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American man arrested and charged over child sex allegation in Kratie

Kratie: On 19th September 2021, the Kratie provincial court charged a 74 year old American national, a hotel owner, with purchasing child prostitution, Article 34 of the Law on Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation, which involved 2 underage boys. The suspect was remanded in the provincial prison to await his trial. The provincial …

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Frenchman faces child sexual abuse charges involving six underage boys

Phnom Penh: On 11th September 2021, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court charged a French national, 56, from Vierzon with Indecent Acts against Minor under 15 Years and Sexual Intercourse with Minor under Fifteen Years, Article 43 & 42 of the Law on Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation for alleged sexual abuse of 6 …

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Facebook and APLE Cambodia launch campaign to combat child exploitation online

Phnom Penh: On 29th June 2021, Facebook and APLE Cambodia NGO today launched a campaign to educate the public about the danger caused by sharing child sexual abuse images online, and how to report this kind of content to law enforcement and Facebook.  Over the past year, Facebook consulted the world leading experts in child …

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Child Protection Skills Training, 31 National Police Officers Trained

Phnom Penh: On August 13-14, a two full-day training workshop focusing on ‘child-friendly investigative procedure’ was jointly organised by the Ministry of Interior’s Anti Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Department and APLE Cambodia, attended by 31 specialised police officers who are mainly in charge of crime against children at national level. This training focused on …

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Juvenile Protection Police Force Trained to Tackle OCSE

Siem Reap: On June 22-23, a two-day skill training on Responding to Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE) was organised by APLE in cooperation with the Cambodian National Police, bringing together 17 senior police officials of the Anti-human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection units from five different cities/provinces (Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Banteay Meanchey, Battambang and Kampong …

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Child Protection Specialists and Practitioners Trained to Respond to Online Child Sexual Exploitation

Siem Reap: July 7-9, the Cambodian National Council for Children (CNCC) of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation in cooperation with APLE Cambodia organised a three-day skill training on ‘Preventing and Responding to Online Child Sexual Exploitation’, bringing together 50 participants with the central role of protecting children, including government’s inter-ministry officials, …

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37-year-old British Teacher Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse Crime

Siem Reap:  On June 4th, the Siem Reap Court pronounced a verdict against a 37-year-old British teacher found guilty of “Indecent Assault”, a crime stipulated under the Criminal Code of Cambodia. The man was sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in jail for sexually molesting two underage girls, aged 13 and 17 years. The …

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Two Cambodian Women Found Guilty of Procurement of Child Prostitution

Phnom Penh: On Monday May 25 of 2020, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court found two Cambodian women guilty of Procurement of Child Prostitution. One of them is the 37-year-old mother of the 14- year-old girl victim, who was sentenced to 5-year imprisonment for “Aggravated Procurement of Prostitution” as stipulated under Articles 25 and 27 of …

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A 37-year-old British English Teacher Charged with Child Sexual Abuse

SIEM REAP On May 21st, the Siem Reap Provincial Court charged a 37-year-old British national with indecent assault, as stated under Article 246 of the Cambodian Criminal Code, for the alleged child sexual abuse he perpetrated against two underage girls. If found guilty, the suspect shall be punished with 1 to 3 years of imprisonment. …

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Australian Teacher, 64, Found Guilty of Indecent Act Against a Minor Under 15 Years of Age

SIEM REAP On May 12th, the Siem Reap provincial court pronounced a verdict against Mr. Garry Mulroy, 64, a former Australian teacher, sentencing him to 2 years in jail and ordering him to pay a fine of 3 million Riel (approx. $US 750) for “Indecent act against a minor under 15 years” as stated under …

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