On 18 May 2016, Phnom Penh Municipal Court held a trial against a 53-year-old American national charged with purchasing of child prostitution by article 34 of Law on Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation (LSHTSE). There were 9 victims aged from 5 to 16 years old, 7 plaintiffs, and ...
For more than a decade, APLE in cooperation with Cambodian law enforcement and other stakeholders has made a great effort in child protection and the reduction of vulnerability of children in child sexual abuse and exploitation. In recent years through APLE’s awareness and training program, the capacity of Cambodian National Police ...
On 6 July 2016, APLE Executive Director, Seila Samleang, talked from the panel to the audiences at Mekong Tourism Forum 2016 about the essence of tourism industry in playing a role to protect children from the flip side of tourism. Acknowledging the valuable opportunity of this ...
Recently, APLE Cambodia and Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap province signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of Formal Cooperation. The MoU is intended to be a collaborative working arrangement and both parties acknowledged that no contractual relationship is created among them, but agreed to work together in the ...
Experience Sharing of Civil Plaintiffs in Court Process Encourages More Confidence and Participation
June 22, 2016
Recently, APLE’s court support team has organized a victim family discussion: “Experience Sharing of Civil Plaintiffs in Court Process,” supported by the German Embassy in Phnom Penh. This is the first time we arranged such a discussion. There were 9 civil plaintiffs attending the discussion and all of them have ...