and sentencing him in absentia to compensation of 10 million ...
December 12, 2016
Phnom Penh - 11 December 2016: At Koh Pich Theater, some 3,000 participants celebrated the National Anti-Human Trafficking Day to mark their efforts to combat human trafficking in Cambodia. The event was organized by the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT), in collaboration with other development ...
Prevention is one of the main pillars of child protection. In October 2016, 32 NGO personnel and 25 confidential informants were equipped with new knowledge on child sexual abuse and exploitation online & offline through APLE training courses. The courses focused on the new modus operandi of preferential child sex ...
November 29, 2016
After going through the dark experience of sexual abuse and exploitation, most survivors disperse and there is less opportunity for them to come together. For this reason, APLE’s court support team supported by ECPAT International conducted a local consultation in Phnom Penh on 10 October 2016. The aim of this ...
November 25, 2016
Paying for the damage cannot remove the injury of sexual abuse and exploitation, but of course it may partly compensate for it. Most of the time, there are compensation orders from the courts, but the actual money that the convicted criminal pays becomes rare because they have no visible money ...